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Richmond Bay Campus Environmental Documents

The Science

The University of California (UC) proposes to establish a new major research campus at properties it owns in Richmond, California for development of additional research related facilities for both Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and UC Berkeley. The proposed 2013 Long Range Development Plan (LRDP) for the Richmond Bay Campus (RBC) would guide campus development through 2050.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTS

The University of California issues environmental documents for proposed activities.  The documents below are in PDF format and require Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing.  You may download a free copy of the software from Adobe's website.

LONG RANGE DEVELOPMENT PLAN (LRDP)

REVISED DRAFT

Date Document Title Comment Period
(if applicable)
11-15-13 PDF icon Draft LRDP: All (45 MB)  
11-15-13 PDF icon Draft LRDP: Cover; 1.0 Introduction; 2.0 Planning Context  
11-15-13 PDF icon Draft LRDP: 3.0 Vision  
11-15-13 PDF icon Draft LRDP: 4.0 Plan Elements  
11-15-13 PDF icon Draft LRDP: Appendices  

FIRST DRAFT

Date Document Title Comment Period
(if applicable)
8-12-13 PDF icon Draft LRDP: All (26 MB)  
8-12-13 PDF icon Draft LRDP: Cover; 1.0 Introduction; 2.0 Planning Context  
8-12-13 PDF icon Draft LRDP: 3.0 Vision  
8-12-13 PDF icon Draft LRDP: 4.0 Plan Elements  
8-12-13 PDF icon Draft LRDP: Appendices  

 

CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT (CEQA)

NOTICES AND DOCUMENTS

Date Document Title Comment Period
(if applicable)
12-17-13 PDF iconNotice of Comment Period Extension 11-15-13
to
1-13-14
1-21-14
11-21-13 PDF iconNotice of Erratum  
11-15-13 PDF iconNotice of Availability 11-15-13
to
1-13-14
1-21-14
11-15-13 PDF iconNotice of Completion - Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) Cover Letter  
11-15-13 PDF iconNotice of Completion - Environmental Document Transmittal  
1-23-13 PDF iconTranscript - Public CEQA Scoping Meeting  
1-4-13 PDF iconNotice of Preparation 1-4-13
to
2-4-13

DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT (EIR)

Date Issued Document Title Comment Period
(if applicable)
11-15-13 PDF iconDraft Environmental Impact Report (EIR): All (222 MB) 11-15-13
to
1-13-14
1-21-14
11-15-13 PDF iconChapters 1 and 2
  • Title page
  • Table of Contents
  • Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Special Terms
  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Summary
 
11-15-13 PDF iconChapter 3
  • Project Description
 
11-15-13 PDF iconChapter 4:  4.1 through 4.3
  • Aesthetics and Visual Quality
  • Air Quality
  • Biological Resources
 
11-15-13 PDF iconChapter 4:  4.4 through 4.9
  • Cultural Resources
  • Geology and Soils
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Hazards and Hazardous Materials
  • Hydrology and Water Quality
  • Land Use and Planning
 
11-15-13 PDF iconChapter 4:  4.10 through 4.14
  • Noise
  •  Population and Housing
  • Public Services and Recreation
  • Transportation and Traffic
  • Utilities, Service Systems, and Energy
 
11-15-13 PDF iconChapter 5
  • Analysis of RFS Contamination
 
11-15-13 PDF iconChapter 6
  • Alternatives
 
11-15-13 PDF iconChapters 7 and 8
  • Other CEQA Considerations
  • List of Preparers/Organizations Consulted
 
11-15-13 PDF iconAppendix A: Scoping
  • Notice of Preparation
  • Comments
  • Scoping Meeting Transcript
 
11-15-13 PDF iconAppendix B: Air Quality
  • Air Quality and Human Health Risk Impact Assessment (Golder Associates)
 
11-15-13 PDF iconAppendix C: Biological Resources
  • Grassland Constraints Analysis Report (WRA and Jane Valerius)
  • Wetland Delineation Report (Tetra Tech)
 
11-15-13 PDF iconAppendix D: Cultural Resources
  • Cultural Resources Inventory Report (Garcia and Associates)
  • Historic Properties Survey Report (Tetra Tech)
 
11-15-13 PDF iconAppendix E: Noise
  • Baseline Sound Survey Report (Tetra Tech)
 
11-15-13 PDF iconAppendix F: Transportation and Traffic
  • Transportation Impact Analysis Report (Fehr and Peers)