As part of the DOE Defense Decontamination and Decommissioning (D&D) Program, the Office of Legacy Management manages the Grand Junction Site and ensures compliance with applicable federal, state, and local environmental protection laws and regulations, executive orders, and internal DOE policies. The site transferred to the Office of Legacy Management in 2003 and requires routine groundwater and surface water sampling, inspection and maintenance, records-related activities, and stakeholder support.
For more information about the Grand Junction site, view the fact sheet.
- National Register of Historic Places Program: Department of Energy Grand Junction Office
- History Colorado: Listings on the National & State Registers: Mesa County—Grand Junction
- Grand Junction Site Mapping and Monitoring
The Atomic Legacy Cabin is an interpretive center located at the DOE Grand Junction, Colorado, office. The cabin was once the epicenter of the nationwide search for uranium that was started by the Manhattan Project and later escalated during the Cold War. Visitors can learn about the uranium history of the Colorado Plateau and LM’s continuing mission in the southwestern United States.