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 recent transfer of nearly 1 million gallons of radioactive and chemical tank waste between two double-shell tanks was monumental for the Hanford Site. As the Site’s tank operations contractor, WRPS is responsible for management of waste-storage tanks, including making space available for emptying single-shell tanks. Last month, crews pumped about 960,000 gallons of tank waste from tank AP-101 to AP-104 and AZ-102 to AP-101 to free up space for future operations. The back-to-back transfers show the Retrievals team’s flexibility as the pace of operations increases to support tank-waste treatment. Additional transfers are expected in the coming weeks. ... See MoreSee Less
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Creating a safer, smarter, cleaner world for the next generation is a priority for WRPS and parent company, Amentum. ... See MoreSee Less
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