January 24, 2023

Waste Retrieval Underway on Final Tank in Hanford’s AX Farm

The EM Office of River Protection (ORP) recently took another step in reducing environmental risk at the Hanford Site, as workers began retrieving radioactive and chemical waste from the fourth and final underground single-shell storage tank in the AX Farm. Read more…
April 25, 2022

WRPS Awards Subcontract for Additional Groundwater Protection

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) contractor Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) has awarded a subcontract worth up to $4.8 million to advance groundwater protection efforts on the Hanford Site located in southeastern Washington state. Read more…
April 19, 2022

Innovative Partnership to Promote New Hanford Workers

Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) and Washington State University Tri-Cities announced a cooperative learning program allowing WSU students to gain real-world, paid experience advancing the Hanford cleanup mission, with the intention of WRPS hiring those students as full-time employees upon graduation. Read more…
February 2, 2022

New Era In Hanford Tank Waste Treatment

The Department of Energy (DOE) announced workers have begun the first large-scale treatment of radioactive and chemical waste from large underground tanks at the Hanford Site. This marks completion of the first of an ambitious slate of 2022 priorities set by the DOE Office of […]