Public Notice: Final EA available for Lithium Processing Facility at Y-12

Source: Oak Ridge Today | Staff | April 8, 2021

AVAILABILITY OF THE FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR THE LITHIUM PROCESSING FACILITY AT THE Y-12 NATIONAL SECURITY COMPLEX (DOE/EA-2145) AND FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) announces the availability of this Final Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI).

The Final EA analyzes the potential impacts of constructing and operating the Lithium Processing Facility (LPF) to process and supply the lithium material and components that are needed to support the National Security Enterprise. The LPF would be located at the Y-12 National Security Complex (Y-12) on a proposed site that is currently occupied by the Biology Complex.

Copies of the documents are available at https://www.energy.gov/nepa/doeea-2145-lithium-processing-facility-y-12-national-security-complex-oak-ridge-tennessee. Requests for additional information may be submitted via regular mail to the NNSA NEPA Document Manager, Attn: LPF EA, P.O. Box 2050, Oak Ridge, TN 37831 or by email: NEPA.Comments@npo.doe.gov.