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CX-001547: Categorical Exclusion Determination

St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant - Energy Efficiency and Conservation Summary (EECS) (S)
CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B5.1
Date: 03/31/2010
Location(s): Louisiana
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant funding. The parish of Saint Tammany, Louisiana will use the Department of Energy (DOE) funds for the following activities which are bounded by the signed Statement of Work (SOW) and are therefore categorically excluded under National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA): Activity #3: Audits of 25 parish owned buildings, Activity #4: Renewables Initiative-Replacement of existing fighting with photovoltaic systems, Activity #5: Codes, Inspections and Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Activity #7: Retrofits at parish buildings. Additionally, the parish of Saint Tammany would also use DOE funds for the following activities which are not bounded by signed SOW.However, the following activities would not have a significant effect on the environment, do not require an environmental assessmen, and is categorically excluded under NEPA: Activity #2: technical consultant to assist in implementing the strategy, Activity #6: water meters and recycling.