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.

What do we do?

  • Tank Operations
  • Visit the Hanford Vapors Website
  • Technology Development
  • Workers Safety
  • Environmental Management System
  • Community Involvement

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.

Vapors FAQs

Learn more about WRPS by reading our Frequently Asked Questions page.

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Brian Ivey, Charles Simpson, John Eschenberg, Don Slaugh, Luke Lilienthal, and Jason Green attend a United Way kick-off breakfast for union personnel. ... See MoreSee Less

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Lisa Bunch, WRPS Human Resources, and Peter Bengtson, WRPS Communications & Public Relations manager, recently attended the Tri-City Regional Chamber Diversity & Inclusion Summit at the Pasco Red Lion. A luncheon featured keynote speaker Kristin Ekkens, director of Corporate Partnerships Cultural Intelligence Center, who spoke about how to build a culturally intelligent organization. ... See MoreSee Less

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Tiffany Avalos and Kathie Bunn BBQing for United Way donations. Waste Feed Delivery raised a grand total of $377. ... See MoreSee Less

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Have any questions?
wrpsadmin@rl.gov

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