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Seismic Life Safety, Modernization, and Replacement of General Purpose Buildings, Phase 2 Project

Project Description

GPL artist's rendering

The proposed project includes demolition of existing structures (Buildings 25/25B, 55, and up to six modular trailers associated with Building 71), the construction of an approximately 43,000 gross square foot General Purpose Laboratory (GPL), and the seismic strengthening of an existing structure (Building 85).  The primary project objectives include supporting Berkeley Lab’s ongoing research mission through provision of seismically safe, modern life science research space, along with improving efficiency and consolidating functions.

Additional Information

ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTS

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has issued environmental documents for this project.  The documents are provided below in reverse chronological order by the environmental act that they address.  Additionally, we have included related documents at the bottom of the page.

Most documents are in PDF format and require Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing.  You may download a free copy of the software from Adobe's website.


CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT (CEQA)

Notices and Press Releases

Date Issued Document Title Comment Period
(if applicable)
6/29/10 PDF iconNotice of Errata – Final EIR  
6/23/10 PDF iconNotice of Availability – Final EIR  
1/29/10 PDF iconNotice of Availability – Draft EIR 1/29/10
to
3/15/10
12/9/08 PDF iconNotice of Preparation – EIR 12/9/08
to
1/27/09


Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR)

NOTE: To facilitate faster downloading, the FEIR has been divided into parts. 
The full document is on the last 2 rows of this table.
Date Issued Document Title Comment Period
(if applicable)
6/23/10 PDF iconCover Page  
6/23/10 PDF iconTable of Contents  
6/23/10 PDF icon1 Introduction  
6/23/10 PDF icon2 Summary  
6/23/10 PDF icon3 Revisions  
6/23/10 PDF icon4 List of Commentors  
6/23/10 PDF icon5 Comments and Responses  
6/23/10 PDF iconFull Document (63 MB)  
6/23/10 Full Document – Compressed (59 MB)  

 

Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR)

NOTE: To facilitate faster downloading, Volume I has been divided into three parts.
The full document is on the last row of this table.
Date Issued Document Title Comment Period
(if applicable)
1/29/10 PDF iconDraft EIR Volume I: Sections 1 - 4.0 (Introduction; Summary; Project Description; Environmental Evaluation) 1/29/10
to
3/15/10
1/29/10 PDF iconDraft EIR Volume I: Section 4.1 (Aesthetics) 1/29/10
to
3/15/10
1/29/10 PDF iconDraft EIR Volume I: Sections 4.2 - 7 (Environmental Evaluation con't.; Alternatives to the Proposed Project; CEQA-Required Assessment Conclusions; Report Preparation) 1/29/10
to
3/15/10
1/29/10 PDF iconDraft EIR Volume II: Appendices 1/29/10
to
3/15/10
1/29/10 PDF iconDraft EIR Volume I - Entire File 1/29/10
to
3/15/10


NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT (NEPA)

Notices and Press Releases

Date Issued Document Title Comment Period
(if applicable)
8/9/10 PDF iconPress Release – Final EA  
8/9/10 PDF iconNotice of Availability – Final EA  
6/28/10 PDF iconPress Release - Draft EA  
6/28/10 PDF iconNotice of Availability - Draft EA 6/28/10
to
7/28/10
11/25/08 PDF iconNotice of Preparation - EA  

 

Final Environmental Assessment (EA)

Date Issued Document Title Comment Period
(if applicable)
8/9/10 PDF iconCover Page  
8/9/10 PDF iconFinding of No Significant Impact  
8/9/10 PDF iconTable of Contents  
8/9/10 PDF iconSection 1 (Executive Summary)  
8/9/10 PDF iconSection 2 (Purpose and Need)  
8/9/10 PDF iconSection 3 (Proposed Actions and Alternatives) (23 MB)  
8/9/10 PDF iconSection 4 (Affected Environment and Environmental Consequences) (54 MB)  
8/9/10 PDF iconSection 5 (Cumulative Effects)  
8/9/10 PDF iconGlossary of Terms and Acronyms  
8/9/10 PDF iconAppendix A (Standard Project Features)  
8/9/10 PDF iconAppendix B (Determination Regarding Eligibility for Listing on the National Register of Historic Places)  
8/9/10 PDF iconAppendix C (Public and Agency Comments on the Draft EA) (26 MB)  
8/9/10 PDF iconAppendix D (Responses to Public Comments)  

 

DRAFT Environmental AssessmenT (EA)

Date Issued Document Title Comment Period
(if applicable)
6/28/10 PDF iconCover Page 6/28/10
to
7/28/10
6/28/10 PDF iconTable of Contents 6/28/10
to
7/28/10
6/28/10 PDF iconSection 1 (Executive Summary) 6/28/10
to
7/28/10
6/28/10 PDF iconSection 2 (Purpose and Need) 6/28/10
to
7/28/10
6/28/10 PDF iconSection 3 (Proposed Actions and Alternatives) (44 MB) 6/28/10
to
7/28/10
6/28/10 PDF iconSection 4 (Affected Environment and Environmental Consequences) (52 MB) 6/28/10
to
7/28/10
6/28/10 PDF iconSection 5 (Cumulative Effects) 6/28/10
to
7/28/10
6/28/10 PDF iconGlossary of Terms and Acronyms 6/28/10
to
7/28/10
6/28/10 PDF iconAppendix A (Standard Project Features) 6/28/10
to
7/28/10

 

Geotechnical Documents - Referenced in Environmental Reports

Date Issued Document Title Comment Period
(if applicable)
5/27/10 PDF icon2335-12C B25 GPL Supplement Central Plant FINAL.pdf  
5/26/10 PDF icon2335-12C B25 GPL Supplement Pavement Widening FINAL.pdf  
4/2/10 PDF icon2335-7B LBNL B85 - FINAL Report.pdf  
4/2/10 PDF icon2335-12B B25 GPL - FINAL Report.pdf  
5/29/09 PDF iconB25 Slide Investigation AKA Summary_20090529-1.pdf  
1/30/09 PDF icon441_89_Helios_Project_Geotech_Report_JAN.09_FINAL_REPORT.pdf  
9/27/06 PDF iconCRT Fault Investigation Kleinfelder 060927.pdf  
8/21/02 PDF icon393_050_Fault-Investigation_Fugro-West_2002.pdf  
8/5/02 PDF icon385_050_Proposed-Geotech-Investigation_Furgo-West-INC_2002.pdf  
7/27/00 PDF iconRCRA Facility Investigation Report_Sept. 2000.pdf