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Retrieval Complete in Double-shell Tank AY-102

RICHLAND, Wash. – The Department of Energy’s Office of River Protection (DOE-ORP) has completed waste retrieval activities “to the limits of two retrieval technologies” in accordance with a Settlement Agreement between DOE-ORP and the Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) at Hanford’s double-shell tank AY-102. Read more…  

Washington River Protection Solutions wins national safety award

RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) received the 2017 Campbell Innovation Challenge award Tuesday for developing a physiological monitoring program that has eliminated heat stress cases the past two years at the Hanford tank farms. WRPS, an AECOM-led company, is the Tank Operations Contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of River […]

Tank C-111 retrieved, leaving one remaining in C Farm

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of River Protection and its tank operations contractor, Washington River Protection Solutions, have completed waste retrieval activities in tank C-111, marking the 15th of 16 single-shell tanks to be retrieved at C tank farm at the Hanford Site. Read more about it here.

WRPS honored for lifesaving innovation

WRPS was recognized this week for helping develop a face shield that protects a worker wearing full-face respiratory equipment from an arc flash, a type of electrical explosion or discharge where temperatures can reach 36,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Read about it here.

WRPS receives Corporate Community Impact award

Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) representatives Melissa Garrard (with photo) and Jerry Holloway (third from left) accept the Corporate Community Impact award from two Tri-City Regional Chamber representatives at the Chamber’s annual meeting in late March. The award goes to the company providing the most financial support to the Chamber during the past year. WRPS […]

WRPS sponsors Women in Business Conference

AECOM executive Terri Marts (holding microphone) speaks on “Navigating Change and Reinventing Yourself” as part of a leadership panel at the 2016 Women in Business Conference. More than 300 attended the day-long event.

WRPS scientist promotes STEM learning

Dr. Stephanie Doll, WRPS Process Chemistry at the 222-S Laboratory, represented the company recently at the annual STEM Explorers Conference, which immerses students in the world of science, technology, engineering and math. Doll was one of about 20 professionals who used the forum to share work experiences and conduct interactive workshops. Doll provided students the […]

WRPS volunteers come up big for local families

The holidays aren’t always filled with laughter and smiles, especially when families are struggling to make ends meet. WRPS Project Integration team members came together to make the season a little brighter for four local families by collecting gifts and other items. In conjunction with the Salvation Army’s Adopt-A-Family program, WRPS employees filled seven shopping […]

WRPS donation, volunteers support Elks’ generosity

It’s almost uncanny how quickly a group of volunteers converges on the Kennewick Elks Lodge, and—in a flurry of paper and strings—wraps a collection of gifts intended for unexpecting recipients. But, every year—like clockwork—it happens. “It goes pretty fast,” said WRPS Contractor Assurance Manager Mike Peloquin. “Get that many people in a room and it’s […]