Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Contract

N3B manages the 10-year, $2.1 billion Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Contract for the U.S. Department of Energy Environmental Management 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..

What’s New?

Hexavalent chromium project expert technical review on agenda for April 18 EMCF READ MORE >

Next Environmental Management Cleanup Forum scheduled for April 18 in Los Alamos and virtually READ MORE >

N3B awards scholarships to three local students READ MORE >

N3B gave $500,000 to Northern New Mexico communities in 2023 READ MORE >

2023 Community Commitment Annual Report published READ MORE >

Last step completed in Middle DP Road Site cleanup READ MORE >


N3B News

Mexican spotted owl protected during Los Alamos cleanup

April 5, 2021 - LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — To protect a treasured ecological species of Northern New Mexico, Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos...

New N3B apprentices receive college education, jobs to assist in legacy waste cleanup

February 11, 2021 - LOS ALAMOS, N.M.—A new cohort of students recently joined N3B’s Nuclear Operator Apprenticeship Program. And for Miquela Casados, from Ojo...

N3B ships more than 200,000 gallons of ‘transition materials’ off-site at LANL

February 2, 2021 - LOS ALAMOS, N.M. – Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) recently took on new work to ship hundreds of...