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
N3B boot camp program serves as economic driver, prepares local workforce to clean up waste sites at LANL - December 9, 2019
LOS ALAMOS, N.M.–Eight area students from Española, Chimayó, Nambé, Los Alamos and Abiquiú recently completed a program that prepares them... Read More ›
N3B and UNM-Los Alamos team up for Radiological Control Technician Boot Camp - August 27, 2019
LOS ALAMOS, N.M.—Nuclear News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) and the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) have partnered to... Read More ›