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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: A9

Existing Regulations

A9: Information gathering, analysis, and dissemination
Information gathering (including, but not limited to, literature surveys, inventories, site visits, and audits), data analysis (including, but not limited to, computer modeling), document preparation (including, but not limited to, conceptual design, feasibility studies, and analytical energy supply and demand studies), and information dissemination (including, but not limited to, document publication and distribution, and classroom training and informational programs), but not including site characterization or environmental monitoring. (See also B3.1 of appendix B to this subpart.)

Previous Regulations

Categorical Exclusion Determinations dated before November 14th, 2011 were issued under previous DOE NEPA regulations. See the Notice of Final Rulemaking (76 FR 63763, 10/13/2011) for information changes to this categorical exclusion.

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  • September 9, 2014

    Subsea High Voltage Direct Current Connectors for Environmentally Safe and Reliable Powering of UDW…
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B3.6
    Date: 05/09/2014
    Location(s): New York
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 29, 2014

    Pressure Prediction and Hazard Avoidance Through Improved Seismic Imaging
    CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, A11
    Date: 05/29/2014
    Location(s): Massachusetts
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 29, 2014

    Pressure Prediction and Hazard Avoidance Through Improved Seismic Imaging
    CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, A11
    Date: 05/29/2014
    Location(s): Oklahoma
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 29, 2014

    Pressure Prediction and Hazard Avoidance Through Improved Seismic Imaging
    CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, A11
    Date: 05/29/2014
    Location(s): Massachusetts
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 27, 2014

    Zonal Isolation Improvements for Horizontal Wells Drilled in the Marcellus Shale
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Date: 05/27/2014
    Location(s): Texas
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 27, 2014

    Methodology & Algorithm Development for Evaluation of UDW or Arctic Floating Platform Performance
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Date: 05/27/2014
    Location(s): Texas
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 27, 2014

    Methodology & Algorithm Development for Evaluation of UDW or Arctic Floating Platform Performance
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Date: 05/27/2014
    Location(s): Texas
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 27, 2014

    Reliability of Annular Pressure Buildup (APB) Mitigation Technologies
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Date: 05/27/2014
    Location(s): Texas
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 27, 2014

    Development of Advanced CFD Tools for Enhanced Prediction of Explosion Pressure Development and …
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B3.6, B3.11
    Date: 05/27/2014
    Location(s): California
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 27, 2014

    Development of Advanced CFD Tools for Enhanced Prediction of Explosion Pressure Development and ...
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Date: 05/27/2014
    Location(s): Maryland
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 27, 2014

    Methodology & Algorithm Development for Evaluation of UDW or Arctic Floating Platform Performance
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Date: 05/27/2014
    Location(s): Texas
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 27, 2014

    Methodology & Algorithm Development for Evaluation of UDW or Arctic Floating Platform Performance
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Date: 05/27/2014
    Location(s): Texas
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 21, 2014

    Hydro Research Foundation University Research Awards - Tufts
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Date: 05/21/2014
    Location(s): Georgia
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 21, 2014

    Fuel Cell Hybrid Walk-In Van Deployment Project
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Date: 05/21/2014
    Location(s): Georgia
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 21, 2014

    GM Lithium Ion Battery Pack Manufacturing - Supplemental Work
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Date: 05/21/2014
    Location(s): Michigan
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 21, 2014

    GM Lithium Ion Battery Pack Manufacturing - Supplemental Work
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Date: 05/21/2014
    Location(s): Michigan
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 21, 2014

    Ion Advanced Solvent Carbon Dioxide Capture Pilot Project (Budget Period 1)
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11
    Date: 05/21/2014
    Location(s): Oklahoma
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 21, 2014

    Hydro Research Foundation University Research Awards - Penn State
    CX(s) Applied: A9
    Date: 05/21/2014
    Location(s): Pennsylvania
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 20, 2014

    NREL National Wind Technology Center Offsite 115 Kilovolt Tramsmission Line - Planning, Preliminary Design, and Environmental Surveys
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1
    Date: 05/20/2014
    Location(s): Colorado
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 13, 2014

    Recovery Act: Finding Large Aperture Fractures in Geothermal Resource Areas using a Three-Component Long-Offset Surface Seismic Survey, PSInSAR and Kinematic Analysis
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1
    Date: 05/13/2014
    Location(s): Nevada
    Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  • May 12, 2014

    System-Cost Optimized Smart EVSE for Residential Application (New Tasks 101 and 102)
    CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, A11
    Date: 05/12/2014
    Location(s): Michigan
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 9, 2014

    Subsea High Voltage Direct Current Connectors for Environmentally Safe and Reliable Powering of UDW…
    CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B3.6
    Date: 05/09/2014
    Location(s): Connecticut
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 8, 2014

    ZERT II: Investigating the Fundamental Issues of Carbon Dioxide Sequestration
    CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, B3.6
    Date: 05/08/2014
    Location(s): Montana
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • May 8, 2014

    Subtask 2.20: EERC Evaluation of Tight Oil Formations
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Date: 05/08/2014
    Location(s): North Dakota
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • April 29, 2014

    Connectivity Between Fractures and Pores in Hydrocarbon-Rich Mudrocks
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
    Date: 04/29/2014
    Location(s): Texas
    Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory