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CX-001567: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Lehigh County (Pennsylvania), Geothermal Trexler Environmental Center - American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (S)
CX(s) Applied: B5.1
Date: 04/01/2010
Location(s): Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant funded. Lehigh County has installed a ground source heat pump (GSHP) system in a new environmental center at the Lehigh County nature preserve. Since the location of the proposed GSHP system is in a developing area of multi-use buildings there was minimal to no aesthetic impact from the installation process. The building for which the GSHP system provides heating and cooling is a newly constructed building. Land disturbance had occurred prior to project implementation of the GSHP system.