February 15, 2018

Vapors Update – Feb. 15, 2018

Respirator use in AP Farm; TCH article highlighting Senate bill protecting worker health; TCH article highlighting delay in vapors lawsuit; dates and times for next CVST meeting.  
February 7, 2018

Access restored to SY Farm area after report of odors

Two Hanford workers declined precautionary medical evaluation after reporting odors yesterday morning outside of SY Tank Farm in the 200-West Area.  The employees were performing excavation work to support the installation of a safety shower outside the tank farm in an area that does not […]
February 6, 2018

Odors reported outside SY Tank Farm

Two Hanford workers declined precautionary medical evaluation after reporting odors this morning outside of SY Tank Farm in the 200-West Area.  The employees were performing excavation work to support the installation of a safety shower outside the tank farm in an area that does not […]
February 6, 2018

Access restored to 702-AZ exhauster building

Access to the 702-AZ exhauster building has been restored after air monitoring and sampling results showed no chemicals above action levels. Odors were reported yesterday at the facility by five Hanford workers performing inspections of the emergency lighting system. The workers declined precautionary medical evaluation […]
February 5, 2018

Odors reported inside 702-AZ exhauster building

Five Hanford workers declined precautionary medical evaluation after reporting odors this afternoon inside of the 702-AZ exhauster building. None of the workers reported symptoms. The employees were performing inspections of the emergency lighting system at the time of reported odors and were not in an […]
February 2, 2018

Vapors Update – Feb. 1, 2018

WRPS is preparing engineering-scale testing of NUCON technology, a novel vapor-abatement unit that pulls tank vapors into an internal combustion engine’s induction system where they are combusted and destroyed in the engine cylinders.