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
08/20/2010 Construction and Operation of Material Engineering Facility (ASO-CX-270).pdf file (478KB) B3.6
06/10/2010 Biomass Production and Nitrogen Recovery (ASO-CX-268).pdf file (182KB) B3.1(j)
04/06/2010 Enhanced energy storage facilities to support expanding DOE program (ASO-CX-267).pdf file (186KB) B3.6
04/06/2010 Building 212 electron microscopy improvements (ASO-CX-266).pdf file (243KB) B2.1
04/06/2010 In-door bench-scale research projects and conventional laboratory operations generic CX (ASO-CX-265).pdf file (248KB) B3.6
04/06/2010 138kV substation at Buildings 202 and 549A (ASO-CX-261).pdf file (918KB) B4.11
02/11/2010 Application of wastewater treatment filter bed sand (ASO-CX-264).pdf file (505KB) B6.8
02/09/2010 Generic CX for site-wide miscellaneous installation and maintenance activities (ASO-CX-262).pdf file (335KB) B1.3-B1.5; B1.9
01/25/2010 200 Area chilled water plant (ASO-CX-263).pdf file (280KB) B1.15
12/16/2009 Investigation of photoactive devices and catalysts (ASO-CX-260).pdf file (161KB) B3.6
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