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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: B6.10

Existing Regulations

B6.10: Upgraded or replacement waste storage facilities
Siting, construction, modification, expansion, operation, and decommissioning of a small upgraded or replacement facility (less than approximately 50,000 square feet in area) within or contiguous to a previously disturbed or developed area (where active utilities and currently used roads are readily accessible) for storage of waste that is already at the site at the time the storage capacity is to be provided. These actions do not include the storage of high-level radioactive waste, spent nuclear fuel or any waste that requires special precautions to prevent nuclear criticality. (See also B6.4, B6.5, B6.6 of this appendix, and C16 of appendix C.)

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.


  • June 30, 2011

    Modification of the Multi-Purpose Building to Facilitate Storing Low-Level, Mixed Low Level and Transuranic Waste at the Transuranic Waste Processing Center on the Oak Ridge Reservation, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
    CX(s) Applied: B6.10
    Date: 06/30/2011
    Location(s): Oak Ridge, Tennessee
    Office(s): Science, Oak Ridge Office

  • June 29, 2010

    Storage of Transuranic Waste and Transuranic Mixed Waste in Building 7860A at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
    CX(s) Applied: B6.10
    Date: 06/29/2010
    Location(s): Tennessee
    Office(s): Environmental Management, Oak Ridge Office

  • April 19, 2010

    Material Conservation Program
    CX(s) Applied: B5.1, B6.8, B6.10
    Date: 04/19/2010
    Location(s): Chittenden, Vermont
    Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy