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Athens, Georgia - ORD

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National Exposure Research Laboratory

Total Facility Area: 78,146 gross square feet (GSF)
Estimated Personnel: 153 persons

FY 2003 Energy Consumption*: 28,097,891,400 Btu per year
FY 2003 Btu per GSF per Year: 359,556
FY 2012 Energy Consumption: 20,454,774,220 Btu per year
FY 2012 Btu per GSF per Year: 261,751; 27.2 percent reduction from the baseline

FY 2007 Water Consumption**: 3,463,780 gallons per year
FY 2007 Gallons per GSF per Year: 44.3
FY 2012 Water Consumption: 1,095,223 gallons per year
FY 2012 Gallons per GSF per Year: 14.0; 68.4 percent reduction from the baseline

All energy and water data are reported as of FY 2012.
*FY 2003 is the standard baseline year used by the federal government to measure energy conservation progress.
**FY 2007 is the standard baseline year used by the federal government to measure water conservation progress.

Description

The Ecosystems Research Division of EPA's National Exposure Research Laboratory in Athens, Georgia, conducts research on organic and inorganic chemicals, greenhouse gas biogeochemical cycles, and land use perturbations that create stressor exposures and potential risks to humans and ecosystems. EPA's Office of Research and Development (ORD) maintains the following three facilities.

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For More Information About This Facility

Website: www.epa.gov/athens

Rick Pittman (pittman.rick@epa.gov)
National Exposure Research Laboratory
U.S. EPA Ecosystems Research Division
960 College Station Road
Athens, GA 30605-2700
Phone: (706) 355-8010
Fax: (706) 355-8068


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