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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: B3.12

Existing Regulations

B3.12: Microbiological and biomedical facilities
Siting, construction, modification, operation, and decommissioning of microbiological and biomedical diagnostic, treatment and research facilities (excluding Biosafety Level-3 and Biosafety Level-4), in accordance with applicable requirements and best practices (such as Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories, 5th Edition, Dec. 2009, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) including, but not limited to, laboratories, treatment areas, offices, and storage areas, within or contiguous to a previously disturbed or developed area (where active utilities and currently used roads are readily accessible). Operation may include the purchase, installation, and operation of biomedical equipment (such as commercially available cyclotrons that are used to generate radioisotopes and radiopharmaceuticals, and commercially available biomedical imaging and spectroscopy instrumentation).

Previous Regulations

Categorical Exclusion Determinations dated before November 14th, 2011 were issued under previous DOE NEPA regulations. See the Notice of Final Rulemaking (76 FR 63763, 10/13/2011) for information changes to this categorical exclusion.

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  • May 6, 2014

    Microbial Laboratory Analysis
    CX(s) Applied: B3.12
    Date: 05/06/2014
    Location(s): Illinois
    Offices(s): Argonne Site Office

  • August 5, 2013

    Categorical Exclusion Determination for Indoor, Small- and Pilot-Scale Research and Development
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B1.7, B3.6, B3.10, B3.12, B3.15, B5.1, B5.15
    Date: 08/05/2013
    Location(s): California
    Offices(s): Berkeley Site Office

  • July 3, 2013

    Outdoor, Small-and Pilot-Scale Research and Development
    CX(s) Applied: A9, B1.24, B3.4, B3.6, B3.8, B3.10, B3.12, B3.13, B3.15
    Date: 07/03/2013
    Location(s): Tennessee
    Offices(s): Oak Ridge Office

  • June 13, 2013

    Microbiological & Biomedical Research in the 300 Area - 2013
    CX(s) Applied: B3.12
    Date: 06/13/2013
    Location(s): Washington
    Offices(s): River Protection-Richland Operations Office

  • August 1, 2012

    Biomedical Research 300 Area
    CX(s) Applied: B3.12
    Date: 08/01/2012
    Location(s): Washington
    Offices(s): River Protection-Richland Operations Office

  • November 28, 2011

    Microbiological and Biomedical Research Projects
    CX(s) Applied: B3.12
    Date: 11/28/2011
    Location(s): Washington
    Offices(s): Science, Pacific Northwest Site Office

  • August 3, 2011

    Joint Sandia - University of Texas Medical Branch Microfluidics
    CX(s) Applied: B3.12
    Date: 08/03/2011
    Location(s): Albuquerque, New Mexico
    Office(s): NNSA-Headquarters, Savannah River Operations Office

  • June 21, 2011

    Siting, Construction, Operation and Decommissioning of Microbiological and Biomedical Facilities
    CX(s) Applied: B3.12
    Date: 06/21/2011
    Location(s): Richland, Washington
    Office(s): Office of River Protection-Richland Office

  • January 11, 2011

    South Compost Facility #2
    CX(s) Applied: B1.13, B1.30, B3.12, B6.1
    Date: 01/11/2011
    Location(s): Casper, Wyoming
    Office(s): RMOTC

  • December 2, 2010

    North Composting Facility
    CX(s) Applied: B1.13, B1.30, B3.12, B6.1
    Date: 12/02/2010
    Location(s): Casper, Wyoming
    Office(s): RMOTC

  • December 2, 2010

    South Composting Facility
    CX(s) Applied: B1.13, B1.30, B3.12, B6.1
    Date: 12/02/2010
    Location(s): Casper, Wyoming
    Office(s): RMOTC

  • December 2, 2010

    Concrete Storage Yard
    CX(s) Applied: B1.13, B1.30, B3.12, B6.1
    Date: 12/02/2010
    Location(s): Casper, Wyoming
    Office(s): RMOTC

  • November 1, 2010

    Health, Benefits and Employee Services (HBE) Medical Operations
    CX(s) Applied: B3.12
    Date: 11/01/2010
    Location(s): New Mexico
    Office(s): Sandia Site Office

  • October 12, 2010

    Bio-Response Operational Testing and Evaluation (BOTE) Project (TA-I, TA-III, and Offsite at Idaho National Laboratory)
    CX(s) Applied: B3.12
    Date: 10/12/2010
    Location(s): Idaho
    Office(s): Sandia Site Office

  • September 22, 2010

    Analyzing Genetic Basis of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Latency/Reactivation (National Institute of Health Grant/University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center)
    CX(s) Applied: B3.12
    Date: 09/22/2010
    Location(s): New Mexico
    Office(s): Sandia Site Office

  • August 2, 2010

    Biosafety Level-1 Laboratory in Building 898, Laboratory 1668 - Characterization of Interactions and Flocculation of Cell
    CX(s) Applied: B3.12
    Date: 08/02/2010
    Location(s): New Mexico
    Office(s): Sandia Site Office

  • July 21, 2010

    Rush University Advanced Emergency Medical Response Center
    CX(s) Applied: B3.12
    Date: 07/21/2010
    Location(s): Chicago, Illinois
    Office(s): Science, Chicago Office

  • July 19, 2010

    Biofilm-Related Research, Biological Safety Level-1
    CX(s) Applied: B3.12
    Date: 07/19/2010
    Location(s): New Mexico
    Office(s): Sandia Site Office

  • June 14, 2010

    Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy of Biological Safety Level-1 Biological Samples
    CX(s) Applied: B3.12
    Date: 06/14/2010
    Location(s): New Mexico
    Office(s): Sandia Site Office

  • June 7, 2010

    Recombinant Protein Expression, Purification, Characterization, and Immobilizations in Functionalized Materials
    CX(s) Applied: B3.12
    Date: 06/07/2010
    Location(s): New Mexico
    Office(s): Sandia Site Office

  • May 19, 2010

    First-Principles Flocculation as the Key to Low Energy Algal Biofuels Processing
    CX(s) Applied: B3.12
    Date: 05/19/2010
    Location(s): New Mexico
    Office(s): Sandia Site Office

  • March 9, 2010

    Genetic Engineering of Cyanobacteria as Biodiesel Feedstock
    CX(s) Applied: B3.12
    Date: 03/09/2010
    Location(s): New Mexico
    Office(s): NNSA-Headquarters, Sandia Site Office

  • February 25, 2010

    From Sensing to Enhancing the Brain Processes
    CX(s) Applied: B3.12
    Date: 02/25/2010
    Location(s): Albuquerque, New Mexico
    Office(s): NNSA-Headquarters, Sandia Site Office