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Title: Site Environmental Report for 2015

Abstract

The annual Site Environmental Report documents Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s performance in reducing its environmental impacts, progress toward cleaning up groundwater contamination, and compliance with applicable Department of Energy, federal, state, and local environmental regulations. The report is required by DOE Order 231.1B, Environment, Safety, and Health Reporting.

Authors:
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  1. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1332325
Report Number(s):
LBNL-27170E-2016
ir:1006366
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Citation Formats

Pauer, Ron O., Baskin, David A., Borglin, Ned K., Fox, Robert A., Harvey, Zachary R., Jelinski, John A., Kassis, Maram M., Muhlholland, Brendan J., Thorson, Patrick A., Xu, Suying Y., Sutherland, Nancy L., and Wehle, Petra C.. Site Environmental Report for 2015. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.2172/1332325.
Pauer, Ron O., Baskin, David A., Borglin, Ned K., Fox, Robert A., Harvey, Zachary R., Jelinski, John A., Kassis, Maram M., Muhlholland, Brendan J., Thorson, Patrick A., Xu, Suying Y., Sutherland, Nancy L., & Wehle, Petra C.. Site Environmental Report for 2015. United States. doi:10.2172/1332325.
Pauer, Ron O., Baskin, David A., Borglin, Ned K., Fox, Robert A., Harvey, Zachary R., Jelinski, John A., Kassis, Maram M., Muhlholland, Brendan J., Thorson, Patrick A., Xu, Suying Y., Sutherland, Nancy L., and Wehle, Petra C.. 2016. "Site Environmental Report for 2015". United States. doi:10.2172/1332325. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1332325.
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