US DOE Public Reading Room Richland Operations Office Office of River Protection

The DOE Public Reading Room is temporarily closed to walk-in patrons. Please email any requests to: as we will be checking email

Welcome to the United States Department of Energy Public Reading Room

  • The collection includes technical reports, administrative materials, factsheets, and handouts. The catalog is searchable via the Internet.
  • The DDRS database has been incorporated into the Reading Room catalog
  • All items in the collection are for use in the Reading Room only. If extra copies are available they are distributed free, and photocopying is available for a charge.
  • Requests by phone, fax, mail or email are welcome, as well as in person.
  • The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requires certain kinds of documents be made available to the public for inspection and copying. To access those materials related to DOE-RL and DOE-ORP, please see the Electronic FOIA Reading Room for the Hanford Site.

The Public Reading Room is operated by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy