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WRPS earns second award for mentoring local small business

Yesterday the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of River Protection’s (ORP) tank farms contractor, Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS), was awarded the U.S. Department of Energy Fiscal Year 2016 Mentor of the Year award for leadership in mentoring local small businesses. This is the second time WRPS received this award, the first time […]

Hanford Site Contractors Receive Award for Procurement of Sustainable Electronics

RICHLAND, Wash. – Three Hanford Site contractors – Mission Support Alliance (MSA), CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company (CH2M) and Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) – were recently recognized as leaders in the procurement and use of sustainable information technology products by the Green Electronics Council and managers of the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) […]

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 […]