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
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 ›
N3B completes first year of legacy waste cleanup at LANL - May 1, 2019
LOS ALAMOS, N.M.—This week, Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) celebrates its first anniversary as a new company cleaning... Read More ›
Workers complete PCB cleanup completed at Los Alamos Canyon site - March 27, 2019
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. – N3B has have finished cleaning up PCB-contaminated soil near the former Omega research reactor site at Los... Read More ›