Physics Department EMS

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The Physics Department carries out forefront research in experimental and theoretical high energy and nuclear physics. The Environmental Management System (EMS) includes these programs and encompasses related activities such as computational studies, design, construction and testing of experimental apparatus for both onsite and offsite experiments.

EMS Policy Commitments

  • Comply with Requirements
  • Minimize or Prevent Pollution
  • Protect the Environment and Conserve Resources
  • Inform and Involve the Community
  • Improve Our ISO 14001 Systems

Significant Environmental Aspects

  • Hazardous Waste Generation
  • Industrial Waste Generation
  • Radioactive Waste Generation
  • Storage and Use of Chemicals and Radioactive Materials
  • Greenhouse Gas Generation


Environmental Stewardship - It is Brookhaven National Laboratory’s policy to integrate environmental stewardship into all facets of the Laboratory’s mission. We manage our programs in a manner that protects the ecosystem and public health. Full policy description.

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Last Modified: May 31., 2017