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December 21, 2012
The Rocky Flats Plant was first established in 1951 as a nuclear weapons manufacturing facility. Today, almost 4,000 acres make up the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge. Located just 16 miles northwest of Denver, Colorado, the refuge provides a habitat for migratory birds and mammals. | Photo courtesy of the U.S. Department of Energy.
Photo of the Week: Rocky Flats Wildlife Refuge

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November 1, 2012
Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-13-01

Implementation of the Department of Energy's Concentrating Solar Power Program

October 31, 2012
EA-1914: Notice of Scoping of an Environmental Assessment

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) Site-Wide Environmental Assessment, Golden, Colorado

October 16, 2012
Rich Bush, DOE Site Manager, explains the Grand Junction, Colorado, Disposal Site to Colorado Mesa University students.
DOE and Colorado Mesa University Education Agreement Expands LM's Site Reuse Portfolio

A partnership with Colorado Mesa University (CMU) in Grand Junction, Colorado, and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently provided a chance for CMU students and their instructor to visit the Grand Junction, Colorado, Disposal Site.

October 16, 2012
LM Co-Hosts Internatonal Workshop on Uranium Legacy Sites

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Legacy Management (LM) co-hosted, with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), a week of visits to DOE sites in Colorado and Utah, and a 4-day workshop in Grand Junction, Colorado.

October 9, 2012
The Boulder Canyon Hydroelectric Facility's new, highly-efficient turbine. | Photo courtesy of the city of Boulder, Colorado.
Boosting America’s Hydropower Output

Learn about the Energy Department's effort to help optimize the performance of hydropower facilities across the U.S.

September 21, 2012
NEPA Determination: LM-12-12

Routine and Non-Routine Activities at the Grand Junction, Colorado, Office Site
CX(s) Applied: B1.3, B1.4, B1.7, B1.13, B1.15, B1.16, B1.23, B1.24, B1.28, B2.1, B2.2, B2.4, B2.5, B3.1, 5.16, 6.1
Date: 09/21/2012
Location(s): Grand Junction, CO
Offices(s): Legacy Management

September 12, 2012
News Release: Energy Department Signs Option and Lease for Durango Solar Project

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced completion of initial steps toward developing a solar energy facility on the Durango uranium mill tailings disposal site in southwestern Colorado.

September 6, 2012
NREL's new high performance computer data center will reside in the Energy Systems Integration Facility, which is currently under construction. The data center will expand the laboratory's capabilities in modeling and simulation necessary to advance renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, NREL.
Partnering to Create an Energy Efficient Data Center

The Energy Department's National Lab builds one of the world’s most energy efficient data centers.

August 9, 2012
News Release: Energy Department and International Atomic Energy Agency to Host Remediation Workshop

Experts from more than 20 countries will gather to share information about remediation of former uranium production sites
The U.S. Department of Energy and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are hosting the International Workshop on Legacy Management and Regulatory Supervision of Uranium Legacy Sites from August 13 through 24.