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Chromium Project (DOE/EA-2005) Update

on December 16, 2015 - 9:00pm

DOE News:

  • Final Environmental Assessment, Finding of No Significant Impact and Floodplain Assessment Statement of Findings

The Department of Energy Environmental Management Los Alamos Field Office has prepared a Final Environmental Assessment for the Chromium Plume Control Interim Measure and Plume-Center Characterization at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (DOE/EA-2005).

This document describes the potential environmental impacts associated with the planned interim actions in Mortandad Canyon. The objectives of the planned actions are to control migration of the chromium plume and to further characterize and study the chromium plume in the groundwater beneath Mortandad Canyon.

In conjunction with the Final Environmental Assessment, the Department of Energy has released a Finding of No Significant Impact and a Floodplain Assessment Statement of Findings.

To download the Final Environmental Assessment, Finding of No Significant Impact, and Floodplain Assessment Statement of Findings and to learn more about the Chromium Project, visit http://energy.gov/node/1059401.

Office of Environmental Management

The mission of the Office of Environmental Management is the safe cleanup of the environmental legacy waste brought about from five decades of nuclear weapons development, production, and Government-sponsored nuclear energy research.


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