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July 18, 2017
Event: 60-day Comment Period on Proposed Changes to the 242-A Evaporator Chapter of the Hanford Dangerous Waste Permit
Category: Comment Period / Feedback Opportunity
Event Date: 07/18/2017

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of River Protection (DOE-ORP) and Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) are holding a 60-day public comment period on proposed modifications to the Hanford 242-A Evaporator chapter of the Hanford Dangerous Waste Permit. This modification involves changes to the Part A Form, Preparedness and Prevention Requirements, and Contingency Plan. This change is needed to support waste management activities and remove a diesel generator that is no longer needed.

The public comment period runs from June 26 through September 1, 2017, with a public meeting scheduled for July 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Richland Public Library (955 Northgate Drive). The meeting will also be accessible via webinar. To register, go to: (Webinar ID: 240-946-131)

Submit comments electronically (preferred) or by mail by September 1, 2017 to:

Jeff Lyon
Washington Department of Ecology
3100 Port of Benton Boulevard
Richland, WA 99354

The proposed modification and supporting documentation are available for review online at on Ecology’s website, and at Hanford Administrative Record and Public Information Repositories located in Richland, Seattle, Spokane and Portland. Copies can also be reviewed in person at the Hanford Administrative Record Public Information Repository at 2440 Stevens Drive in Richland. 

Questions? Please contact Dieter Bohrmann, ORP, at

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