Nuclear Waste Partnership (NWP)
NWP is the DOE’s management and operations contractor at the Waste Isolation Plant (WIPP). NWP is an AECOM-led entity with partner BWXT and major subcontractor AREVA Federal Services.
Portage, Inc. (Carlsbad Field Office Technical Assistance Contractor)
The Carlsbad Field Office Technical Assistance Contractor (CTAC) provides technical and administrative support services to the DOE Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO) in the areas of quality assurance, audits and assessments, safety, security, WIPP site operations, environmental and regulatory compliance, scientific and international programs, transuranic (TRU) waste characterization and certification, TRU waste transportation and packaging, general business operations, information technology and technical support. Audit and assessment activities include review of the National TRU Program waste generator sites certification programs and other CBFO program participants.
Sandia National Laboratories - Carlsbad Programs Group (SNL-CPG)
SNL-CPG is the scientific and technical advisor to CBFO, with primary responsibilities of performance assessment & decision analysis and repository performance.
Los Alamos National Laboratory - Carlsbad Operations (LANL-CO)
LANL-CO provides scientific and technical expertise to CBFO in a variety of areas, including TRU waste treatment, packaging, characterization, acceptable knowledge, transportation and inventory. Additionally, its Actinide Chemistry and Repository Science Program supports the long-term safety of WIPP.
CAST Transportation and Visionary Solutions provide trucking services to transport TRU waste from DOE waste generator sites around the country to WIPP.