Appendix C
Acronyms

AEA Atomic Energy Act

AOC area of concern

ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials

CCNS Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety

CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Resource, Compensation and Liability Act

CFR Code of Federal Regulations

COPC chemicals of potential concern

DOE Department of Energy

EAG External Advisory Group

EIB Environmental Improvement Board

ENV environment(al)

EPA Environmental Protection Agency

EPD Environmental Programs Directorate

FEHM Finite-Element Heat and Mass-Transfer Code

GWSW groundwater and surface-water

HWA Hazardous Waste Act

HWMR Hazardous Waste Management Regulations

IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency

LANL Los Alamos National Laboratory

LDSP LANL Decision Support Process

MCL maximum contaminant level

MDA material disposal area

MDL Method Detection Limit

NAE National Academy of Engineering

NCRP National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements

NMAC New Mexico Administrative Code

NMED New Mexico Environment Department

NMSA New Mexico Statutes Annotated

NNMCAB Northern New Mexico Citizens’ Advisory Board

NNSA National Nuclear Security Administration

NOI Notice of Intent

NPDES National Pollution Discharge Elimination System

NRC National Research Council

OSWER Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response

PQL Practical Quantitation Limit

PRS potential release site

QA quality assurance

QAPP Quality Assurance Project Plan

QC quality control

QMP Quality Management Plan

RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

RLWTF Radioactive Liquid Waste Treatment Facility

RRES Risk Reduction and Environmental Stewardship

SWEIS Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement

SWMU solid waste management unit

SWWS Sanitary Wastewater System

TA Technical Area

UC University of California

USNRC U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission



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Plans and Practices for Groundwater Protection at the Los Alamos National Laboratory: Final Report Appendix C Acronyms AEA Atomic Energy Act AOC area of concern ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials CCNS Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Resource, Compensation and Liability Act CFR Code of Federal Regulations COPC chemicals of potential concern DOE Department of Energy EAG External Advisory Group EIB Environmental Improvement Board ENV environment(al) EPA Environmental Protection Agency EPD Environmental Programs Directorate FEHM Finite-Element Heat and Mass-Transfer Code GWSW groundwater and surface-water HWA Hazardous Waste Act HWMR Hazardous Waste Management Regulations IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency LANL Los Alamos National Laboratory LDSP LANL Decision Support Process MCL maximum contaminant level MDA material disposal area MDL Method Detection Limit NAE National Academy of Engineering NCRP National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements NMAC New Mexico Administrative Code NMED New Mexico Environment Department NMSA New Mexico Statutes Annotated NNMCAB Northern New Mexico Citizens’ Advisory Board NNSA National Nuclear Security Administration NOI Notice of Intent NPDES National Pollution Discharge Elimination System NRC National Research Council OSWER Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response PQL Practical Quantitation Limit PRS potential release site QA quality assurance QAPP Quality Assurance Project Plan QC quality control QMP Quality Management Plan RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act RLWTF Radioactive Liquid Waste Treatment Facility RRES Risk Reduction and Environmental Stewardship SWEIS Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement SWMU solid waste management unit SWWS Sanitary Wastewater System TA Technical Area UC University of California USNRC U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

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Plans and Practices for Groundwater Protection at the Los Alamos National Laboratory: Final Report VOC volatile organic compound VZJ Vadose Zone Journal WQCC New Mexico Water Quality Control Commission WQDB Water Quality Database WQH Water Quality and Hydrology