Programs & Services

WIPP Related/Useful Links

State of New Mexico

Other States

Federal Government Sites

International, Educational & Professional Organizations

Emergency Response & Training Information

State of New Mexico

List of State Agencies involved in WIPP

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Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department

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Environment Department

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Radiation Control Bureau

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DOE Oversight Bureau

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State Fire Marshal's Office

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Department of Health

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Bureau of Health Emergency Management

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NM Department of Transportation

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Department of Public Safety

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Commercial Vehicle Enforcement

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State Police

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New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

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New Mexico Radioactive Waste Consultation Task Force (AKA Governor's WIPP Task Force)

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New Mexico State Legislature

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Office of the Governor

U.S. Congressional Representatives from New Mexico:

Representative Ben Ray Lujan
330 Cannon House Office Building, , Washington, D.C.
202-225-6190
Web Site: http://lujan.house.gov/

Representative Steve Pearce
(from the district with WIPP)
2367 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
202/225-2365
Web Site: http://pearce.house.gov/

Senator Martin Heinrich
B40 D Dirksen Senate Office Bldg., Washington, D.C.
202/224-5521
Web Site: http://heinrich.house.gov/

Senator Tom Udall
110 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
202/224-6621
Web Site: http://tomudall.senate.gov/

Other States

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State of Colorado Rocky Flats Oversight Program

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State of Idaho -- INL Oversight Program

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State of Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects

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State of Ohio -- Office of Federal Facilities Oversight

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State of Tennessee DOE Oversight Division

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State of Washington Department of Ecology Nuclear Waste Program

Federal Government Sites

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Department of Energy

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DOE Carlsbad Area Office -- The DOE WIPP Site

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DOE WIPP Transuranic Waste Transportation Routes

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www.energy.gov/em/office-environmental-management:

Includes information on WIPP Transportation Alternatives Study.

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Also, see DOE's National Transportation Program web site

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Department of Transportation (DOT)

Sets standards for drivers of trucks that carry hazardous cargo, including radioactive waste.

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Also see DOT's Bureau of Transportation Statistics

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Environmental Protection Agency

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EPA's WIPP Page

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Federal Emergency Management Administration

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Also see their independent study courses

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National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

Responsible for certifying the transportation containers for nuclear materials, including WIPP waste.

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Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

Responsible for worker safety — including workers at the WIPP site and emergency responders. OSHA Regulations for HAZMAT Operations.

Governmental Associations

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National Governors' Association

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NGA Cleaning Up America's Nuclear Weapons Complex: 2019 Update

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Council of State Governments

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CSG, Midwestern Radioactive Materials Transportation Project

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Southern States Energy Board

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Radioactive Materials: Emergency Response and Transportation Planning

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Western Governors' Association

WIPP Fact Sheet - WGA 2017

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Western Interstate Energy Board

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High-Level Waste

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National Conference of State Legislatures

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State and Tribal Government Working Group

International, Educational & Professional Organizations

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Idaho State University Radiation Information Network

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Plutonium

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Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring & Research Center (CEMRC)

The primary goals of the CEMRC are to: establish a permanent center of excellence to anticipate and respond to emerging health and environmental needs, and develop and implement an independent health and environmental monitoring program in the vicinity of the DOE Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) and make the results easily accessible to all interested parties.

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Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA)

Works to promote uniformity, compatibility and reciprocity of commercial vehicle inspections and motor carrier safety enforcement activities in North America.

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CVSA Level VI Inspections

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International Atomic Energy Agency

Serves as the world’s central intergovernmental forum for scientific and technical cooperation in the nuclear field, and as the international inspectorate for the application of nuclear safeguards and verification measures covering civilian nuclear programs.

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Nuclear Energy Agency

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National Academy of Sciences

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The Radiation and Health Physics Page

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A Teachers Guide to the Nuclear Science Wall Chart

Radiation theory for science teachers.

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Waste-Management Education & Research Consortium

WERC is a unique organization which combines the expertise of education, research, technology transfer, and public outreach.

Emergency Response & Training Information

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New Mexico’s Site for Public Health Emergency Response Education

NM Sphere logo

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Canadian Transport Emergency Centre of the Department of Transport

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ChemFinder Chemical Search

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CHEMTREC®

A 24 hour public service of the chemical industry that provides immediate emergency response information and assistance during emergencies involving chemicals.

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International Programme on Chemical Safety

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Department of Transportation HAZMAT Safety

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DOT Hazmat Training page

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CDC Guidelines for Handling Decendents Contaminated with RadioActive Materials

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Radiation Emergency Medical Management Website