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Appendix D

Acronyms

AECL Atomic Energy of Canada Limited

ALMR Advanced Liquid-Metal Reactor

ANDRA French National Agency for Radioactive Waste Management

ATW Accelerator Transmutation of Waste

BRWM Board on Radioactive Waste Management

BSE Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

Ci Curie

CLAB Central Interim Storage Facility for Spent Fuel (Sweden)

CNE Commission National D'Evaluation (France)

DF decontamination factor

DOE U.S. Department of Energy

EC European Commission

EDRAM Working Group on Environmental Disposal of Radioactive Materials

EIA Environmental Impact Assessment

EIS Environmental Impact Statement

ENRESA Spanish National Waste Management Company

EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

EU European Union

feps features, events, and processes

HADES High Activity Disposal Experimental Site (Belgium)

HEU highly enriched uranium

HLW High-Level Waste



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Page 198 IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency ICRP International Commission on Radiation Protection IFR Integral Fast Reactor ILW Intermediate-Level Waste INEEL Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (U.S.) JNC Japanese Nuclear Cycle Development Institute KASAM Swedish National Council for Nuclear Waste LLW Low-Level Waste mt metric ton Nagra National Cooperative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste (Switzerland) NAS U.S. National Academy of Sciences NEA Nuclear Energy Agency NGO nongovernmental organization NIMBY Not in my backyard NRC National Research Council NPP Nuclear Power Plant NUMO Nuclear Waste Management Organization of Japan OECD Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ONDRAF/NIRAS National Agency for the Management of Radioactive Waste and Fissile Materials (Belgium) P&T partitioning and transmutation PA performance assessment PAAG Performance Assessment Advisory Group PRACLAY Preliminary Demonstration Test for Clay Disposal (Belgium) RWMC Radioactive Waste Management Committee SFR Final Repository for Radioactive Operations Waste (Sweden) SKB Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company SKI Swedish Nuclear Power Inspectorate SNF Spent Nuclear Fuel SSI National Institute of Radiation Protection (Sweden) STATS Nuclear Wastes: Technologies for Separations and Transmutation (NRC, 1996c report) SWG Seabed Working Group URL Under ground Research Laboratories USNRC U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission WASSAC Waste Safety Advisory Committee of the IAEA WIPP Waste Isolation Pilot Plant