Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) is

reducing the risk to the environment posed by Hanford’s 56 million gallons of highly radioactive and chemical waste stored in 177 underground tanks.

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Why we do it?

Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) is committed to the safe and efficient management, retrieval and treatment of Hanford’s radioactive and hazardous tank waste, to protect the nearby Columbia River.

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Important information from DOE:The Hanford Site will continue in Phase 1 operations for the week of 17 August. Hanford Site leadership remains focused on the safety and health of our workforce, deliberately evaluating work scope and the necessary resources to support our important mission each week. www.hanford.gov/files.cfm/DOE_Sitewide_message_to_Hanford_Workers_-_8-13-2020_(PDF).pdf ... See MoreSee Less

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