DOE Defense Nuclear Sites

Name Primary Function State Status
Fernald Closure Project Former Uranium processing plant Ohio Closure Project
Hanford Plutonium Production for WWII and Cold War Operations Washington Active
Idaho National Laboratory Research and development under the DOE Office of Nuclear Energy and major waste retrieval and remediation activities under the DOE Office of Environmental Management. Idaho Active
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Stewardship of the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile is the foremost responsibility of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). California Active
Los Alamos National Laboratory Primary responsibility is ensuring the safety, security, and reliability of the nation's nuclear deterrent. New Mexico Active
Mound To process development, production engineering, manufacturing, surveillance, and evaluation of explosive components for the U.S. nuclear defense stockpile Ohio Closure Project
Nevada National Security Site Support the nation's nuclear stockpile, including storage, assessment, disposal and testing, if it were to be resumed. Nevada Active
Pantex To maintain the safety and security of the nation’s nuclear weapons stockpile. Texas Active
Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site Production of nuclear and nonnuclear weapons components for the nation's nuclear arsenal. Colorado Closure Project
Sandia National Laboratories Ensuring the U.S. nuclear arsenal is safe, secure, and reliable through six mission areas: nuclear weapons; nonproliferation; homeland security and defense; energy and infrastructure assurance; defense systems and assurance; and science, technology, and engineering. New Mexico Active
Savannah River Site Environmental cleanup, waste management, disposition of nuclear materials, and tritium operations in support of nuclear weapon programs. South Carolina Active
Waste Isolation Pilot Plant The mission of the Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO) is to protect human health and the environment by operating the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) for the safe disposal of Transuranic (TRU) waste and by establishing an effective system for management of TRU waste from generation to disposal. New Mexico Active
West Valley Demonstration Project The Western New York Nuclear Service Center (WNYNSC) is comprised of approximately 3,300 acres approximately 35 miles south of Buffalo, New York. The site, which is managed by New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) on behalf of the State of New York, was the home of the nation's only commercial nuclear fuel reprocessing facility. New York Closure Project
Y-12 National Security Complex / Oak Ridge National Laboratory Uranium Component Manufacturing and Storage. Research and Development. Tennessee Active