Appendix B
Abbreviations and Acronyms


AAP

Army ammunition plant

AD

Army depot

AFB

Air Force Base

ARAR

Applicable or relevant and appropriate requirements

AS/SVE

Air sparging with soil vapor extraction

AST

Aboveground storage tank


BRAC

Base realignment and closure

BTEX

Benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylene


CERCLA

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

CMC

Critical micelle concentration

CPT

Cone penetrometer

CT

Carbon tetrachloride

CTE

Central tendency exposure

CVOC

Chlorinated volatile organic compound


DCA

Dichloroethane

DCE

Dichloroethene

DERP

Defense Environmental Restoration Program

DMPL

Dense miscible phase liquids

DNAPL

Dense nonaqueous phase liquids

DNT

2,4-dinitrotoluene



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Contaminants in the Subsurface: Source Zone Assessment and Remediation Appendix B Abbreviations and Acronyms AAP Army ammunition plant AD Army depot AFB Air Force Base ARAR Applicable or relevant and appropriate requirements AS/SVE Air sparging with soil vapor extraction AST Aboveground storage tank BRAC Base realignment and closure BTEX Benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylene CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act CMC Critical micelle concentration CPT Cone penetrometer CT Carbon tetrachloride CTE Central tendency exposure CVOC Chlorinated volatile organic compound DCA Dichloroethane DCE Dichloroethene DERP Defense Environmental Restoration Program DMPL Dense miscible phase liquids DNAPL Dense nonaqueous phase liquids DNT 2,4-dinitrotoluene

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Contaminants in the Subsurface: Source Zone Assessment and Remediation DoD U.S. Department of Defense DOE U.S. Department of Energy DPT Drive point screening DWEL Drinking water equivalent level ERH Electrical resistance heating EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency FLUTe Flexible Liner Underground Technologies Everting GPR Ground-penetrating radar GW Groundwater HC Hydrocarbon HMX High Melt Explosive or Her Majesty’s Explosive; octahydro-1,3,5,7-tetranitro-1,3,5,7-tetrazocine HRS Hazard ranking system HVOC Halogenated volatile organic compound ISCO In situ chemical oxidation ISTD In situ thermal desorption LNAPL Light nonaqueous phase liquids MCB Marine Corps Base MCL Maximum contaminant level MCLG Maximum contaminant level goal MIP Membrane interface probe MNA Monitored natural attenuation MNT Mononitrotoluene MTBE Methyltertbutylether NAPL Nonaqueous phase liquid NAS Naval Air Station NCP National Contingency Plan NFESC Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center NPL National Priorities List NRC National Research Council NRD Natural resource damage OU Operational unit O&M Operation and maintenance OMM Operations, maintenance, and monitoring

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Contaminants in the Subsurface: Source Zone Assessment and Remediation PAH Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon PCB Polychlorinated biphenyl PCE Perchloroethylene PITT Partitioning interwell tracer test PRP Potentially responsible parties P&T Pump-and-treat RAGS Risk Assessment Guidance for Superfund RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act R&D Research and development RDX Royal Demolition Explosive/Research Demolition Explosive or hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine RD/RA Remedial design/remedial action RIP Remedy in place RI/FS Remedial investigation/feasibility study ROD Record of decision RPM Remedial project manager RME Reasonable maximum exposure SARA Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act SCM Site conceptual model SEAR Surfactant-enhanced aquifer remediation SERDP Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program SVE Soil vapor extraction SVOC Semivolatile organic compound TCA Trichloroethane TCE Trichloroethylene TI Technical impracticability TNB 1,3,5-trinitrobenzene TNT 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene TSDF Treatment, storage, and disposal facilities TSCA Toxic Substances Control Act UCL Upper confidence limit USACE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers UST Underground storage tank UXO Unexploded ordnance VC Vinyl chloride VOC Volatile organic compound ZVI Zero valent iron