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 offsite 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 offsite for permanent disposal
News & Highlights
Nationally recognized award given to N3B employees for building homegrown workforce - June 16, 2020
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — Three staff members at Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) recently received a nationally recognized award... Read More ›
N3B donates $100,000 to NNMC President’s Eagle Fund - May 4, 2020
N3B donates $100,000 to NNMC President’s Eagle Fund LOS ALAMOS, N.M.—Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) and Northern New... Read More ›
UNM-LA and NNMC students receive environmental scholarships - 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... Read More ›