Event: 60-Day Comment Period on Proposed Changes to the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant Permit
Category: Public Comment Periods
Event Date: 04/10/2017
The U.S. Department of Energy Office of River Protection (ORP) is holding a 60-day public comment period to support a requested Class 2 permit modification to the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant Dangerous Waste Permit. This modification is requesting approval from the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) to install new underground waste transfer pipelines needed to support the Direct-Feed Low Activity Waste (DFLAW) configuration for WTP operations.
The public comment period runs from April 10 through June 9, 2017, with a public meeting scheduled for May 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Richland Public Library (955 Northgate Drive). The public meeting will also be accessible via webinar. To register, go to https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5033401885913438465 (Webinar ID: 344-818-027).
Submit comments via email (preferred) or mail by June 9, 2017 to:
Washington Department of Ecology
3100 Port of Benton Boulevard
Richland, WA 99354
The proposed modification and supporting documentation are available for review online at http://pdw.hanford.gov/arpir/index.cfm/viewDoc?accession=0071755H, 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 Dieter_G_Bohrmann@orp.doe.gov.