Acronyms


ASME

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

AVLIS

atomic vapor laser isotope separation


BCST

Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology (NRC)

BEES

Board on Energy and Environmental Systems (NRC)

BNFL

British Nuclear Fuels

Bq

Becquerel


CaF2

calcium fluoride

CERCLA

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (also called "Superfund")

CFCs

chlorofluorocarbons

CFR

Code of Federal Regulations

Ci

curie

CIP/CUP

cascade improvement and upgrade programs

ClF3

chlorine trifluoride

cm

centimeter

CO2

carbon dioxide

Cs

cesium


D&D

decontamination and decommissioning

D&D Fund

U.S. Department of Energy's Uranium Enrichment Decontamination and Decommissioning Fund

DOC

Decommissioning Operations Contractor

DOE

U.S. Department of Energy

DOT

U.S. Department of Transportation

dpm

disintegrations per minute



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