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NEPA CATEGORICAL EXCLUSIONS - 9/2017 TO PRESENT

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ARRA Date Title Recipient Name Location DOE/NETL Sponsors
N 11/13/2017 Identification and Characterization of Coal and Coal By-Products Containing High Rare Earth Element (REE) Concentrations Prime: Tetra Tech, Inc. Sub: West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey Pittsburgh, PA Morgantown, WV FE/TDIC/Coal/Enabling Technologies & Partnerships Team
N 11/13/2017 Identification and Characterization of Coal and Coal By-Products Containing High Rare Earth Element (REE) Concentrations Prime: Tetra Tech, Inc. Sub: Nexus Geos, LLC Multiple sites, Multiple states FE/TDIC/Coal/Enabling Technologies & Partnerships Team
N 11/09/2017 High Temperature Electrochemical Sensors for In-Situ Corrosion Monitoring in Coal-Based Power Generation Boilers Prime: West Virginia University Research Corporation Subs: Aspinity, Inc., Longview Power LLC Morgantown, WV Maidsville, WV FE/TDIC/Coal/Enabling Technologies & Partnerships Team
N 11/07/2017 Economic Extraction, Recovery, and Upgrading of Rare Earth Elements from Coal-Based Resources Prime: University of Utah Sub: Virginia Tech Salt Lake City, UT Blacksburg, VA FE/TDIC/Coal/Enabling Technologies & Partnerships Team
N 11/07/2017 Modularization of Ceramic Hollow Fiber Membrane Technology for Air Separation University of South Carolina Columbia, SC FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 11/07/2017 Development of a Cost-Effective Extraction Process for the Recovery of Heavy and Critical REEs from the Clays and Shales Associated with Coal Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA FE/TDIC/Coal/Enabling Technologies & Partnerships Team
N 11/07/2017 Economic Extraction and Recovery of REEs and Production of Clean Value-Added Products from Low-Rank Coal Fly Ash Prime: University of North Dakota - EERC Sub: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Grand Forks, ND Richland, WA FE/TDIC/Coal/Enabling Technologies & Partnerships Team
N 11/07/2017 Concentrating REE in AMD using Coal Combustion Products with Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation The Ohio State University Columbus, OH FE/TDIC/Coal/Enabling Technologies & Partnerships Team
N 11/03/2017 Small-Scale Engineered High Flexibility Gasifier Prime: Southern Research Institute Subs: Reaction Engineering International, Unitel Multiple sites, Multiple states FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 11/03/2017 Radically Engineered Modular Air Separation System with Tailored Oxygen Sorbents Prime: North Carolina State University Subs: West Virginia University, Reaction Engineering International Multiple sites, Multiple states FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 11/01/2017 Coupled Hydrothermal Extraction and Ligand-Associated Swellable Glass Media Recovery of REEs from Coal Fly Ash Prime: Wayne State University Subs: Los Alamos National Laboratory, UCLA Multiple sites, Multiple states FE/TDIC/Coal/Enabling Technologies & Partnerships Team
N 11/01/2017 Pilot Testing of Modular Oxygen Production System Using Oxygen Binding Adsorbents Prime: Research Triangle Institute Sub: Air Liquide Research Triangle Park, NC, Newark, DE FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 10/31/2017 Low Cost Rare Earth Element (REE) Recovery from Acid Mine Drainage Sludge Prime: Research Triangle Institute Subs: Cerahelix, Inc., Veolia Multiple sites, Multiple states FE/TDIC/Coal/Enabling Technologies & Partnerships Team
N 10/30/2017 Advanced Sorbents for Modular Oxygen Production for REMS Gasifiers Thermosolv, LLC Laramie, WY FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 10/27/2017 Gasification Combined Heat and Power from Coal Fines Prime: University of Kentucky - CAER Subs: Baoju Science and Technology Company, LLC, Smith Management Group, Hendricks Resources, Trimeric Corporation Multiple sites, Multiple states, and China FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 10/25/2017 Staged Opposed Multi Burner (OMB) for Modular Gasifier/Burner Prime: University of Kentucky Subs: East China University of Science and Technology, Trimeric Corporation Lexington, KY Shanghai, China Buda, TX FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 10/24/2017 Low-Cost, Efficient, and Durable High Temperature Wireless Sensors by Direct Write Additive Manufacturing for Application in Fossil Energy Systems Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA FE/TDIC/Coal/Enabling Technologies & Partnerships Team
N 10/23/2017 Recovery of High Purity Rare Earth Elements (REEs) from Coal Ash via a Novel Electrowinning Process Prime: Battelle Memorial Institute Sub: Rare Earth Salts Multiple sites, Multiple states FE/TDIC/Coal/Enabling Technologies & Partnerships Team
N 10/23/2017 Low Temperature Plasma Treatment for Enhanced Recovery of Highly Valued Critical Rare Earth Elements (REEs) from Coal Prime: University of Kentucky Sub: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Multiple sites, Multiple states FE/TDIC/Coal/Enabling Technologies & Partnerships Team
N 10/20/2017 Analytical Sample Preparation Laboratory RIC, MEM Albany, OR FE/RIC/MEM/Structural Materials Team
N 10/20/2017 Classification of Methane Emissions from Industrial Meters, Vintage vs. New Plastic Pipe, and Plastic-lined Steel and Cast Iron Pipe Prime: Gas Technology Institute Subs: AECOM, GHD Multiple sites, Multiple states FE/TDIC/OG/Unconventional Oil and Gas Team
N 10/20/2017 At-Source Recovery of Rare Earth Elements from Coal Mine Drainage Prime: West Virginia University Research Corporation Sub: Virginia Tech Multiple sites, Multiple states FE/TDIC/Coal/Enabling Technologies & Partnerships Team
N 10/18/2017 Biomass Feed Preparation Lab NETL Morgantown, WV FE/RIC/ECE/Thermal Sciences Team
N 10/04/2017 Cold-Flow Circulating Fluidized Bed NETL Morgantown, WV FE/RIC/ECE/Thermal Sciences Team
N 10/02/2017 Classification of Methane Emissions from Industrial Meters, Vintage vs. New Plastic Pipe, and Plastic-lined Steel and Cast Iron Pipe Prime: Gas Technology Institute Subs: AECOM, GHD Services, Inc. Multiples sites, NC, SC, MD, DC, VA FE/TDIC/OG/Unconventional Oil and Gas Team
N 09/28/2017 Building 28 Demolition Shuck Construction Morgantown, WV FE/LOC/FO/Engineering & Facilities Team
N 09/26/2017 Pittsburgh Cafeteria Renovations NETL Pittsburgh, PA FE/LOC/FO/Engineering & Facilities Team
N 09/26/2017 Making the Case for Smart, Shared, and Sustainable Mobility Services Prime: Seattle Department of Transportation Subs: Denver, CO, New York City, NY, and Portland, OR Denver, CO, New York City, NY, Portland, OR EE/TDIC/ETD/Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Team
N 09/25/2017 Advanced Systems Level Technology Development, Integration, and Demonstration for Efficient Class 8 Trucks Prime: PACCAR Subs: Multiple sites in WA, MS, MI, and CO Multiple sites, Multiple states EE/TDIC/ETD/Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Team
N 09/22/2017 Novel Catalytic Process Technology for Utilization of CO2 for Ethylene Oxide and Propylene Oxide Production Prime: RTI International Sub: LyondellBasell Durham County, NC Channelview, TX FE/TDIC/Coal/Carbon Capture Team
N 09/22/2017 Southeast Alternative Fuel Deployment Partnership Prime: Center for Transportation and the Environment Subs: Multiple sites in AL, GA, and SC Multiple sites, Multiple states EE/TDIC/ETD/Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Team
N 09/22/2017 NETL Arc Flash Hazard Analysis Lee Jensen Multiple sites, Multiple states FE/LOC/FO/Engineering & Facilities Team
N 09/22/2017 Storing CO2 in Built Infrastructure:CO2 Carbonation of Precast Concrete Products University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI FE/TDIC/Coal/Carbon Capture Team
N 09/22/2017 Primary Power Distribution Switchgear (PPDS) Upgrade TBD Morgantown, WV FE/LOC/FO/Engineering & Facilities Team
N 09/21/2017 Real-Time Monitoring of Gas Turbine Components using Online Learning and HD Data Prime: Georgia Institute of Technology Sub: Penn State University Atlanta, GA State College, PA FE/TDIC/Coal/Enabling Technologies & Partnerships Team
N 09/21/2017 North Dakota Integrated Carbon Storage Complex Feasibility Study (Project Modifications) University of North Dakota EERC Oliver and Mercer County, ND FE/TDIC/Coal/Carbon Storage Team
N 09/21/2017 B-925 Playground Upgrades TBD South Park Twp, PA FE/LOC/FO/Engineering & Facilities Team
N 09/20/2017 Discrete Element Roughness Modeling for Design Optimization of Additively and Conventionally Manufactured Internal Turbine Cooling Passages Prime: Penn State University Subs: Baylor University, GE Global Research State College, PA Waco, TX Niskayuna, NY FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 09/19/2017 Highly-Active and Contaminant-Tolerant Cathodes for Durable Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Georgia Tech Research Corporation Atlanta, GA FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 09/19/2017 Development of High Performance Ni-Base Alloys for Gas Turbine Wheels Using Co-Precipitation Approach Prime: Ohio State University Subs: GE Global Research, Metals Technology Inc Columbus, OH, Niskayuna, NY, Northridge, CA FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 09/19/2017 Integrated TBC/EBC for SiC Fiber Reinforced SiC Matrix Composites for Next Generation Gas Turbines Prime: Clemson University Sub: GE Power Clemson, SC Schenectady, NY, Greenville, SC FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 09/18/2017 Fuel Injection Dynamics and Composition Effects on RDE Performance University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 09/18/2017 Self-Cleaning Cathodes for Endurance to Chromium Poisoning Boston University Boston, MA FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 09/18/2017 In-situ Optical Monitoring of Gas Turbine Blade Coatings Under Operational Extreme Environments Prime: University of Central Florida Sub: Siemens Energy Orlando, FL Casselberry, FL FE/TDIC/Coal/Enabling Technologies & Partnerships Team
N 09/18/2017 Development of Low Cost, Robust and Durable Cathode Materials to Support SOFC Commercialization University of South Carolina Columbia, SC FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 09/15/2017 Integrated Transpiration and Lattice Cooling Systems by Additive Manufacturing with Oxide-Dispersion Strengthened Alloys Prime: University of Pittsburgh Sub: West Virginia University Multiple sites, Multiple states FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 09/15/2017 Core-Shell Heterostructures as Functional Materials for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) Electrodes Prime: Boston University Sub: Worcester Polytechnic Institute Boston, MA Worcester, MA FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 09/15/2017 Advanced Anode for Internal Reforming and Thermal Management in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Prime: University of Connecticut Sub: Fuel Cell Energy Storrs-Mansfield, CT Danbury, CT FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 09/15/2017 High Frequency Transverse Combustion Instabilities in Low-NOx Gas Turbines Georgia Tech Atlanta, GA FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 09/14/2017 Robust Optical Sensor Technology for Real-Time Monitoring of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells with High Spatial Resolutions Prime: University of Pittsburgh Sub: Watt Fuel Cell Corp. Pittsburgh, PA Mount Pleasant, PA FE/TDIC/Coal/Enabling Technologies and Partnerships
N 09/13/2017 High Yield, Economical, and Environmentally Benign Production of Rare Earth Elements from Coal Ash (Phase 2) Prime: Physical Sciences, Inc. Subs: University of Kentucky CAER, University of Kentucky at East Kentucky Power Cooperative Smith Station, Winner Water Services Andover, MA, Lexington, KY, Trapp County, KY, Sharon, PA FE/TDIC/Coal/Enabling Technologies & Partnerships Team
N 09/13/2017 Making the Case for Smart, Shared, and Sustainable Mobility Services Prime: Seattle Department of Transportation Sub: New York City Seattle, WA New York City, NY EE/TDIC/ETD/Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Team
N 09/12/2017 WestSmart EV: Western Smart Plug-in Vehicle Community Partnership Prime: PacifiCorp Subs: Maverick Gas Station, Utah State University Salt Lake City, UT Washington, UT Fillmore, UT Logan, UT EE/TDIC/ETD/Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Team
N 09/12/2017 Accelerating AFV Adoption in Mid-America Prime: Metropolitan Energy Center, Inc. Subs: Blue Springs R-IV Public Schools, City of El Dorado, KS Public Works Dept, City of Garden City Solid Waste Division, Grain Valley R-5 Schools Transportation Dept, Kansas Aviation Dept, Sapp Brothers Travel Center Multiple sites, Multiple states EE/TDIC/ETD/Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Team
N 09/12/2017 Intelligent Sensor Develop and Demonstration for Distribution System with DER Prime: University of Texas-Austin Subs: Verivolt LLC, Argonne National Laboratory, National Instruments Corp. Austin, TX San Francisco, CA Argonne, IL OE/TDIC/ETD/Energy Delivery & Security Team
N 09/12/2017 Improving Economic Viability of Biological Utilization of Coal Power Plant CO2 Prime: University of Illinois Sub: Helios-NRG Urbana-Champaign, IL Amherst, NY FE/TDIC/Coal/Carbon Capture Team
N 09/11/2017 LGFCS SOFC Prototype System Testing LGFCS Canton, OH FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 09/11/2017 Recovery of Rare Earth Elements (REEs) from Coal Mine Drainage (Phase 2) Prime: WVU Research Corp Subs: Virginia Tech, Steele Shaft, Omega Site, DLM, Tetra Tech Multiple sites, Multiple states FE/TDIC/Coal/Enabling Technologies & Partnerships
N 09/11/2017 Electric Last Mile Project Prime: Pecan Street Inc Subs: Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Electric Cab of North America Austin, TX EE/TDIC/ETD/Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Team
N 09/11/2017 High Throughput In-line Coating Metrology Development for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Prime: Redox Power Systems Sub: NREL College Park, MD Golden, CO FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 09/11/2017 Albany Building 33 Sidewalk, Stairs, and Flagpole Area Mike Hayes Albany, OR FE/LOC/FO/Engineering & Facilities Team
N 09/11/2017 Evaluation of Agglomeration Potential of Oxygen Carriers for Chemical Looping Combustion (CLC) and Chemical Looping with Oxygen Uncoupling (CLOU) Penn State University University Park, PA FE/TDIC/Coal/Enabling Technologies & Partnerships Team
N 09/11/2017 Energy Efficient Logistics: Behavior-Based Policymaking at NYC-Albany Corridor Prime: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Subs: Argonne National Laboratory, George Mason University, NYC Department of Transportation, Capital District Transportation Committee, NY Metropolitan Transportation Council Multiple sites, Multiple states EE/TDIC/ETD/Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Team
N 09/11/2017 Ultra-High Temperature Anode Recycle Blower for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC) Mohawk Innovative Technology, Inc. Albany, NY FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 09/11/2017 Improving Nox Entitlement Through Experimental and Computation Axial Staging Prime: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Sub: University of Central Florida Daytona Beach, FL Orlando, FL FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 09/08/2017 Cost-Effective Stabilization of Nanostructured Cathodes by ALD Prime: University of Pennsylvania Sub: Atrex Philadelphia, PA Walpole, MA FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 09/08/2017 Development of Agile and Cost Effective Manufacturing of Reliable Ceramic Components for SOFC Systems Saint-Gobain Northboro, MA FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 09/08/2017 Fundamental Studies on the Reaction Mechanisms of Oxygen Carriers for CLC/CLOU of Solid Fuels Prime: Penn State University Sub: Princeton University University Park, PA Princeton, NJ FE/TDIC/Coal/Enabling Technologies & Partnerships Team
N 09/07/2017 Operating Stresses and their Effects on Degradation of LSM-Based SOFC Cathodes Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 09/07/2017 Replacement of the Reference Equation of State for CO2 Thermodynamic Properties National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Boulder, CO FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 09/07/2017 On-Demand Designing of Cathode Internal Surface Architecture Prime: West Virginia University Sub: Altrex Morgantown, WV Walpole, MA FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 09/07/2017 Degradation & Performance Studies of ALD-Stabilized SOFC Cathodes Prime: Michigan State University Subs: Altrex Energy, University of South Carolina East Lansing, MI Walpole, MA Columbia, SC FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 09/07/2017 Validation of CFD Models for Turbulent, Supercritical CO2 Combustion Texas A&M University College Station, TX FE/TDIC/Coal/Enabling Technologies & Partnerships Team
N 09/07/2017 Designing Polymer/2D MOF Composite Membranes with Enhanced CO2 Transport for CO2/N2 Separation Penn State University University Park, PA FE/TDIC/Coal/Enabling Technologies & Partnerships Team
N 09/07/2017 Layer-by-Layer Functional Thin Film Coatings for Enhanced Light Gas Separations Texas A&M University College Station, TX FE/TDIC/Coal/Enabling Technologies & Partnerships Team
N 09/06/2017 Electric Last Mile Project Prime: Pecan Street Inc Subs: Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Electric Cab of North America Austin, TX EE/TDIC/ETD/Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Team
N 09/06/2017 Improving Ni-based SOFC Anode Resilience and Durability Montana State University Bozeman, MT FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 09/06/2017 High Inlet Temperature Combustor for Direct Fired Supercritical Oxy-Combustion - Phase II (New/Modified Partners and SOPO) Prime: Southwest Research Institute Subs: Georgia Tech, Spectral Energies, Thar Energy, GE Global Research, University of Central Florida Multiple sites, Multiple states FE/TDIC/Coal/Advanced Energy Systems Team
N 09/01/2017 Investigation of REE Extraction from North Dakota Coal-Related Feedstocks - Phase 2 Prime: University of North Dakota Subs: Barr Engineering Co, PNNL, UND - Falkirk Mine, UND - Slope County Grand Forks, ND Hibbing, MN Richland, WA Underwood, ND Slope County, ND FE/TDIC/Coal/Enabling Technologies & Partnerships Team