DAC

derived air concentration

EAR

estimated additional resources

EIA

environmental impact assessment

EIS

environmental impact statement

ESRD

end-stage renal disease

Ga

billion years ago

GWe

Gigawatt equivalent

Gy

Gray (unit)

HKCa

highly potassic calc-alkaline magmas

IAEA

International Atomic Energy Agency

IARC

International Agency for Research on Cancer

ICRP

International Commission on Radiological Protection

IR

Inferred Resources

ISL

in situ leaching

ISR

in situ recovery (term used primarily in North America)

K

potassium

km

kilometers

m

meters

MCL

maximum contaminant level

µg/L

micrograms per liter

µGy/h

microGrays/hour

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

MOX

mixed oxide

MSHA

Mine Safety and Health Administration

MVOCs

microbial volatile organic compounds

My

million years old

Nb

niobium

NCI

National Cancer Institute

NCRP

National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements

NEA

Nuclear Energy Agency of the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development

NIOSH

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

NLM

National Library of Medicine

NORM

naturally occurring radioactive materials

NPL

National Priorities List

NRC

National Research Council



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