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LANL Individual Permit status meeting scheduled for October 28

By |2020-10-23T13:10:51-07:00October 22nd, 2020|News|

October 22, 2020 LOS ALAMOS, N.M.—The Department of Energy’s Environmental Management Los Alamos Field Office (EM-LA) and its cleanup contractor Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) will host the required semi-annual meeting for the Los Alamos National Laboratory Individual Permit on Wednesday, October 28, 5:30-7:15 p.m. This meeting will be conducted virtually. The Individual

Groundwater monitoring year for LANL starts with sampling along Rio Grande

By |2020-10-19T13:29:18-07:00October 19th, 2020|News|

October 19, 2020 LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — A team of environmental professionals recently completed a multiday campaign that included roughly 24 miles of hiking to sample groundwater and sediment along the Rio Grande below Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Crews collected groundwater samples from springs, which are surface expressions of the regional aquifer, and gathered

N3B builds new controls to mitigate storm water runoff from LANL

By |2020-10-19T13:27:13-07:00September 21st, 2020|News|

September 21, 2020  LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — With New Mexico’s monsoon season bringing brief periods of torrential rain, construction of new berms began over the weekend to control storm water in and around the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). These mitigation efforts are being led by a group of environmental professionals at Newport News Nuclear

Nationally recognized award given to N3B employees for building homegrown workforce

By |2020-06-16T08:46:20-07:00June 16th, 2020|News|

June 16, 2020 LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — Three staff members at Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) recently received a nationally recognized award for their success in growing a skilled workforce in Northern New Mexico committed to radiological and hazardous waste cleanup at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Dorian Newton, Mark Russell and Mike

N3B donates $100,000 to NNMC President’s Eagle Fund

By |2020-05-05T09:21:19-07:00May 4th, 2020|News|

N3B donates $100,000 to NNMC President’s Eagle Fund LOS ALAMOS, N.M.—Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) and Northern New Mexico College announced today a $100,000 gift today to the NNMC President’s Eagle Fund. “We have been collaborating with Northern on an apprenticeship program for nuclear operators since 2017,” said N3B President Glenn Morgan.

UNM-LA and NNMC students receive environmental scholarships

By |2020-03-12T08:47:08-07:00March 11th, 2020|News|

March 11, 2020 LOS ALAMOS, N.M.—Three Northern New Mexico students have received the Danny Nichols Memorial Scholarship, which was established to attract talented college students into the environmental and radioactive waste management industry. Andrew Ortiz and Aaliyah Sandoval from the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos and Reyes Roybal from Northern New Mexico College each received

Newly reconfigured monitoring well will better protect groundwater

By |2020-03-11T14:06:18-07:00March 10th, 2020|News|

March 10, 2020 LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) recently reconfigured a groundwater monitoring well in the southeastern corner of the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) property. The well would give advanced warning of groundwater contamination migrating toward drinking water supply wells south of the laboratory’s boundary. N3B is the

Growing diversity through workforce development programs

By |2020-03-09T12:22:51-07:00February 27th, 2020|News|

February 27, 2020 LOS ALAMOS, N.M. – In an effort to create a homegrown and well-paid workforce that represents greater diversity, Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) and the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) issued certificates today to their first class of Waste Processing Operator Boot Camp students. Waste operators assist in critical

N3B contributes nearly $415,000 to community groups in 2019

By |2020-03-09T12:22:59-07:00February 19th, 2020|News|

LOS ALAMOS, N.M.—In 2019, 45 Northern New Mexico community groups received $414,444 from Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B). “It’s important to us to help support nonprofit organizations in the communities where our 700 employees and subcontractors live,” said Glenn Morgan, N3B President. N3B manages the Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Contract for the U.S.

Dorian Newton honored as a Black Engineer of the Year

By |2020-03-09T12:23:07-07:00February 13th, 2020|News|

LOS ALAMOS, N.M.—Dr. Dorian G. Newton has been named Black Engineer of the Year in the category of Educational Leadership – Corporate Promotion of Education by U.S. Black Engineer and Information Technology magazine. He will receive the award at the Black Engineer of the Year STEM Conference in Washington, D.C., on February 15. Newton is