July 28, 2016

Impacts caused by HAMTC-initiated Stop Work – update

It is clear from our evaluation to date that the expanded use of mandatory supplied air will increase the cost of essential operations, making it necessary to shift funds to higher-priority work. As a result, WRPS has so far taken several actions. Work is being […]
July 26, 2016

WRPS evaluates vapors monitoring and detection technology

Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) is reviewing new technologies that could be used in the tank farms to detect and monitor vapors. These technologies include infrared cameras that can detect chemical vapors, portable area sensors that can detect specific vapors, in-stack and area vapor detection […]
July 21, 2016

Response to recent filing by Washington Attorney General

Washington River Protection Solutions is committed to the safety and health of our workers. We are disappointed by the actions taken today by the Washington State Attorney General. We believe the claims are not reflective of the safe and progressive work our team is accomplishing […]
July 21, 2016

Additional sampling data now available

New data sets on vapors events from March to October 2014 have been posted. Click on the Sampling Data button to access the reports.
July 19, 2016

New interactive map posted

A new feature to keep employees and the public informed has been deployed. The Vapor Concerns By Farm/Facility map is an interactive tool using an aerial view of the Hanford Site. Users can view the vapor incident location on a scale of the entire Hanford […]
July 14, 2016

Additional sampling data now available

New data sets on vapors events from Feb. to Aug. 2015 have been posted to the web. Click on the Sampling Data button to access the reports.
July 11, 2016

Response to HAMTC Stop Work order

Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) takes worker safety very seriously. We are committed to transparency related to the issues raised by the Hanford Atomic Metal Trades Council (HAMTC) on chemical vapors in Hanford’s tank farms.  In addition to sampling data, frequently asked questions and background […]
July 11, 2016

Hanford Site Stop Work Procedure [DOE-0343, Rev. 3]

Hanford Site Stop Work Procedure