Posts tagged with "Environment Safety and Health"

biobased fuel program

Lawrence Livermore receives USDA award for purchasing bio-based materials

Nov. 15, 2018 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) received an award from the United States Department of Agriculture ( USDA ) Bio-preferred Program for purchasing bio-based materials that includes all the compostable products used in Laboratory cafeterias and bio-based cleaning products used by the...
EV program

Laboratory pilots electric vehicle program

Nov. 14, 2017 -  
Through a collaboration with the Department of Energy ( DOE ), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) recently launched a government-owned electric vehicle program, helping the Lab and its employees to be proactive in reducing emissions and meeting future sustainability goals. See the...

Laboratory recognized for its sustainability

Sept. 29, 2017 -  
Representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ) Region 9 on Tuesday presented Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) with a regional-level award for significant efforts in reducing waste. The award ceremony was held at Sandia National Laboratory-California’s open campus at...

EPA honors LLNL’s purchasing program

July 17, 2017 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) is one of five Bay Area federal facilities recognized for improving efficiency, saving resources and reducing costs as part of the Federal Green Challenge (FGC). LLNL has made steady incremental reductions in printing paper and inks and toners since...
Bike to Work

Labs promote pedal power on Bike to Work Day

May 17, 2017 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Sandia/California employees participated in the 23rd annual Bike to Work Day, commuting to work via pedal power. Bike to Work Day is a way of promoting the benefits of bicycling and supporting safe roads for bicyclists and motorists. For the second...

'Superfund tours' at Livermore site and Site 300

Jan. 24, 2017 -  
LIVERMORE, California – Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) will host a pair of “Superfund Program tours” in March to provide the public a close-up look at LLNL’s ongoing program to clean up historic soil and groundwater contamination. The first tour will take place at Site 300 , LLNL’s...

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory receives sustainability award

July 29, 2016 -  
The Laboratory was one of several sites across the nuclear security enterprise recognized with a 2016 Sustainability Award for innovation and excellence in environmental sustainability, by the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). LLNL’s Sustainability Performance...
Bike to Work Day

Employees get in high gear on Bike to Work Day

May 13, 2016 -  
The "energizer station" set up Thursday next to the bus stop at Vasco Road and East Avenue drew more than 180 bicycle commuters participating in Bike to Work Day. This was the first time in recent memory that Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Sandia located their station outside the gates...

Lab scientist honored by Stanford University

Nov. 19, 2015 -  
A Lab scientist whose ties as a student, researcher and alumnus with Stanford University span six decades has been honored by the Bay Area university. LLNL materials scientist Troy Barbee Jr. was one of four Stanford graduates inducted into the university’s Multicultural Alumni Hall of Fame (MAHF)...

Meet Kim Danny: future environmental scientist

July 17, 2015 -  
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles highlighting the diverse group of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory summer students. ______________ The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) student internship program is designed to allow students to engage in work-study employment...