Acronyms and Abbreviations

ACC asphalt cement concrete

ADRE advective-dispersive-reactive equation

CCL compacted clay liner

CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

CIWMB California Integrated Waste Management Board

CQA construction quality assurance

DOE Department of Energy

EPA Environmental Protection Agency

GCL geosynthetic clay liner

GM geomembrane

HDPE high-density polyethylene

HELP Hydrologic Evaluation of Landfill Performance

MSW municipal solid waste

MULTIMED Multimedia Exposure Assessment Model

NYDEC New York Department of Environmental Conservation

PCC Portland cement concrete

RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

RMD ratio of monovalent-to-divalent cations

UMTRA Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action



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Assessment of the Performance of Engineered Waste Containment Barriers Acronyms and Abbreviations ACC asphalt cement concrete ADRE advective-dispersive-reactive equation CCL compacted clay liner CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act CIWMB California Integrated Waste Management Board CQA construction quality assurance DOE Department of Energy EPA Environmental Protection Agency GCL geosynthetic clay liner GM geomembrane HDPE high-density polyethylene HELP Hydrologic Evaluation of Landfill Performance MSW municipal solid waste MULTIMED Multimedia Exposure Assessment Model NYDEC New York Department of Environmental Conservation PCC Portland cement concrete RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act RMD ratio of monovalent-to-divalent cations UMTRA Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action

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