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Comment Period

Proposed permit modifications to the High-Level Waste Vitrification Facility

Hanford Dangerous Waste Permit

April 4, 2022 - May 20, 2022, 11:59 p.m.

We're holding a 45-day public comment period addressing proposed modifications to the Hanford Dangerous Waste Permit for the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) Operating Unit Group (OUG) 10.

The permittees are the U.S. Department of Energy and Bechtel National, Inc. The High-Level Waste (HLW) Vitrification Facility is located within the WTP OUG in the 200 East Area of the Hanford Site.

Review and comment

Review and comment on the modification proposal and supporting documents.

Proposed changes

This proposed agency-initiated modification focuses on redesign elements of the HLW Radioactive Liquid Waste Disposal (RLD) system vessels and ancillary equipment at the HLW Vitrification Facility. The vessels covered by this permit package include the Acidic Waste Vessel (RLD-VSL-00007), and the Plant Wash and Drains Vessel (RLD-VSL-00008).

Find out more about Hanford public comment periods.

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Daina McFadden
3100 Port of Benton Blvd
Richland, WA 99354
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Daina McFadden
Permit Communication Specialist

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