December 29, 2016

Proposed technologies for addressing chemical vapors

Many technologies to reduce or eliminate chemical vapors in Hanford’s tank farms have been evaluated since the late 1980s.  This document describes the technologies and engineering controls that have been considered and/or implemented in the tank farms. Read the document here.
December 29, 2016

Response to DOE Office of Inspector General

The Department of Energy’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a special review from May through November 2016 that looked at chemical vapor exposure concerns at Hanford’s tank farms.  The OIG team assessed the status of actions to address the 47 recommendations made in 2014 […]
December 29, 2016

Vapors Weekly Update – December 29

Washington River Protection Solutions is committed to providing its employees and the public timely information about vapors at Hanford’s tank farms. Read the latest installment in a series of weekly updates.
December 22, 2016

Preliminary report on cartridge filter testing

A preliminary report developed by the Third Party Qualified Independent Review team, on the cartridge filter testing conducted in Hanford’s AP Tank Farm is now available. The Third Party Qualified Independent Review team report, which can be viewed here, may be amended as more information […]
December 21, 2016

Vapors Weekly Update – December 21

Washington River Protection Solutions is committed to providing its employees and the public timely information about vapors at Hanford’s tank farms. Read the latest installment in a series of weekly updates.
December 7, 2016

Vapors Weekly Update – December 7

Washington River Protection Solutions is committed to providing its employees and the public timely information about vapors at Hanford’s tank farms. Read the latest installment in a series of weekly updates.
December 2, 2016

Odors reported – December 1

Three Hanford workers—two expressing symptoms—underwent precautionary medical evaluation and were released to return to work after reporting odors this afternoon outside the 2715-AW facility.    
December 1, 2016

NIOSH report on tank vapors now available

WRPS has received the report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) team that visited Hanford tank farms last summer.