Appendix C
Acronyms


AMWTF

Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Facility at INEEL

ASAP

Adaptive Sampling and Analysis Program


BRWM

Board on Radioactive Waste Management


CERCLA

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

CH-TRU

contact-handled transuranic waste

CIC

can-in-canister


DOD

Department of Defense

DOE

Department of Energy

DOT

Department of Transportation

DWPF

Defense Waste Processing Facility at SRS


EIS

Environmental Impact Statement

EM

DOE Office of Environmental Management

EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

ERDF

Environmental Restoration Disposal Facility at Hanford


FFA

Federal Facility Agreement

FUDS

formerly used defense sites


GEM

Glovebox Excavator Method



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Improving the Characterization and Treatment of Radioactive Wastes for the Department of Energy’s Accelerated Site Cleanup Program Appendix C Acronyms AMWTF Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Facility at INEEL ASAP Adaptive Sampling and Analysis Program BRWM Board on Radioactive Waste Management CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act CH-TRU contact-handled transuranic waste CIC can-in-canister DOD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy DOT Department of Transportation DWPF Defense Waste Processing Facility at SRS EIS Environmental Impact Statement EM DOE Office of Environmental Management EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ERDF Environmental Restoration Disposal Facility at Hanford FFA Federal Facility Agreement FUDS formerly used defense sites GEM Glovebox Excavator Method

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Improving the Characterization and Treatment of Radioactive Wastes for the Department of Energy’s Accelerated Site Cleanup Program HDPE high-density polyethylene HEU highly enriched uranium HLW high-level waste INEEL Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory INTEC Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center ISRM In Situ Redox Manipulation ISS Interim Safe Storage LAW low-activity waste LLW low-level waste LM DOE Office of Legacy Management MACT maximum available control technology MNA monitored natural attenuation NAPL nonaqueous phase liquid NMED New Mexico Environment Department NPL National Priorities List ORNL Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee PCB polychlorinated biphenyl PMP Performance Management Plan RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act RH-TRU remote-handled transuranic waste RWMC Radioactive Waste Management Complex at INEEL SBW sodium-bearing acidic waste SNF spent nuclear fuel SRS Savannah River Site, South Carolina SWSA solid waste storage area at Oak Ridge TAN Test Area North at INEEL TRU transuranic waste TSCA Toxic Substance Control Act TVA Tennessee Valley Authority USGS U.S. Geological Survey USNRC U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission VOC volatile organic chemicals

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Improving the Characterization and Treatment of Radioactive Wastes for the Department of Energy’s Accelerated Site Cleanup Program WAC waste acceptance criteria WAG waste area group WIPP Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico WTP Waste Treatment Plant at Hanford