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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: B1.12

Existing Regulations

B1.12: Detonation or burning of explosives or propellants after testing
Outdoor detonation or burning of explosives or propellants that failed (duds), were damaged (such as by fracturing), or were otherwise not consumed in testing. Outdoor detonation or burning would be in areas designated and routinely used for those purposes under existing applicable permits issued by Federal, state, and local authorities (such as a permit for a RCRA miscellaneous unit (40 CFR part 264, subpart X)).

Previous Regulations

Categorical Exclusion Determinations dated before November 14th, 2011 were issued under previous DOE NEPA regulations. See the Notice of Final Rulemaking (76 FR 63763, 10/13/2011) for information changes to this categorical exclusion.


  • May 23, 2011

    Workforce Development Initiative ? Student Intern and Fellowship Program
    CX(s) Applied: A1, A9, A11, B1.12, B5.1
    Date: 05/23/2011
    Location(s): North Carolina
    Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

  • August 2, 2010

    Machine Shop Equipment Burn
    CX(s) Applied: B1.12
    Date: 08/02/2010
    Location(s): New Mexico
    Office(s): Sandia Site Office