ABBREVIATIONS

Terms

CWM

Chemical Wastes Management Chemical Services, Inc. (formerly Model Cities Landfill

DOD

Department of Defense

DOE

Department of Energy

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

FAR

Failure Analysis Report (Bechtel National, Inc., 1994)

FEIS

Final Environmental Impact Statement

FEMP

Fernald Environmental Management Project

FUSRAP

Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program

Kd

distribution coefficient

LOOW

Lake Ontario Ordnance Works

LTSM

long-term surveillance and maintenance

NAS/NRC

National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council

NEPA

National Environmental Policy Act

NFSS

Niagara Falls Storage Site

NTS

Nevada Test Site

RCRA

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

ROD

record of decision

UMTRAP

Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Program

VOC

volatile organic compounds

WCS

Waste Containment Structure

WL

working level (unit of measure for documenting exposure to radon decay products -- 1 WL is equal to ~ 200 pCi/l of radon daughters)

40 CFR 191

Title 40, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 191 - Environmental Radiation Protection Standards for Management and Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel, High-Level and Transuranic Radioactive Wastess

40 CFR 192

Title 40, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 192 - Health and Environmental Protection Standards for Uranium and Thorium Mill Tailings



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SAFETY OF THE HIGH-LEVEL URANIUM ORE RESIDUES AT THE NIAGARA FALLS STORAGE SITE, LEWISTON, NEW YORK ABBREVIATIONS Terms CWM Chemical Wastes Management Chemical Services, Inc. (formerly Model Cities Landfill DOD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy EPA Environmental Protection Agency FAR Failure Analysis Report (Bechtel National, Inc., 1994) FEIS Final Environmental Impact Statement FEMP Fernald Environmental Management Project FUSRAP Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program Kd distribution coefficient LOOW Lake Ontario Ordnance Works LTSM long-term surveillance and maintenance NAS/NRC National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council NEPA National Environmental Policy Act NFSS Niagara Falls Storage Site NTS Nevada Test Site RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act ROD record of decision UMTRAP Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Program VOC volatile organic compounds WCS Waste Containment Structure WL working level (unit of measure for documenting exposure to radon decay products -- 1 WL is equal to ~ 200 pCi/l of radon daughters) 40 CFR 191 Title 40, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 191 - Environmental Radiation Protection Standards for Management and Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel, High-Level and Transuranic Radioactive Wastess 40 CFR 192 Title 40, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 192 - Health and Environmental Protection Standards for Uranium and Thorium Mill Tailings

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SAFETY OF THE HIGH-LEVEL URANIUM ORE RESIDUES AT THE NIAGARA FALLS STORAGE SITE, LEWISTON, NEW YORK Units Ci (pCi) curie (picocurie = 10−12 curie) g gram l liter m, cm, km meter, centimeter, kilometer ppm parts per million rem unit of dose equivalent (1 rem = 0.01 sievert) sec sec Radionuclides 226Ra radium-226 222Rn radon-222 230Th thorium-230 234U uranium-234 235U uranium-235 238U uranium-238