Appendix A List of Acronyms and Abbreviations

1980 Act

Federal Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act of 1980 (P.L. 95-573)

1985 Amendments Act

Federal Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Amendments Act of 1985 (P.L. 99-240)

1986 State Act

New York State Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Act


Advisory Committee

New York State Low-Level Radioactive Waste Advisory Committee


BRWM

Board on Radioactive Waste Management


CAI

Candidate Area Identification

CAIR

New York State Low-Level Radioactive Waste Siting Commission's Candidate Area Identification Report


DEC

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation


ECL

New York State Environmental Conservation Law

EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Agency


GIS

Geographic Information System


LLRW

Low-level radioactive waste


NORM

Naturally occurring radioactive materials

NRC

National Research Council

NYS

New York State


PSI

Potential Sites Identification


ROPSI

New York State Low-Level Radioactive Waste Siting Commission's Report on Potential Sites Identification


SES

Statewide Exclusionary Screening



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