Office of Legacy Management

Legacy Management Sites Map 2016

LM has been charged with the responsibility for long-term surveillance and maintenance, workforce restructuring and benefits, property management, land use planning, and community assistance for 100 sites in the United States and the territory of Puerto Rico.

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Grand Junction Site Atomic Legacy Cabin

LM has several sites that are regularly open to visitors. It’s important to us that members of the public have access to the information they need to be confident about the safety of our sites. LM’s visitor and interpretive centers provide valuable information to communities about the history of sites, their cleanups, and our ongoing long-term stewardship work. 

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LM Program Update

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The LM Program Update is published quarterly and provides information on LM sites, activities, and events.

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Elements: April 2020

Published monthly, Elements provides the latest stories involving the people, sites, activities, and events that highlight the mission of LM.

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LM News

Playing the Long Game: How Two Experts Created a Case Study for Water Monitoring
Decades of dedication – meet the Rocky Flats Site water monitoring leads.
May 27, 2020
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LM Remains Flexible and Adaptive in Pandemic Response
We interviewed LM Director Carmelo Melendez about the unprecedented response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 22, 2020
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National Invasive Species Awareness Week Spotlight: LM Partnerships Tackle Invasive Species in Southwest Colorado
As part of National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW), LM recognizes the invaluable assistance of the DRRP and the SCC.
May 19, 2020
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LM to Prepare for Increased Environmental Liabilities as Advised by GAO report
A report issued by the GAO on May 13 details challenges faced by LM at some sites, including erosion and environmental conditions.
May 15, 2020
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LM and Strategic Partner Recognize Veterans on Armed Forces Day
In recognition of Armed Forces Day on May 16, 2020, we asked our veteran teammates to reflect on their service and what it means to them.
May 14, 2020
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Programmatic Environmental Assessment Grazing Activities
LM issued a finding of no significant impact for the proposed grazing activities at some of its sites.
May 14, 2020
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Partnership Is the Key to Legacy Management Success on the Navajo Nation
LM relies on partnerships with the Navajo and Hopi governments. One such partnership is through the Navajo Nation Abandoned Mine Lands (NAML) program.
May 7, 2020
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Weldon Spring Site Wins EPA Site Reuse Award
LM is proud to announce that the EPA awarded the 2020 Federal Facility Excellence in Site Reuse Award to the Weldon Spring Site.
May 4, 2020
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DRUM Data Supports Increased Abandoned Mine Safety in Utah
LM's DRUM Program works closely with numerous federal and state agencies across the country.
April 30, 2020
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LM Collaborates on Virtual Fieldtrip for Environmental Sciences Students
LM Site Manager Bill Frazier virtually visited housebound college students in April.
April 28, 2020
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