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Newport, Oregon

photo:  Pacific Coastal Ecology Branch Laboratory

This facility features the following green attributes:
green power Green Power
Water Management Plan Water Management Plan

Pacific Coastal Ecology Branch

Total Facility Area: 38,851 gross square feet (GSF)
Estimated Personnel: 50 persons

FY 2003 Energy Consumption*: 6,866,198,304 Btu per year
FY 2003 Btu per GSF per Year: 176,732
FY 2012 Energy Consumption: 15,287,397,028 Btu per year
FY 2012 Btu per GSF per Year: 393,488; 122.6 percent increase from the baseline

FY 2007 Water Consumption**: 358,000 gallons per year
FY 2007 Gallons per GSF per Year: 9.2
FY 2012 Water Consumption: 242,000 gallons per year
FY 2012 Gallons per GSF per Year: 6.2; 32.4 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.


The Coastal Ecology Branch (CEB) is the marine research group for the Western Ecology Division, a part of the National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory of the Office of Research and Development (ORD). The Newport facility studies the effects of human population-induced stresses on the habitats and species of the estuarine systems of the Pacific Northwest.

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View an archive of older environmental information about the CEB facility.

For More Information About This Facility

Website: www.epa.gov/wed/pages/facilities/newportfacilities.htm

Primo Knight (knight.primo@epa.gov)
Hatfield Marine Science Center
2111 SE Marine Science Drive
Newport, OR 97365
Phone: (541) 754-4418

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