ALS-U Upgrade and Operation


SCH Number
Public Agency
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Document Title
ALS-U Upgrade and Operation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
UC Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (UC LBNL) proposes to modernize and upgrade its existing Advanced Light Source (ALS) Synchrotron facility so as to allow for production of "brighter" soft x-ray and ultra biolet light (used for research pruposes) within existing ALS synchrotron and replaced with no structural or building changes. Work would occur between 2021 and 2025.

Contact Information

Jeff Philliber
Agency Name
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


University of California Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15301, 15302, 15303
Reasons for Exemption
Existing facilities. Replacement or Reconstruction. New construction or conversion of small structures; and none of the exceptions to the exemptions apply. The orihect will not have a significant effect on the environment.

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