Appendix D List of Acronyms


AES

Auger electron spectroscopy

AFCI

Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative

ANSTO

Australian National Science and Technology Organization


BNFL

British Nuclear Fuels, Limited


DOE

Department of Energy

DNFSB

Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board

DU

depleted uranium

DUF6

depleted uranium hexafluoride

DWPF

Defense Waste Processing Facility


EM

DOE Office of Environmental Management

EMSP

Environmental Management Science Program

ERSD

DOE Environmental Remediation Sciences Division


HEU

highly enriched uranium

HF

hydrogen fluoride

HLW

high-level waste


IAEA

International Atomic Energy Agency

ICRP

International Commission on Radiological Protection

INEEL

Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory


LEU

low-enriched uranium

LWR

light water reactor



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Appendix D List of Acronyms AES Auger electron spectroscopy AFCI Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative ANSTO Australian National Science and Technology Organization BNFL British Nuclear Fuels, Limited DOE Department of Energy DNFSB Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board DU depleted uranium DUF6 depleted uranium hexafluoride DWPF Defense Waste Processing Facility EM DOE Office of Environmental Management EMSP Environmental Management Science Program ERSD DOE Environmental Remediation Sciences Division HEU highly enriched uranium HF hydrogen fluoride HLW high-level waste IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency ICRP International Commission on Radiological Protection INEEL Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory LEU low-enriched uranium LWR light water reactor

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MFFF MOX fuel fabrication facility MOX mixed oxide fuel MPC&A material protection, control and accounting MTHM metric tons of heavy metal NAS National Academy of Sciences NDA nondestructive analysis NNSA National Nuclear Security Administration NRC National Research Council NZP sodium zirconium phosphate ORNL Oak Ridge National Laboratory RFETS Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site, Colorado ROO DOE Richland Operations Office, Washington SNF spent nuclear fuel SROO DOE Savannah River Operations Office, South Carolina SRS Savannah River Site SS stainless steel TRU transuranic USEC U.S. Enrichment Corporation USNRC U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission WAC waste acceptance criteria WESF Waste Encapsulation and Storage Facility WHO World Health Organization WIPP Waste Isolation Pilot Plant WSRC Westinghouse Savannah River Company WAPS waste acceptance product specification XPS X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy