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
11/19/2012 Asbestos Abatement Actions.pdf file (2.5MB) B1.16
11/19/2012 Analytical Services and Development Support Activities.pdf file (2.5MB) B1.15; B3.1; B3.6; B3.10
11/09/2012 Alterations to Existing Buildings Construction of Small-Scale Support Structures and Relocation of Machinery and Equipment.pdf file (2.8MB) B1.11; B1.15; B1.31
09/19/2012 Interim Corrective Measures to Control Migration of Contaminated Groundwater.pdf file (143KB) B6.9
02/16/2012 Building 74 Trailers at LBNL.pdf file (3.1MB) B1.15
12/15/2011 Lease Space and Operate Kbase at Emery Station.pdf file (3.4MB) B1.24; B2.1; A9
12/01/2011 Sanford Underground Research Facility.pdf file (7.0MB) B2.1; B3.6
10/04/2011 Onsite Solar PV System.pdf file (1.7MB) B5.1
09/20/2011 Replace Existing Firehouse.pdf file (1.5MB) B1.15
08/02/2011 Relocate Existing Meteorological Tower at LBNL.pdf file (1.2MB) B3.1
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