N3B manages the Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Contract for the U.S. Department of Energy.
N3B manages the 10-year, $1.4 billion Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Contract for the U.S. Department of Energy Environmental Management’s Los Alamos Field Office. N3B is responsible for cleaning up contamination that resulted from LANL operations before 1999. N3B personnel also package and ship radioactive and hazardous waste off-site for permanent disposal.
Our employees and subcontractors work to the highest standards of safety.
We set clear goals and execute our plans with the end in mind.
We have the staff and expertise to ensure our mission is met.
Our Top Priorities
In cleaning up legacy waste, or waste generated before 1999, we are working in two key areas: Environmental Remediation and Waste Management. Our goal is to clean up the environment and protect our natural resources.
Groundwater and surface water monitoring, chromium and RDX plume monitoring, and waste site characterization and remediation
Hazardous and radioactive waste characterization, management, packaging and transportation off-site for permanent disposal
News & Highlights
Hydraulic shearing key to N3B’s waste retrieval at Los Alamos - June 14, 2022
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. – N3B Los Alamos recently installed a hydraulic shear system for remediating transuranic (TRU) waste contained in large, corrugated... Read More ›
Streamlined sampling process supports N3B’s environmental cleanup at LANL - April 21, 2022
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — A significant software improvement is driving enhanced decision-making on N3B Los Alamos’ environmental cleanup at Los... Read More ›