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April 2, 2012
Neil Smith puts a trained eye on the pressure and flow of a food-grade com¬pound being injected into an under¬ground plume of hazardous waste near the X-720 Maintenance Facility at the DOE Piketon Site. The sodium lactate compound promotes bacterial growth in the groundwater that turns hazardous waste into harmless end-products.
Portsmouth Site Feeds Bacteria to Render Hazardous Groundwater Waste Harmless

PIKETON, Ohio – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management’s Portsmouth site is using an environmentally friendly approach to reduce hazardous waste in a ground¬water plume.

March 26, 2012
U.S. Department of Energy Announces 2012 Dates for Public Tours of Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant

PIKETON, OH – Have you ever wanted to go inside the security fence at the Department of Energy’s former uranium enrichment facilities to see what’s behind the gates?

March 22, 2012
Obama Administration Announces $14.2 Million in New Funding to Develop Lightweight Materials for Advanced Vehicles

Effort at the Department of Energy to accelerate the development and deployment of stronger and lighter materials for advanced vehicles that will help reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil, save drivers money, and limit carbon pollution

January 25, 2012
EA-1722-SA-001: Supplement Analysis for an Environmental Assessment

Electric Drive Vehicle Battery and Component Manufacturing Initiative Application, Lancaster, OH

January 18, 2012
Secretary Chu's Remarks at the City Club of Cleveland -- As Prepared for Delivery

On January 18, 2012, Secretary Chu spoke at the City Club of Cleveland in Cleveland, OH.

January 9, 2012
DOE Selects Two Small Businesses to Truck Transuranic Waste to New Mexico Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

Cincinnati – The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded two small-business contracts to
CAST Specialty Transportation, Inc. and Visionary Solutions, LLC, to provide trucking services
to transport transuranic (TRU) waste, from DOE and other defense-related TRU waste generator sites to
the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) site, near Carlsbad, New Mexico.

January 1, 2012
A firefighter uses a drip torch, a can of fuel with a flame-carrying torch head at the spout, to ignite the fire.
Portsmouth Site Achieves Regulatory Milestone after Successful Controlled Burn

PIKETON, Ohio – Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant firefighters recently completed a prescribed fire, or controlled burn, of an 18-acre prairie at the site, two weeks ahead of a regulatory deadline.

December 20, 2011
CX-007406: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Shallow Water Offshore Wind System Optimization for the Great Lakes
CX(s) Applied: A9
Date: 12/20/2011
Location(s): Ohio
Offices(s): Golden Field Office

December 20, 2011
CX-007463: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Ohio Advanced Transportation Partnership/City of Columbus Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation
CX(s) Applied: B5.23
Date: 12/20/2011
Location(s): Ohio
Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

December 20, 2011
CX-007462: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Light-Emitting Diode Street Light Retrofit
CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, B5.1, B5.15
Date: 12/20/2011
Location(s): Ohio
Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory