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Office of River Protection

Office of River Protection

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Office of River Protection

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Hanford Site in southeast Washington State is home to 56 million gallons of chemical and radioactive waste stored in underground tanks, the result of more than four decades of plutonium production. The Offi­ce of River Protection (ORP) is responsible for the retrieval, treatment, and disposal of this waste in a safe, effi­cient manner. The River Protection Project is the largest and most complex environmental remediation project in the nation.

 

 

 

Office of River Protection Events
Public Comment Periods
Public Comment Period for Draft Waste Incidental to Reprocessing Evaluation for Vitrified Low-Activity Waste
Public Comment Periods
30-Day Public Comment Period for an Engineering Evaluation/Cost Analysis on Proposed Removal Action at the B Plant Complex
Public Comment Periods
60-Day Public Comment Period for Construction of Basin 41 at the LERF and 200 Area ETF
Public Comment Periods
60-Day Public Comment Period for a 242-A Evaporator Transfer Line Connection to the LERF Basin 41