National Nuclear Security Administration Proposes Expansion Of TA-68 Water Canyon Test Site

Existing TA-68 Water Canyon Test Site. Courtesy/NNSA


NNSA News: 


The Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration Los Alamos Field Office has posted the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) categorical exclusion determination for the consolidation of existing Los Alamos National Laboratory capabilities for the research, development, and equipment calibration for imaging techniques to detect materials of interest by expanding the Technical Area-68 Water Canyon Test Site.


Consolidation of activities will improve the efficiency of operations that support mission critical programs that respond to current and emerging threats.


The categorical exclusion may be accessed at


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