Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H)

The Office of Science (SC) has a NEPA Compliance Officer on staff to coordinate all NEPA compliance and support matters at its laboratories. Responsibilities include managing the review and approval of NEPA documentation of SC Headquarter programs, and working with Department of Energy (DOE) Science programs and other DOE Headquarters Program Offices conducting research at SC facilities. SC takes a proactive approach in meeting the environmental and decision-making goals of NEPA and associated Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations by developing and implementing:

  • Policy and management expectations
  • NEPA guidance and procedures
  • NEPA Quality Awards program to recognize achievements

Visit EPA's National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Compliance siteExternal link

Visit DOE's Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance site

Visit SC's Categorical Exclusions and NEPA Documents page


Argonne Site Office Categorical Exclusion (CX) Determinations

Categorical Exclusion Determination Documents (CX Determinations): *

Determination Date Name of Action: Description Categorical Exclusion NumberExternal link
03/03/2011 Building 223 Refurbishing of the Quantum Design SQUID Magnetometer (ASO-CX-280).pdf file (152KB) B3.6
01/25/2011 Generic Categorical Exclusion: Environment Characterization and Monitoring (ASO-CX-279).pdf file (292KB) B3.1
01/24/2011 Building 362 Engine Test Facility Cell #3 Phase II Project (ASO-CX-278).pdf file (187KB) B1.5; B3.6
01/24/2011 Midwest Photovoltaics Analysis Facility at the Toll Way (ASO-CX-277).pdf file (321KB) B3.6
12/01/2010 Superconducting Cavity Surface Processing Facility (ASO-CX-275).pdf file (243KB) B3.6
11/03/2010 Ultra Fast Boriding for Improved Efficiency (ASO-CX-274).pdf file (292KB) B3.6
10/01/2010 NOvA Neutrino Experiment Construction Project (ASO-CX-273).pdf file (165KB) B3.6; B3.8
09/02/2010 Removal of Building 370 FELIX Magnet (ASO-CX-272).pdf file (263KB) B3.6
09/01/2010 Demolition and recycling of the TESLA Superconducting Dipole Magnet (ASO-CX-271).pdf file (466KB) B3.6
08/26/2010 Routine Grounds and Maintenance Activities (ASO-CX-269).pdf file (259KB) B1.3; B1.11; B1.15
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