LM Site Map
Emergency Contact Numbers:
(970) 248-6070 or (877) 695-5322
LM Home > LM Sites > Considered Sites > Acid Pueblo Canyon - NM 03

FUSRAP Considered Sites

Acid/Pueblo Canyon, NM

Radioactive Liquid Waste Treatment Plant (TA-45)
Acid/Pueblo and Los Alamos Canyon
Location: Canyons in the Pajarito Plateau Region in Los Alamos County, Los Alamos, NM NM.03-3
Historical Operations: Late 1943 or early 1944, head of the south fork of Acid Canyon received untreated liquid waste containing tritium and isotopes of strontium, cesium, uranium, plutonium, and americium discharged from main acid sewer lines and subsequently from the TA-3 plutonium treatment plant.  NM.03-3
Eligibility Determination:  
Verification Surveys NM.03-5
Site Status: Certified- Certification Basis and Federal Register Notice  NM.03-2
Long-Term Care Requirements: Long-Term Surveillance and Maintenance Plan for Completed FUSRAP Sites S14490_LTSM

Also see Acid/Pueblo Canyon, NM, Site

Documents Related to Acid/Pueblo Canyon, NM
  1. Acid/Pueblo Canyon Site Aerial Photograph
  2. FACT SHEET This fact sheet provides information about the Acid/Pueblo Canyon, New Mexico, Site.
  3. NM.03-1 - DOE letter; Davies to Coffman (NE-30); Designation of Acid and Pueblo Canyons Site, Los Alamos, New Mexico; February 8, 1982
  4. NM.03-2 - Certification Docket for the Former Site of the Radioactive Liquid Waste Treatment Plant (TA-45) and the Effluent Receiving Areas of Acid, Pueblo, and Los Alamos Canyons, Los Alamos, New Mexico; undated
  5. NM.03-3 - LANL Report (LA-9409-MS);Environmental Analysis of Acid/Middle Pueblo Canyon, Los Alamos, New Mexico; Issued August 1982
  6. NM.03-4 - DOE Environmental Assessment (DOE/EA--0184); Environmental Assessment of Remedial Action; Acid/Middle Pueblo Canyon, Los Alamos, New Mexico; August 1982
  7. NM.03-5 - DOE Report (DOE/OR/20722-15); FUSRAP Final Report on the Remedial Action at the ACID/Pueblo Canyon Site, Los Alamos, New Mexico; October 1984
  8. NM.03-6 - LANL Report (LA-9831-MS); Radiological Survey Following Decontamination Activities Near the TA-45 Site; Issued July 1983
  9. NM.03-7 - Federal Register / Volume 49, No. 210 / Monday, October 29, 1984 / Notices; Page 43493
Historical documents may contain links which are no longer valid or to outside sources. LM can not attest to the accuracy of information provided by these links. Please see the Leaving LM Website page for more details.
Last Updated: 4/24/2017