Environmental Management Los Alamos Field Office

The EM-LA mission is to safely, efficiently, and with full transparency complete the cleanup of legacy contamination and waste resulting from nuclear weapons development and government-sponsored nuclear research at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

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Environmental Management 2020 Year in Review
EM has published its 2020 Year in Review, summarizing the accomplishments of cleanup work across the DOE complex over the course of the year.
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Stakeholders Discuss Technical Subjects as Los Alamos Workgroup Marks First Year
The Technical Working Group and its December meeting were featured in the December 15, 2020 EM Update.
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Collaboration With NNSA Leads to EM’s First Transuranic Waste Shipment From Los Alamos Facility
The October 27, 2020 EM Update highlights the collaboration between EM and NNSA that lead to EM's first TRU waste shipment from LANL's RANT facility.
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EM Names New WIPP, Los Alamos Managers, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Safety, Security
DOE's Office of Environmental Management has announced new leadership updates, including naming Kirk Lachman manager of EM-LA.
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Los Alamos Contractor Earns 84 Percent of Available Fee
Los Alamos Contractor Earns 84 Percent of Available Fee
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Los Alamos Field Office Resumes Area G Waste Shipments to WIPP
Los Alamos Field Office Resumes Area G Waste Shipments to WIPP
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In Pictures: Soil Cleanup at Upper Los Alamos Canyon
The U.S. Department of Energy Environmental Management Los Alamos Field Office (EM-LA) and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) have completed a p...
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EM Site Manager Reflects on Field Office’s Formative Year, Looks to Future
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. – EM Los Alamos Field Office Manager Douglas E. Hintze recently spoke with EM Update about the launch of EM’s newest site offi...
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Los Alamos Demolition Work Progresses Toward Goal of Completing Cleanup

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. – A sewage treatment facility is among the latest buildings to be demolished at Technical Area 21 (TA-21), a pivotal Manhattan...

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December 2015 Newsletter - Los Alamos Field Office Legacy Cleanup

December 2015 Newsletter - Los Alamos Field Office Legacy Cleanup

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Press Releases

DOE Awards New Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Contract
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the award of the new legacy cleanup contract to Newport News Nuclear BWXT-Los Alamos, LLC.
December 19, 2017
DOE Completes Treatment of Remediated Nitrate Salts
DOE Completes Treatment of Remediated Nitrate Salts
November 7, 2017
DOE Extends Los Alamos National Laboratory Cleanup Bridge Contract
DOE Extends Los Alamos National Laboratory Cleanup Bridge Contract
September 26, 2017
DOE Completes Soil Cleanup at Los Alamos Canyon Sites
EM-LA has completed the removal of contaminated soil along the south-facing slopes of Los Alamos Canyon adjacent to the Los Alamos Townsite.
August 3, 2017