Abbreviations and Acronyms


BGAD Blue Grass Army Depot
BGCAPP Blue Grass Chemical Agent Disposal Pilot Plant
CAC Citizens’ Advisory Commission
CDCAB Chemical Destruction Community Advisory Board
DAVINCH Detonation of Ammunition in a Vacuum Integrated Chamber
DoD Department of Defense
EDS explosive destruction system
EDT explosive destruction technology
EONC enhanced on-site container
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
ESD electrostatic discharge
GB a nerve agent, also known as sarin
GPL general population limit
HAWG hazards analysis working group
HERO hazards of electromagnetic radiation to ordnance
KAR Kentucky Administrative Rules
KDEP Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection
KRS Kentucky Revised Statutes
MPPEH materials potentially presenting an explosive hazard
PCB polychlorinated biphenyl
PEO ACWA Program Executive Officer for Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives
POP performance oriented packaging
RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
SCWO supercritical water oxidation
SDC Static Detonation Chamber, manufactured by Dynasafe AB
SFT shipping and firing tube
SOP standard operating procedure
STEL short-term exposure limit
TSCA Toxic Substances Control Act
VX a nerve agent

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