Friday, May 13, 2011

East Bay cities vie for Lawrence Lab expansion

Six East Bay cities are finalists for a sprawling new campus of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, which potentially could transform its host city into a hub of energy research and innovation. The six sites, all along the waterfront and within a short drive of the lab's main campus in the Berkeley hills, are the UC Field Station in Richmond, Golden Gate Fields on the Berkeley-Albany border, Aquatic Park in Berkeley, an industrial site bisected by Berkeley and Emeryville, the former Naval Air Station in Alameda and Brooklyn Basin along Oakland Estuary. More>