Environmental Management Los Alamos Field Office

DOE Completes Soil Cleanup at Los Alamos Canyon Sites

August 3, 2017

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LOS ALAMOS, N.M.,—The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Environmental Management Los Alamos Field Office (EM-LA) and Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS) have completed the removal of contaminated soil along the south-facing slopes of Los Alamos Canyon adjacent to the Los Alamos Townsite. The contaminated soil was primarily associated with legacy outfalls and surface disposal from the Manhattan Project and early Cold War research and site management activities.

The press release can be downloaded here.