F List of Acronyms


ATIC

Alternatives to Incineration Committee


CERCLA

Comprehensive, Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (Superfund)

CH-TRU

contact-handled TRU waste


DGGE

density gradient gel electrophoresis

DOD

Department of Defense

DOE

Department of Energy

DOT

Department of Transportation


EM

DOE Office of Environmental Management

EMSP

Environmental Management Science Program

EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


FFCA

Federal Facility Compliance Act of 1992


HEPA

high-efficiency particulate arresting

HWC

hazardous waste combustor

HWIR

Hazardous Waste Identification Rule


INEEL

Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory


LDR

Land Disposal Restriction

LLW

low-level radioactive waste


MACT

Maximum Achievable Control Technology

MEMS

MicroElectroMechanical Systems

MLLW

mixed low-level waste

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

MRI

magnetic resonance imaging



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Research Opportunities for Managing the Department of Energy’s Transuranic and Mixed Wastes F List of Acronyms ATIC Alternatives to Incineration Committee CERCLA Comprehensive, Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (Superfund) CH-TRU contact-handled TRU waste DGGE density gradient gel electrophoresis DOD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy DOT Department of Transportation EM DOE Office of Environmental Management EMSP Environmental Management Science Program EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency FFCA Federal Facility Compliance Act of 1992 HEPA high-efficiency particulate arresting HWC hazardous waste combustor HWIR Hazardous Waste Identification Rule INEEL Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory LDR Land Disposal Restriction LLW low-level radioactive waste MACT Maximum Achievable Control Technology MEMS MicroElectroMechanical Systems MLLW mixed low-level waste MOU Memorandum of Understanding MRI magnetic resonance imaging

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Research Opportunities for Managing the Department of Energy’s Transuranic and Mixed Wastes MTADS Multi-sensor Towed Array Detection System MTRU mixed transuranic waste MWIR Mixed Waste Inventory Report NABIR Natural and Accelerated Bioremediation Research NESHAP National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants NDA nondestructive assay NDE nondestructive examination NEMS NanoElectroMechanical Systems NRC National Research Council NRL Naval Research Laboratory OST DOE Office of Science and Technology PCB polychlorinated biphenyl PCR polymerase chain reaction RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 RH-TRU remote handled TRU waste RTR real-time radiography RWMC Radioactive Waste Management Complex at Hanford SAMS Surveillance and Measurement System SARA Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act SARP Safety Analysis Report for Packaging SAW surface acoustic wave TCLP toxicity characteristic leaching procedure TM transuranic and mixed waste TMFA Transuranic and Mixed Waste Focus Area T-RFLP terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism TRU transuranic TSCA Toxic Substances Control Act USNRC U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission VOC volatile organic compound WAC waste acceptance criteria WETO Western Environmental Treatment Office WIPP Waste Isolation Pilot Plant the Permit WIPP Waste Acceptance Permit