Appendix F
List of Acronyms


ACNW

Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste (USNRC)

AECL

Atomic Energy of Canada, Ltd.


BRWM

Board on Radioactive Waste Management


CCDF

Complementary Cumulative Distribution Function-summing process of probabilities of exceeding the standard. Plotted at probability over time compared to standard ratio

CFR

Code of Federal Regulations


DOE

U.S. Department of Energy


EEG

New Mexico Environmental Evaluation Group

EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

EPRI

Electric Power Research Institute


FRA

Future Resources Associates, Inc.


HLRW

high-level radioactive waste


LLNL

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory


MRS

monitored retrievable storage (long-term)

MTHM

metric tons of heavy metal


NAGRA

National Cooperative for the Storage of Radioactive Waste (Switzerland)

NAS/NRC

National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council

NEA

Nuclear Energy Agency of OECD

NRDC

Natural Resources Defense Council

NWTRB

Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board


OECD

Office of Economic Cooperation and Development-see NEA


RE/SPEC

Research Specialists, Rapid City, SD


SAB

EPA Science Advisory Board

SKI

Swedish Nuclear Power Inspectorate


TRU

transuranic waste


USNRC

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission


WIPP

Waste Isolation Pilot Plant



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