September 2015

September 18, 2015

Washington River Protection Solutions President to Retire; Replacement Named

Richland, WA – Mark Lindholm has been named acting President and Project Manager for Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS), where he will lead the remediation of radioactive and hazardous waste tanks at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Hanford Site, effective Oct. 1. Lindholm replaces Dave […]
September 4, 2015

Cystic Fibrosis Cycle for life a resounding success

WRPS team members helped raise a whopping $27,573 in support of fighting cystic fibrosis (CF), an inherited disorder that damages the lungs and digestive system. The team came together August 22 to ride in the CF Cycle for Life, a one-day bicycle event benefiting the […]
September 4, 2015

WRPS volunteers bring excitement to STEM summer school

Fewer places might be more desolate than an elementary school classroom in summertime. Unless, that is, you’re one of 400 Pasco STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) students who signed up for a special summer school session this year. The two-week session brought learning to […]
September 4, 2015

WRPS receives 2 awards at 2015 VPPPA national conference

WRPS received two safety awards last week at the Voluntary Protection Program Participants’ Association (VPPPA) national conference in Grapevine, Texas. The first was the VPP Innovation Award, which WRPS received for developing a tool that reduced worker exposure during surveys of radioactive equipment used to […]
September 4, 2015

PHOENIX launches Tank Farm Application

Whether you’re a worker, stakeholder or just somebody who wants to learn more about Hanford’s tank farms, there’s a new informational tool for you.  And it’s right at your fingertips. The PHOENIX Tank Farms application is a web-based tool for accessing current and historical data […]