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

BHSO ESH Management Plan 2013 Final.pdf file (78KB)


Brookhaven Site Office Categorical Exclusion (CX) Determinations

Categorical Exclusion Determination Documents (CX Determinations): *

Determination Date Name of Action: Description Categorical Exclusion NumberExternal link
05/28/2014 ATF II CX.pdf file (41KB) B3.10
05/28/2014 Bldg. 130 CX.pdf file (42KB) B1.23; B1.3
04/29/2013 This generic CX covers removal and transfer of beamlines from Brookhaven National Laboratory to other federal agencies or scientific laboratories. This activity will involve disassembly of beamlines and transport via tractor trailers over public roads..pdf file (14KB) B1.30
12/05/2012 Demolition of trailers 272, 280, 835, and 852. These trailers were used for storage and office space at Brookhaven National Laboratory.pdf file (39KB) B1.23
07/19/2012 Routine maintenance operations on existing facilities at Brookhaven National Laboratory.pdf file (44KB) B1.3
07/19/2012 Departmental benchscale research conducted at Brookhaven National Laboratory.pdf file (50KB) B3.6; B3.15
07/19/2012 Work for Others (WFO) proposals and cooperative / collaborative research and development agreements (CRADA) at Brookhaven National Laboratory.pdf file (49KB) B3.6; B3.8; B3.15
07/10/2012 Utility Energy Service Contract (UESC) closed loop centrifugal chiller at the Central Chilled Water Facility.pdf file (45KB) B1.5; B2.1
03/13/2012 Proof-of-principle Coherent Electron Cooling (CeC) experiment which will be located within the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) tunnel at Brookhaven National Laboratory.pdf file (16KB) B3.10
03/13/2012 Install an extension of the underground natural gas line from its current termination point near Building 528 to new laboratories in Building 815 at Brookhaven National Laboratory.pdf file (16KB) B5.5
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