Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) is

reducing the risk to the environment posed by Hanford’s 56 million gallons of radioactive and chemical waste stored in 158 underground tanks.

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The U.S. Department of Energy, Office of River Protection recently issued retrieval completion certification for Tank AX-104 on the Hanford Site. WRPS used two technologies to condense and move about 29,000 gallons of radiological and chemical tank waste that had been stored for nearly six decades into double-shell waste-storage tanks until it can be sent to the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant, where it will be immobilized in glass for long-term storage. ... See MoreSee Less
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October 5 is Energy Efficiency Day! We’re working to reduce our environmental footprint and help raise awareness about sustainable management of the nation’s energy resources. The Bonneville Power Administration recently awarded WRPS with incentives for converting lights in the AY and AZ Tank Farms to LED lights. The LED light poles project 25 lumens of light compared to just two lumens from the old ones. They also reduced the number of light fixtures needed by 30%. That’s power AND efficiency!#eeweek2022#EEDay2022 #CutPollution#WeAreWRPS #WeAreAmentum ... See MoreSee Less
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We’re always looking for opportunities to use renewable energy on the Hanford Site. WRPS recently replaced some gas-powered generators with battery-powered devices at the Tank Farms. The battery-powered generators provide the same power at no extra cost while reducing potential environmental hazards. ... See MoreSee Less
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