News & Updates

April 27, 2017

Vapors weekly update – April 27, 2017

Washington River Protection Solutions is committed to providing timely information about chemical vapors at Hanford’s tank farms. Read the latest installment in a series of weekly updates. This week’s topics: DST to DST waste transfer occurs this weekend, first round of mediation takes place and […]
April 20, 2017

Vapors Weekly Update – April 20, 2017

Washington River Protection Solutions is committed to providing timely information about chemical vapors at Hanford’s tank farms. Read the latest installment in a series of weekly updates. This week’s topics: DOE acting assistant secretary for Environmental Management tours tank farms, representatives are attending mediation, town […]
April 13, 2017

Vapors Weekly Update – April 13

Washington River Protection Solutions is committed to providing timely information about chemical vapors at Hanford’s tank farms. Read the latest installment in a series of weekly updates. This week’s topics: Waste transfer beginning soon and opportunities for employee engagement.
April 6, 2017

Vapors Weekly Update – April 6

Washington River Protection Solutions is committed to providing timely information about chemical vapors at Hanford’s tank farms. Read the latest installment in a series of weekly updates. This week’s topics: HAMTC President sends a letter about worker safety in the tank farms and the Tri-City […]
April 3, 2017

Letter from HAMTC president, Dave Molnaa

Today WRPS and Office of River Protection received a letter from Dave Molnaa, Hanford Atomic Metal Trades Council (HAMTC) president. In it he acknowledges the “collaboration and good faith interactions between WRPS and HAMTC” that have resulted in improvements in worker safety over the past year. […]
March 30, 2017

Vapors Weekly Update – March 30

Washington River Protection Solutions is committed to providing timely information about chemical vapors at Hanford’s tank farms. Read the latest installment in a series of weekly updates. This week’s topics: use of air-purifying respirators in AP Farm, Hanford to conduct virtual state-of-the-site meeting, odors reported at […]
March 30, 2017

UPDATE: Odors reported near SX Farm – 3/30/17

Three Hanford workers reported propane-like odors about 9 a.m. today at the SX Farm change trailer when first entering the facility from outside the farm. None of the workers reported symptoms, and all chose not to undergo medical evaluation. The employees were performing routine surveys […]
March 30, 2017

Odors reported near Hanford’s SX tank farm

Three Hanford workers declined precautionary medical evaluation this morning after reporting odors at the SX Farm change trailer. None of the workers reported symptoms. The employees were performing routine surveys at the time of reported odors and were not in an area that requires use […]