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Meetings, Agendas & Minutes

2021

May 13, 2021- Zoom virtual event, 6:30 p.m.
Draft Agenda
Electron Ion Collider (EIC) Infrastructure Overview
Learning to Play the Game of Science presentation

April 8, 2021- Zoom virtual event, 6:30 p.m.
Draft Agenda
Brookhaven Stack Demo Presentation
Building 650 D & D Presentation
Climate & Energy Research Presentation
Video
Minutes

March 11, 2021- Zoom virtual event, 6:30 p.m.
Draft Agenda
Brookhaven Stack Demo update
Additional photos of Stack demo
Emerging contaminants of concern update
Video
Minutes

2020

November 12, 2020 - Zoom virtual event, 6:30 p.m.
Draft Agenda
HFBR Stack Demolition & Decommissioning update
Building 650 Demolition update
Groundwater update
2019 SER Natural and Cultural Resources
Video
Minutes

October 8, 2020 - Zoom virtual event, 6:30 p.m.
Draft Agenda
Dismantlement & Disposal of High Flux Beam Reactor Building 705
2019 Site Environmental Report
COVID-19 Research at BNL
Video
Minutes

September 10, 2020 - Zoom virtual event, 6:30 p.m.
Draft Agenda
HFBR Stack Demolition & Decommissioning Update
Update on PFAS and 1,4 Dioxane
Building 650 Demolition Project
EIC Project Overview
Environmental Assessment for the Electron Ion Collider
Video
Minutes

June 11, 2020 – BlueJeans virtual event, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Update on Emerging Contaminants of Concern
CERCLA Site-Wide Five Year Review/North Street East EDB Treatment System Update
CSI Support for the DOE COVID-19 Response
Video
Minutes

May 14, 2020 – BlueJeans virtual event, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
NSLS-II and research into combating COVID-19 at BNL
Demolition & Decommissioning of High Flux Beam Reactor Building 705 (The Stack)
Video
Minutes

February 13, 2020 – Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Electron Ion Collider at BNL
Environmental Updates (PFAS)
Deer Management
Minutes

2019

November 14, 2019 – Brookhaven Center, South Room, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
2018 SER –Natural and Cultural Resources Update
Superconducting Magnet Division Update
Minutes

October 10, 2019 – Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
The Cryo-Em Project at BNL Update
Groundwater Update
Minutes

September 12, 2019 – Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Emerging Contaminants Update
Demolition and Removal of the Stack
2018 Site Environmental Report
Minutes

June 13, 2019 – Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Discovery Park Update
Groundwater Update
PFAS Update
Minutes

May 9, 2019 – Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
BNL Campus Infrastructure Update
Brookhaven Women in Science
Minutes

April 11, 2019 – Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Ticks, Tick-Bourne Pathogens, and Tick Bite Prevention in Suffolk County
Predicting Urban and Coastal Microclimates
Minutes

February 14, 2019 – Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Deer Management Update
Minutes

January 10, 2019 – Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Annual Groundwater Update
A Decade of Discovery: 10 Years of Nanoscience at the CFN
Minutes

2018

December 13, 2018 – Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Natural and Cultural Resources Update
Demonstration of Improved Solar Forecasting Incorporating HD Sky Imaging
Minutes

November 8, 2018 – Brookhaven Center, South room, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
2017 Site Environmental Report
Demolition and Removal of the Stack
Minutes

October 11, 2018 – Brookhaven Center, South room, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Energy Research at BNL
PFAS in Groundwater at BNL
Minutes

June 14, 2018 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
BNL Prescribed Burn Program
Budgets and Some Laboratory Business
Minutes

May 10, 2018 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Groundwater Update
Nonproliferation and National Security Programs at BNL
Minutes

March 8, 2018 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
BNL Overview
Minutes

February 8, 2018 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
1,4-Dioxane Sampling Update
Beamline 5-ID at NSLS-II
Minutes

January 11, 2018 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Groundwater Update
Computational Science Initiative
Minutes

2017

November 9, 2017 - Brookhaven Center, South Room, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Natural and Cultural Resources update
NSLS II Research
Minutes

October 12, 2017 - Brookhaven Center, South Room, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
2016 Site Environmental Report
Discovery Park
Minutes

September 14, 2017 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Groundwater Update
Additional slides
Minutes

June 8, 2017 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Groundwater Update
Cryo-EM
Minutes

May 11, 2017 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Environmental Update
Small Business Program
Minutes

April 13, 2017 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
A Day in the Life of a River
Community Wildfire Protection Plan
Minutes

March 9, 2017 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Deer Management
1,4-Dioxane sampling update
Minutes

February 13, 2017 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Electric power usage at BNL
Accelerator Complex Cooling Water Leak and Line Repair
Minutes

January 12, 2017 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Environmental Updates
Brookhaven National Laboratory Site Sustainability Plan Update
Minutes

2016

December 8, 2016 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:00 p.m.
Agenda
Minutes

November 10, 2016 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Annual Groundwater Update
Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
Minutes

October 13, 2016 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Natural and Cultural Resource Update
Nanoscience Environment, Safety, and Health at the Center for Functional Nanomaterials
Minutes

September 8, 2016 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 PM
Agenda
2015 Site Environmental Report
Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant
Minutes

June 9, 2016 - Brookhaven Center, South Room, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Environmental Update
Minutes

May 12, 2016 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
BNL’s Environmental Management System – External Audit Results and Future Changes
Grid Modernization: The Utility Distribution System as a Platform Technology
Minutes

April 14, 2016 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
BNL Medical Isotope Research and Production Program
Sources of Radiation and Radioactivity
NSLS Hazard Removal Project
Minutes

March 10, 2016 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Natural Resources Update
Peconic River Optimization Plan
Minutes

February 11, 2016 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
How the BNL CAC Was Formed

January 14, 2016 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Alternating Gradient Synchrotron Environmental Assessment
Minutes

2015

December 10, 2015 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Community Wildfire Protection Plan
Peconic River Update
Brookhaven as a Model of Public vs Private Financial Assurance
Minutes

November 12, 2015 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Annual Groundwater Update
Minutes

October 8, 2015
Agenda
2014 Annual Site Environmental Report
2016 Five-Year Review
Minutes

September 10, 2015
Agenda
Environmental Updates
BNL Campus Development Plan & Discovery Park
Minutes

July & August 2015 - Summer Break

June 11, 2015 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Technology Transfer at Brookhaven
Minutes 

May 14, 2015 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
BHSO/BSA Partnership Agreement
NSLS-I Hazard Removal Project
Tailoring Plant Cell Wall Composition & Structure
Minutes

April 9, 2015 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Ecological Recovery of the Peconic River
Minutes

March 12, 2015 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Environmental Updates
Minutes

February 12, 2015 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Meeting cancelled.

January 8, 2015 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Environment, Safety & Health at BNL
Federal Green Challenge Award
Minutes

2014

December 11, 2014 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
10-Year Strategic Plan Update
eRHIC
Minutes

November 13, 2014 - Brookhaven Center, South Room, 6:30 p.m.  
Agenda
Environmental Updates
Annual Groundwater Update
Minutes

October 9, 2014 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Nuclear Energy Research
Natural Resources Update
Minutes

September 11, 2014 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
The DOE National Laboratories
2013 Site Environmental Report
Minutes

July & August - Summer break

June 12, 2014
- Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Former Reactor Facilities & Groundwater Cleanup Updates
The CERN Masterclass
Minutes

May 8, 2014 - Brookhaven Center, South Room,  6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Advances in Accelerator Science Deliver Precision Beams
Minutes

April 10, 2014 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
FHWMF Perimeter Soils Update
BNL Contract Competition Overview
History of the BNL Site
Minutes

March 13, 2014 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Environmental Cleanup Program Progress
Understanding the Color of 19th Century Glass
Minutes

February 13, 2014 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Meeting Cancelled

January 9, 2014 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Natural Resources Update
Utility Energy Service Contract
SIX Beamline at NSLS-II
Minutes

2013

December 12, 2013 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
SPDES Modification Update
Activated Graphene
Annual Groundwater Update
Minutes

November 14, 2013 - Brookhaven Center, South Room, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
The "Hot" (and Cold) Science of RHIC
2012 Site Environmental Report
Minutes

October 10, 2013
Meeting Cancelled

September 12, 2013 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 7 p.m.
Agenda
Environmental Updates
Discovery Park: Collaborative Repurposing Project
Minutes

July & August 2013 - Summer break, no meetings scheduled

June 13, 2013 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
BNL Solar Energy and Smarter Grid Research Update
Ticks and Tick Borne Disease Awareness
Minutes

May 9, 2013 - Brookhaven Center, South Room, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
S-SAFE (Subway-Surface Air Flow Exchange) Study (not available)
The Cyber Security Challenge
Minutes

April 11, 2013 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Sewage Treatment Plant Upgrade Update
Relocation Plan for g-2 Experiment (not available)
Minutes

March 14, 2013 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Site Sustainability Overview
MAGIC Cloud Study (not available)
Minutes

February 14, 2013 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 7:30 p.m.
Agenda
Annual Natural Resources Update
Minutes

January 10, 2013 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Climate Change; Underlying Science & Local Impacts (not available)
Annual Groundwater Update
Minutes

2012

December 13, 2012 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 7 p.m.
Agenda
CO2 to Fuels
From Forest to Solar Farm: An Evaluation of Habitat Availability
Minutes

November 8, 2012 -
Meeting Cancelled 

October 11, 2012 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
PET Plants: Imaging Natural Processes for Renewable Energy from Plants
2011 Site Environmental Report
Minutes

September 13, 2012 - 490 Medical Building, Large Conference Room, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Global & Regional Solutions Directorate
"A discovery! The Higgs?"
Minutes

July and August 2012 - Summer break, no meetings scheduled.

June 14, 2012 - Medical Building 490, Large Conference Room, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
BGRR Closeout & Transition
DOE Response to Fukushima Dai-ichi Power Plant (not available)
Minutes

May 10, 2012
- Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Groundwater Update
DOE's Brookhaven Site Office
Environment & Life Sciences at BNL
Minutes

April 12, 2012 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Sewage Treatment Plant Design Modifications Update
BNL Smarter Grid Centers
Update On 4-Poster Tick Management & White-Deer Management
Minutes

March 8, 2012 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
BGRR Update
21st Century National Security Mission at BNL
Minutes

February 9, 2012 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Long Island STEM Hub
Solar Energy Lab Demo
Minutes

January 12, 2012 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Freon-11 Update
Solar Research Array
BGRR Explanation of Significant Differences
2010 Site Environmental Report
Minutes

2011

December 8, 2011 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 7 p.m.
Agenda
Natural Resource Management Plan Update
Minutes

November 10, 2011 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
HFBR/BGRR Update
DOE-Sponsored Employee Examination & Comp. Programs
Minutes

October 13, 2011 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Contamination Incident
Responses to Freon-11 Comments
Peconic River Monitoring Data
Minutes

September 8, 2011 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Freon-11 Update
Peconic River Report
Minutes

July & August 2011

No meetings

June 9, 2011 - Brookhaven Center, South Room, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Freon-11 Update
Remediating Groundwater at BNL
Master Planning Update
      Acronym List
Minutes

May 12, 2011 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Freon and Its Use at BNL
New BNL Emergency Siren System
Minutes

April 14, 2011 -
Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
BNL Moving Discoveries to the Market Place
Environmental Assessment for Waste Water Treatment Modifications
  for Improved Effluent Compliance

Minutes

March 10, 2011 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Nanotechnology for the Energy Challenge
Overview of BNL's Solar Research Plans
Minutes

February 10, 2011 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
BNL's 10-Year Strategic Plan
SPDES Permit and EA Update
Minutes

January 13, 2011 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Environmental Restoration Projects FY10 Performance
Visioning 2050 - BNL's Contribution to the NYS Climate Action Plan
Minutes

2010

December 9, 2010 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 7 p.m.
Agenda
Peconic River Update
Light Source 101
Minutes

November 4, 2010 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
BGRR/HFBR Decommissioning Projects
InSynC Program
SER Highlights
Minutes

October 14, 2010 - Berkner Hall, Room B, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Collisions of Uranium Ions at RHIC
Long Island Solar Farm Vegetation Plan (not available)
Minutes

September 9, 2010 - Brookhaven Center, South Room, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
FHWMF Perimeter Soils Update
Building 96 Remediation Update
Stack Demolition
Peconic River Sediment Removal Update
2010 Five-Year Review
Minutes

July & August 2010
No meetings

June 9, 2010 - Brookhaven Center, South Room, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Minutes

May 13, 2010
- Brookhaven Center, South Room, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
SPDES Permit Modification Study
SPDES Groundwater Recharge Study
NASA Presentation
Minutes

April 8, 2010 - Brookhaven Center, South Room, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
BGRR Graphite Removal
Groundwater Update
Minutes

March 11, 2010 - Brookhaven Center, South Room, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Update on NASA Research Proposal
Energy Conservation and Sustainability Efforts at BNL
Minutes

February 11, 2010 - Berkner Hall, 6:30 p.m.
Meeting Cancelled

January 14, 2010 - Berkner Hall, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Some Long Range Impact of Research at the BGRR
Update on the BP Solar/LIPA Solar PV Project
Bioenergy Research at BNL
Minutes

2009

December 10, 2009 - Berkner Hall, 7 p.m.
Agenda
2008 Site Environmental Report
Minutes

November 12, 2009 - Berkner Hall, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
BGRR & HFBR Decommissioning Projects
My Experience with the Marshall Islands Project
         Marshall Islands Reference Material
Minutes

October 8, 2009 - Berkner Hall, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
The Blueprint - BNL's Plan for Growth and Development (not available)
The Laboratory Infrastructure
Minutes

September 10, 2009 - Berkner Hall, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
2008 Peconic River Sampling Report - Part II
BP Solar Project
Minutes

July & August
No Meetings

June 11, 2009 - Berkner Hall, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
NSLS II Construction Site Environmental Issues
Tick Hazard Briefing
2008 Annual Peconic River Sampling Report
Minutes

May 14, 2009 - Berkner Hall, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Nanotechnology Presentation by Dr. Vicki Colvin (not available)
Minutes

April 15, 2009 - Medical, Bldg. 490, Large Conference Room, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
EM American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Projects
LIPA Solar Project
SPDES Permit Modification
Minutes

March 12, 2009 -Berkner Hall, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
HFBR & BGRR Decommissioning Projects
SPDES Permit Modification
Minutes

February 12, 2009 - Berkner Hall, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Deer Management Update
DOE Nanosafety Notice
DOE Contract Competition for BNL
Minutes

January 8, 2009 - Berkner Hall, 6:30 p.m.
Agenda
Reactor Decommissioning Update
Status of Well House Explosion
Minutes