Abbreviations and Acronyms


ALARA

as low as reasonably achievable


CERCLA

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as amended

CFR

Code of Federal Regulations


DOE

U.S. Department of Energy


EDTA

ethylene diamine tetraacetic acid

EIS

environmental impact statement

EM

Office of Environmental Management

EMSP

Environmental Management Science Program


FR

Federal Regulation


HTI

Hanford Tank Initiative

HLW

high-level waste


INEEL

Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory


LAW

low-activity waste

LLW

low-level waste


MUST

miscellaneous underground storage tanks (at Hanford Site)


ORNL

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

OST

Office of Science and Technology (EM-50)


PRA

probabilistic risk assessment


RCRA

Resource, Conservation, and Recovery Act of 1976, as amended

ROD

record of decision


STCG

Site Technology Coordination Group


TFA

Tank Focus Area

TPA

Tri-Party Agreement (at Hanford Site)

TRU

transuranic

TWRS

Tank Waste Remediation System (at Hanford Site)


USAEC

U.S. Atomic Energy Commission

USEPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

USNRC

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission



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