Protections: Cleanup

Every year LANL removes and stabilizes contaminants to protect human health and the environment.

Map of Los Alamos townsite bordered by Pueblo and Los Alamos Canyons
Los Alamos townsite bordered by Pueblo and Los Alamos Canyons

Protections = Defenses in Depth Remove the Source Cleanup 101 TA-21 MDA B Hillside 140

Thousands of yards of contaminants were removed in 2011 and 2012.

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In 2011 and 2012, LANL removed ~45,000 square yards of waste from MDA B that was then disposed using up-to-date methods and over 4,000 cubic yards of PCB contaminated soils from Hillside 140.



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