The EM Los Alamos Field Office (EM-LA) is dedicated to the cleanup of legacy contamination of radioactive and chemical materials and waste resulting from operations during the Manhattan Project and Cold War eras at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in New Mexico. EM-LA’s cleanup scope includes legacy waste remediation and disposition, soil and groundwater remediation, and deactivation and decommissioning of excess buildings and facilities.

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Field Manager

Michael Mikolanis, Manager


Prior to his appointment to Manager of the Environmental Management Los Alamos Field Office in August 2021, Michael A. Mikolanis served as Assistant Manager for Nuclear Material Stabilization at the Savannah River Site (SRS) for four years. In this capacity, he was responsible for providing overall leadership and direction of activities related to the receipt, storage, stabilization, and disposition of nuclear materials, spent nuclear fuel, by-products, and activities associated with the Savannah River National Laboratory and multiple SRS analytical laboratories.

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High-Level Budget Information

FY22 Enacted
(In the millions)
FY23 Request
(In the millions)
FY23 Enacted
(In the millions)
FY24 Request
(In the millions)
$292 $332 $332 $292

For more information on the Office of Environmental Management's budget process and performance check out the Budget & Performance page.

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