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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Last week, members of the public had an opportunity to get first-hand updates on a number of Hanford topics, including cleanup progress, priories, challenges and opportunities with three breakout sessions. The meeting allowed the public to ask questions directly and share their concerns with the TPA leadership. For more information on upcoming public meetings: listserv.ecology.wa.gov/scripts/wa-ECOLOGY.exe?SUBED1=HANFORD-INFO&A=1.

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WRPS always goes and stays green! For the 4th year in a row, WRPS has earned an EPEAT Purchaser award for its commitment to sound environmental stewardship. More information here: greenelectronicscouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-EPEAT-Purchaser-Awards-Winners-Announ...

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Have any questions?
wrpsadmin@rl.gov

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