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


Pacific Northwest Site Office Categorical Exclusion (CX) Determinations

Categorical Exclusion Determination Documents (CX Determinations): *

Determination Date Name of Action: Description Categorical Exclusion NumberExternal link
10/16/2014 LIDAR BUOY DEPLOYMENT, MID-ATLANTIC OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF.pdf file (1.8MB) B5.25
10/16/2014 LIDAR BUOY DEPLOYMENT, MID-PACIFIC OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF.pdf file (1.8MB) B5.25
08/14/2014 CX for LIDAR Buoy Acceptance and Capability Testing.pdf file (921KB) B5.25; B3.1
08/01/2012 CX for Routine Maintenance.pdf file (517KB) B1.3; B1.4; B1.8; B1.16; B1.17
06/21/2012 CX for US Customs & Border Protection High Energy Radiography Test Capability.pdf file (862KB) B3.10; B3.11
06/07/2012 Sitewide CX for Property Transfers.pdf file (367KB) B1.24
05/22/2012 CX for US Customs & Border Protection Non-Intrusive Inspection Tests.pdf file (747KB) B3.10; B3.11
03/28/2012 Sitewide CX for Research Activities in Aquatic Enviroments.pdf file (388KB) B3.16
02/27/2012 U.S. Belle II Project.pdf file (343KB) B3.6
01/04/2012 Project specific categorical exclusion for a wave glider-based passive acoustic detection system.pdf file (296KB) B3.6; B3.16
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