May 25, 2021

Hanford Readies to Treat Legacy Tank Waste

RICHLAND, Wash. – U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) contractor Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) is an important step closer to treating tank waste at the Hanford Site after the recent installation of two critical pumps and the completion of equipment testing and worker training. Read […]
August 17, 2021

Hanford Begins Retrieving Waste From Another Underground Storage Tank

EM Office of River Protection tank operations contractor Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) recently began retrieving radioactive and chemical waste from another massive underground storage tank at the Hanford Site. Read More…
August 19, 2021

Hanford Tank Farms Now Connected to Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant

Two major facilities critical to the tank waste treatment mission at the Hanford Site are now connected. A video featuring the transfer line connection can be viewed here. Read more…
December 3, 2021

Association of Washington Business Names WRPS its Employer of the Year

It’s one of nine awards the Association of Washington Business (AWB) handed out in Olympia on November 18. WRPS President and CEO John Eschenberg was on hand to receive the award, as well as a second plaque for the Veterans and Families award, for which […]
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 […]