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Snapshot of the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Complex, April 2004

Site Location Land Area FY 2005 Budget Request ($m - NNSA Only) Contractor Direct Contractor Employment Contract Expires U.S. Senators Congressional District & Representative
Kansas City Plant
Kansas City, Missouri
122 Acres
378.0
Honeywell [17]
3,120
Jan, 1 2006
Christopher S. Bond
Jim Talent
Dist. 5
Karen McCarthy
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, California
12 sq. miles
1,035.7
University of California [9]
7,900
Sept 30, 2005
Barbara Boxer
Diane Feinstein
Dist. 10
Ellen Tauscher
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos, New Mexico; 25 miles northwest of Santa Fe
28,000 acres
1,524.6
University of California [9]
7,957
Sept 2005
Jeff Bingaman
Pete Dominici
Dist. 1
Heather Wilson
NNSA Service Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Kirtland Air Force Base (KAFB), Albuquerque, New Mexico
457.6
N/A (Federal Government)
525 (Federal Employees)
N/A
Jeff Bingaman
Pete Dominici
Dist. 1
Heather Wilson
Nevada Test Site
Southern Nevada; 65 miles northwest of Las Vegas
1,375 sq. miles
82.0
Bechtel Nevada Corporation [19]
2,990
Sept 30, 2005
John Ensign
Harry Reid
Dist. 1
Shelly Berkley
Pantex Plant
Texas Panhandle; 17 miles northeast of Amarillo TX.
16,000 acres
472.6
BWXT Pantex LLC. [18]
3,399
Feb 1, 2006
John Comyn
Kay Hutchison
Dist. 13
Mac Thomberry
Sandia National Laboratories
Main site: Kirtland Air Force Base (KAFB), Albuquerque, New Mexico
9,000 acres
1,322.9
Lockheed Martin Corp. [1]
8,107
Sept 30, 2008
Jeff Bingaman
Pete Dominici
Dist. 1
Heather Wilson
Savannah River Site
Western South Carolina; Bordering the Savannah River
310 sq. miles
368.3
Westinghouse Savannah River Company LLC. [76]
12,901
Sept 30, 2006
Lindsey Graham
Ernest Hollings
Dist. 3
J. Gresham Barrett
Y-12 National Security Complex
20 miles west of Knoxville, Tennessee
800 acres
799.6
BWXT Y-12 LLC
4,500
Awarded contract Nov 1, 2000
Lamar Alexander
Bill Frist
Dist. 2
John J. Duncan, Jr.
Washington Headquarters (NNSA)
Washington, D.C. & Germantwon, Maryland
N/A
1,076.9
N/A

344 (Federal Employees)

1,763 (All field sites)

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