The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has approved a Notice of Intent to prepare a new Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement (SWEIS) for Continued Operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The Notice of Intent was published in the Federal Register on Aug. 5.
The SWEIS will analyze the potential environmental impacts of the reasonable alternatives for continuing Livermore Laboratory operations for approximately the next 15 years. The public is invited to submit comments to NNSA during the SWEIS Scoping, or planning, process. The public comment period for the Scoping process has been extended to Oct. 21. Additional information about the SWEIS and public participation is available on the NNSA National Environmental Policy Act Reading Room web page.