You are here

EIS-0113: Record of Decision

Disposal of Hanford Defense High-Level, Transuranic, and Tank Wastes, Hanford, Site, Richland, Washington

The Department of Energy (DOE) has decided to implement the "Preferred Alternative'' as discussed in the "Environmental Impact Statement for the Disposal of Hanford Defense High-Level, Transuranic, and Tank Wastes'' (DOE/EIS-0113). DOE will proceed with disposal activities for the following defense wastes at the Hanford Site: double-shell tank wastes, retrievably stored and newly generated transuranic (TRU) waste, the only pre-1970 buried suspect TRU-contaminated solid waste site outside the central (200 Area) plateau, and strontium and cesium encapsulated wastes.