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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Washington River Protection Solutions

In this week’s edition of the EM Newsletter, a Hanford team successfully installs tank farm barriers and Hanford workers benefit from a retrofitted 150-ton crane. Read these and more in the latest newsletter content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDOEOEM/bulletins/2261fcb
#HanfordSite #HanfordCleanup #ColumbiaRiver #EnvironmentalCleanup #DOE_EM City of Richland Government City of Pasco Government City of Kennewick Government Hanford Challenge
Columbia Riverkeeper Heart of America Northwest Physicians for Social Responsibility Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation
Oregon Department of Energy Tridec - Tri-City Development Council Tri-Cities, Washington Washington State Department of Health Washington Department of Ecology Washington Department of Ecology - Hanford Tri-City Regional Chamber Mission Support Alliance Washington River Protection Solutions
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wrpsadmin@rl.gov

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