October 10, 2018 Workers from Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) load waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory into a transport container bound for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, Carlsbad, New Mexico. The event marks the resumption of regular shipments from LANL to WIPP for the first time in four years. LOS ALAMOS, N.M.—Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) last week began shipments of transuranic waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico. “This is the first of what will be regular shipments of waste
TA – 21
- TA-21 is the location of a former Los Alamos National Laboratory plutonium processing facility and waste disposal area. It is located near the industrial area of the city of Los Alamos.
Information about the project is available in the TA-21 fact sheet.