RE-Powering America Sites

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Layer displays the locations of contaminated mines, landfills, and industrial sites evaluated by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for their renewable energy potential. Sample layer shows sites screened for wind-power only.

Uranium Deposits

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This database contains the records previously provided in the Mineral Resource Data System (MRDS) of USGS and the Mineral Availability System/Mineral Industry Locator System (MAS/MILS) originated in the U.S. Bureau of Mines, which is now part of USGS. The MRDS … Continued

Coal Mines

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This layer shows the location and production of coal mines within the United States

Electric Bulk Power Transmission Lines

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This layer represents electric power transmission lines. Transmission Lines are the system of structures, wires, insulators and associated hardware that carry electric energy from one point to another in an electric power system. Lines are operated at relatively high voltages … Continued

Natural Gas Pipelines

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The U.S. natural gas pipeline network is a highly integrated network that moves natural gas throughout the continental United States. The pipeline network has about 3 million miles of mainline and other pipelines that link natural gas production areas and … Continued

Power Plants

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This layer shows the location of eletricty gernerating power-plants in the U.S., the total capacity of each plant, and the primary fuel source.

Emissions & Generation Resource Integrated Database (eGRID)

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This layer displays the locations of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Emissions & Generation Resource Integrated Database (eGRID) sites. The eGRID is a comprehensive source of data on the locations and environmental characteristics of almost all electric power generated in … Continued