BNL Creates Environmental Protection Office

May 1996

BNL formed the Environmental Protection Office (EPO) by restructuring the former Environmental Management Section. The Environmental Protection Office merged the activities of the former Environmental Compliance Group and the Field Sampling Group. The Hazardous Waste Management Group was reestablished as the Hazardous Waste Management Section. The Analytical part of the Sampling and Analysis Group was merged into the Facility Support Services Section and renamed the Analytical Services Laboratory. The purpose of the EPO was to provide support for implementing and complying with environmental requirements and perform environmental surveillance.