N3B manages the Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Contract for the U.S. Department of Energy.
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.
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 Los Alamos awards scholarships to local students with eye for legacy environmental cleanup
June 29, 2022 - LOS ALAMOS, N.M. – Three University of New Mexico-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) students each recently received $1,300 in N3B scholarships to...
Hydraulic shearing key to N3B’s waste retrieval at Los Alamos
June 14, 2022 - LOS ALAMOS, N.M. – N3B Los Alamos recently installed a hydraulic shear system for remediating transuranic (TRU) waste contained in large, corrugated...