APPENDIX H ACRONYMS


BEMR

The 1996 Baseline Environmental Management Report


DOD

U.S. Department of Defense

DOE

U.S. Department of Energy

DOE-EM (EM)

U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Environmental Management

DOE-ER (ER)

U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Research


EM-50

U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Environmental Management, Office of Science and Technology

EMSP

U.S. Department of Energy, Environmental Management Science Program

EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


FACA

Federal Advisory Committee Act

FY

fiscal year (for the U.S. government, October 1 of a given year through September 30 of the following year)


GAO

U.S. General Accounting Office

GPO

U.S. Government Printing Office

GPRA

Government Performance and Results Act


HLW

high-level waste

H.R.

U.S. House of Representatives Bill


INEL

Idaho National Engineering Laboratory


NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NABIR

Natural and Accelerated Bioremediation Program

NAS

National Academy of Sciences

NBS

National Bureau of Standards

NIH

National Institutes of Health

NIST

National Institute of Standards and Technology

NRC

National Research Council

NSF

National Science Foundation



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Building an Effective Environmental Management Science Program: Final Assessment APPENDIX H ACRONYMS BEMR The 1996 Baseline Environmental Management Report DOD U.S. Department of Defense DOE U.S. Department of Energy DOE-EM (EM) U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Environmental Management DOE-ER (ER) U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Research EM-50 U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Environmental Management, Office of Science and Technology EMSP U.S. Department of Energy, Environmental Management Science Program EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency FACA Federal Advisory Committee Act FY fiscal year (for the U.S. government, October 1 of a given year through September 30 of the following year) GAO U.S. General Accounting Office GPO U.S. Government Printing Office GPRA Government Performance and Results Act HLW high-level waste H.R. U.S. House of Representatives Bill INEL Idaho National Engineering Laboratory NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NABIR Natural and Accelerated Bioremediation Program NAS National Academy of Sciences NBS National Bureau of Standards NIH National Institutes of Health NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology NRC National Research Council NSF National Science Foundation

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Building an Effective Environmental Management Science Program: Final Assessment ONR Office of Naval Research (DOD) OSTP Office of Science and Technology Policy P.I. principal investigator PNL Pacific Northwest Laboratory R&D research and development TRU transuranic USGS U.S. Geological Survey WIPP Waste Isolation Pilot Plant