February 9, 2011
Management of the Tank Farm Recovery Act Infrastructure Upgrades Project
As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) the Department of Energy (Department) awarded Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) approximately $324 million to accelerate completion of infrastructure upgrades for the Hanford Site's tank farms during the Fiscal Year (FY) 2009-2011 timeframe. These funds were applied by the Department's Office of Environmental Management to the existing contract with WRPS to manage the operations and construction activities necessary to store, retrieve, treat, and dispose of the 53 million gallons of Hanford tank waste.
Topic: Environmental Cleanup