LBNL opens comment period for Richmond Bay Campus

The LBNL's Community Advisory Group met Monday night, and discussed plans for the proposed Richmond Bay Campus. (Photo by: Rachel Waldholz)

What should the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL) take into account as it begins the environmental review for its new Richmond Bay Campus? Wildlife and birds? Noise pollution and new traffic? These are question for Richmond residents, who have until February 4 to make suggestions. Last January, LBNL chose Richmond as the preferred site for…

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LBNL delays decision on second campus until early 2012

The Lawrence Berkeley National Lab will not choose a site for its second campus until early 2012, the lab announced today. The final decision had been expected later this month, and has been anxiously awaited in Richmond, where city officials hope the lab could be an engine of economic growth. But in a press release…

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Richmond finds support at LBNL meeting

Horst Simon, Deputy Director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, spoke to the lab's Community Advisory Group on Thursday. The lab expects to choose a site for its second campus in November. (Photo by Maggie Beidelman)

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab representatives offered a limited update on their hunt for a second campus site to members of the lab’s Community Advisory Group Thursday. But while lab officials maintained their poker face, members of the CAG and public audience – few of them Richmond residents – were eager to recommend Richmond’s site. Richmond…

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Economic summit to spotlight Richmond’s future

Business owners, investors and local leaders will gather to network and talk through local retail trends, marketing technologies, and the possibility of a game-changing lab coming to Richmond at the second annual Economic Summit on Tuesday at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium.

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