Environmental Assessment for NSLS-II Released

In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Department of Energy (DOE) has prepared an Environmental Assessment of the proposed National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II). This evaluation of the construction and operation of the proposed facility found that there would be no significant impact.

The EA analyzed the potential environmental consequences of the facility and compared them to the consequences of a No Action alternative. The assessment included detailed analysis of all potential environmental, safety and health hazards anticipated as the design, construction and operation of the facility progresses.

To read the entire Environmental Assessment and the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), click on the links below.


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