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April 25, 2014
Superior Ecotech's  technology uses algae to convert carbon dioxide resulting from brewing beer into omega-3 oils, which lowers carbon emissions for craft breweries. The team’s long-term goal is to use its algae oils to produce clean, cost-effective, and renewable biofuels. | Photo courtesy of Superior Ecotech
Superior Ecotech Wins University of Colorado Cleantech New Venture Challenge

Competing on its home turf, Superior Ecotech won the University of Colorado at Boulder’s Cleantech New Venture Challenge—one of six regional contests that make up the Energy Department's National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition.

April 21, 2014
CX-012077: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Danger Tree Management on Craig to Hayden 230-Kilovolt Transmission Line
CX(s) Applied: B1.3
Date: 04/21/2014
Location(s): Colorado, Colorado
Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

March 31, 2014
Empty containers on haul trucks are loaded with mill tailings.
Moab Project Logs 2 Million Work Hours Without Lost-Time Injury or Illness

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – The number 1,584 may not mean much to most people, but for the workers on EM’s Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Project, it represents the number of days without a work-related, lost-time injury or illness, as defined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

March 31, 2014
DOE Fellows gather with EM Lead Foreign Affairs Specialist Ana Han, front row, left to right, EM Acting Assistant Secretary David Huizenga, and Florida International University Applied Research Director Dr. Leonel E. Lagos at the Waste Management 2014 Conference.
DOE Fellows Join Waste Management Conference

PHOENIX – Florida International University (FIU) staff members and students who work with EM on research efforts took part in the Waste Management 2014 Conference on the safe management and disposition of radioactive materials and waste in Phoenix earlier this month.

March 28, 2014
Research Lab Wins Prestigious Award for Changing the Energy Game

The Energy Systems Integration Facility, a first-of-its-kind research user facility, has won R&D Magazine’s 2014 Laboratory of the Year.

March 25, 2014
A worker installs energy-saving streetlights on Colorado Avenue. | Photo courtesy of Springs Sustainability
EECBG Success Story: Colorado Springs Gets an Energy Saving-Facelift

In 2009, the city of Colorado Springs received $3.6 million in Recovery Act funding from the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. Since then, the city has invested the money into several projects to reduce energy waste throughout the community. Learn more.

March 21, 2014
DOE Evaluates Environmental Impacts of Uranium Mining on Government Land in Western Colorado

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that the Final Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) is available to the public.

March 19, 2014
Final Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS)

Uranium Leasing Program—Mesa, Montrose, and San Miguel Counties, Colorado

EIS-0472 evaluated the environmental impacts of management alternatives for DOE’s Uranium Leasing Program, under which DOE administers tracts of land in western Colorado for exploration, development, and the extraction of uranium and vanadium ores.
 

March 18, 2014
EIS-0472: Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement

Uranium Leasing Program, Mesa, Montrose, and San Miguel Counties, Colorado

March 12, 2014
Empty containers on haul trucks are being loaded with mill tailings.
Moab Project Safely Logs 2 Million Work Hours

(Grand Junction, CO) ― The number 1,584 may not mean much to most people, but for the workers on the U.S. Department of Energy Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Project, it represents the number of days without a work-related, lost-time injury or illness, as defined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. That’s more than 4 years, from November 2009 through February 2014. In those 4-plus years, employees have safely logged more than 2 million work hours.