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Public Meeting for an Operating Permit for the Low-Activity Waste and Effluent Management Facilities

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of River Protection and Bechtel National, Inc. are holding a 60 day public comment period to support a Class 3 permit modification to the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) Dangerous Waste Permit. This modification provides WTP Low-Activity Waste Facility and Effluent Management Facility operating information and proposed operating conditions to the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) for addition into the existing permit.

 A public meeting will be held July 30, 5:30 p.m., Richland Public Library, 955 Northgate Dr. Richland, Washington  99352. If you are unable to attend in person you can participate via webinar at, ID# 418-233-579.

The public comment period is from July 1 - August 30. Public Comment Period Begins on Proposed Changes to the Hanford Dangerous Waste Permit

Please submit any comments in writing by August 30 to:

Washington State Department of Ecology

3100 Port of Benton Boulevard

Richland, WA  99354

or electronically at

Questions? Please contact DOE’s Paula Call at, (509) 376-2048

or Ecology’s Daina McFadden at, (509) 372-7950.