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October 27, 2015
 
Event: Public Comment Period: Proposed Changes to Hanford Central Plateau Cleanup Work and Schedule
Category: Comment Period / Feedback Opportunity
Event Date: October 26, 2015 through February 12, 2016
 


The U.S. Department of Energy Richland Operations Office (DOE-RL), Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology), and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – the Tri-Party Agreement (TPA) agencies – are proposing changes to the TPA.  These proposed changes affect the schedule for completing cleanup work on the Hanford Central Plateau and the 300 Area.

The proposed changes set new dates for completing work on the Central Plateau that is identified in the M-015, M-016, M-037, M-085, and M-094 milestone series. These milestone series deal with completing investigation of Central Plateau waste sites, issuing cleanup decisions, implementing cleanup decisions for waste sites and canyon facilities, completing cleanup of specified units, and completing cleanup of the 300 Area. For more information on these milestones and proposed changes, please see the attached fact sheet. 

The agencies want your feedback on these proposed milestone changes before they are finalized.  You can provide input during the public comment period being held October 26 through January 15, 2016 Extended to February 12, 2016. 

Update – Audio/visual links now available for regional public meetings on proposed changes to cleanup schedules on Hanford's Central Plateau and 300 Area

The U.S. Department of Energy Richland Operations Office (DOE-RL), Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology), and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – the Tri-Party Agreement (TPA) agencies – have completed regional public meetings on proposed changes to the TPA schedule for completing investigation and cleanup work on the Hanford Central Plateau and in the 300 Area.

To see a video of the presentation provided at the meetings, please click on the links below:

• Richland, November 4th https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gV_AHnqM070
• Seattle, November 17th https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HcN_uYYMNWQ
• Portland, November 18th https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYWrOStR3bI
• Hood River, November 19th https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWAiN7AQkL4

For more information please contact Kristen Skopeck, DOE-RL, (509) 376-5803.

Please submit comments by February 12, 2016 to:

Kristen Skopeck
U.S. Department of Energy
Richland Operations Office
P.O. Box 550, MSIN A7-75
Richland, WA 99352
Email: Kristen.Skopeck@rl.doe.gov


Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet Addendum


Full versions of the TPA change packages documenting the proposed changes are available at: http://pdw.hanford.gov/arpir/index.cfm/viewDoc?accession=0079726H

If you are unable to attend the November 4th meeting in-person, you can access the audio through an online webinar. You must register with the link below to access the webinar.

Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3173001811815405057
Webinar ID: 131-934-723

 

 

 
 
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