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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