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Environmental Cleanup: Cleaning the Past

Our goal is to clean up legacy waste sites and contaminated areas to protect human health and the environment, now and for years to come.



Environmental Remediation program to perform slope-side cleanup near Smith’s Marketplace

Los Alamos National Laboratory is performing a high-angle canyon-side cleanup on U.S. Department of Energy property just south of the new Smith’s Marketplace over the next couple of months.

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To complete cleanup activities at one of the few remaining legacy sites along Los Alamos Canyon, crews are using this specialized spider excavator to remove a small area of mercury-contaminated soil from the less than 45-degree-angled canyon-side slope.

Innovations for a secure nation

Portable MRI aids wounded soldiers, children in remote areas

Portable MRI aids wounded soldiers, children in remote areas

Scientists are developing an ultra-low-field Magnetic Resonance Imaging system that could be low-power and lightweight enough for forward deployment on the battlefield and to field hospitals in the World's poorest regions.  

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