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

Public Inquiries

Mr. Kim Abbott
NEPA Document Manager
U.S. Department of Energy Berkeley Site Office
1 Cyclotron Road, MS: 90-1023
Berkeley, CA 94720
Phone: (510) 486-7909
Fax: (510) 486-5091

Media Inquiries

Ms. Lauren Martinez
BSO Public Affairs Specialist
U.S. Department of Energy Berkeley Site Office
1 Cyclotron Road, MS: 90-1023
Berkeley, CA 94720
Phone: (510) 486-4377
Fax: (510) 486-5091

Berkeley Site Office Categorical Exclusion (CX) Determinations

Categorical Exclusion Determination Documents (CX Determinations): *

Determination Date Name of Action: Description Categorical Exclusion NumberExternal link
08/05/2013 Categorical Exclusion Determination for Indoor, Small- and Pilot-Scale Research and Development.pdf file (195KB) A9; B1.7; B3.6; B3.10; B3.12; B3.15; B5.1; B5.15
04/22/2013 Joint BioEnergy Institute.pdf file (2.0MB) B1.24; B3.6
04/19/2013 Test House.pdf file (8.8MB) B1.24; B1.4; B3.6
04/04/2013 Aerial Photography Activity Over the Proposed Richmond Bay Campus.pdf file (179KB) B3.2
03/01/2013 Wilson Landslide Stabilization Project LBNL.pdf file (5.5MB) B1.3; B1.13; B3.1
11/28/2012 Lease in Lead, South Dakota.pdf file (4.4MB) B1.24
11/19/2012 Waste Minimization and Reuse.pdf file (1.4MB) B3.6; B6.8
11/19/2012 Ventilation Activities.pdf file (3.2MB) B1.4; B1.16; B2.1; B2.3
11/19/2012 Training Exercises and Simulation Projects.pdf file (3.0MB) B1.2
11/19/2012 Site Characterization Investigation and Environmental Monitoring Activities.pdf file (2.8MB) B3.1
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