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May 12, 2014
DOE Issues Record of Decision for the Uranium Leasing Program

In a Record of Decision (ROD) published in the Federal Register today, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it has decided to continue management of the Uranium Leasing Program (ULP) for 31 lease tracts for the next 10 years.  DOE’s decision is consistent with its preferred alternative identified in the Final Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (Final ULP PEIS) (DOE/EIS-0472).  

May 12, 2014
EIS-0472: Record of Decision

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

May 1, 2014
Colorado: Energy Modeling Products Support Energy Efficiency Projects

Xcel Energy, a Minnesota-based utility that supplies electricity and natural gas to eight states, employed two EERE-developed products in developing a program management tool for its Energy Design Assistance (EDA) program. Through EDA, Xcel provides energy consulting services to construction projects to encourage efficient energy use.

April 29, 2014
Inspiring and Building the Next Generation of Residential Energy Professionals

Energy Department's Challenge Home Student Design Competition aims to inspire the next generation of architects, engineers, construction managers, and entrepreneurs to design homes that meet requirements for zero energy ready performance that are affordable and market-ready.

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 23, 2014
CX-012008: Categorical Exclusion Determination

National Wind Technology Center Acoustic Propagation Testing
CX(s) Applied: B1.3
Date: 04/23/2014
Location(s): Colorado
Offices(s): Golden Field Office

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.