E

ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THIS REPORT

ANL

Argonne National Laboratory

CISAC

Committee on International Security and Arms Control

DHLW

Defense High-Level Waste

DOE

U.S. Department of Energy

DWPF

Defense Waste Processing Facility (Savannah River Site)

EBR-II

Experimental Breeder Reactor II

EIS

Environmental Impact Statement

EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

FCF

Fuel Conditioning Facility

FMDP

Fissile Materials Disposition Program

GBZ

Glass-bonded Zeolite

GMODS

Glass Material Oxidation and Dissolution System

IFR

Integral Fast Reactor

INEL

Idaho National Engineering Laboratory

LANL

Los Alamos National Laboratory

LLNL

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

LTA

Linde Type A

LWR

Light Water Reactor

MOX

Mixed Oxide (uranium oxide-plutonium oxide)

MT

Metric Tons

MTHM

Metric Tons of Heavy Metal

NAS

National Academy of Sciences

NEPA

National Environmental Policy Act

NRC

National Research Council

ORNL

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

PEIS

Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement

PWR

Pressurized Water Reactor

R&D

Research and Development

SNF

Spent Nuclear Fuel

SRS

Savannah River Site

TRU

Transuranic Element(s)

WPu

Weapons Plutonium



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AN EVALUATION OF THE ELECTROMETALLURGICAL APPROACH FOR TREATMENT OF EXCESS WEAPONS PLUTONIUM E ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THIS REPORT ANL Argonne National Laboratory CISAC Committee on International Security and Arms Control DHLW Defense High-Level Waste DOE U.S. Department of Energy DWPF Defense Waste Processing Facility (Savannah River Site) EBR-II Experimental Breeder Reactor II EIS Environmental Impact Statement EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency FCF Fuel Conditioning Facility FMDP Fissile Materials Disposition Program GBZ Glass-bonded Zeolite GMODS Glass Material Oxidation and Dissolution System IFR Integral Fast Reactor INEL Idaho National Engineering Laboratory LANL Los Alamos National Laboratory LLNL Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory LTA Linde Type A LWR Light Water Reactor MOX Mixed Oxide (uranium oxide-plutonium oxide) MT Metric Tons MTHM Metric Tons of Heavy Metal NAS National Academy of Sciences NEPA National Environmental Policy Act NRC National Research Council ORNL Oak Ridge National Laboratory PEIS Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement PWR Pressurized Water Reactor R&D Research and Development SNF Spent Nuclear Fuel SRS Savannah River Site TRU Transuranic Element(s) WPu Weapons Plutonium