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Independent Oversight Activity Report, Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant and Tank Farm – January 2014

January 2014

Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant Engineering Activities and Tank Farm Operations [HIAR-HANFORD-2014-01-13]

This Independent Oversight Activity Report documents an oversight activity conducted by the Office of Health, Safety and Security’s (HSS) Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations from January 13-16, 2014, at the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) and tank farm operations.  The activity consisted of HSS staff interviewing several key Office of River Protection and WTP personnel regarding Bechtel’s progress in resolving Department of Energy identified issues and planning for restarting engineering of the High Level Waste facility.  Independent Oversight also observed a briefing on a tank farm occurrence.