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ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THIS REPORT

ANL -

Argonne National Laboratory

ATR -

Advanced Test Reactor

DOE -

U.S. Department of Energy

EBR-II -

Experimental Breeder Reactor II

EIS -

Environmental Impact Statement

EPA -

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

FCF -

Fuel Conditioning Facility

HEU -

Highly Enriched Uranium

HLW -

High-Level Waste

IFR -

Integral Fast Reactor

INEL -

Idaho National Engineering Laboratory

LWR -

Light Water Reactor

MOX -

Mixed Oxide

MT -

Metric Tons

MTHM -

Metric Tons of Heavy Metal

NRC -

National Research Council

ORNL -

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

PWR -

Pressurized Water Reactor

R&D -

Research and Development

SNF -

Spent Nuclear Fuel

SPR -

Single Pass Reactor

SRS -

Savannah River Site

TMI -

Three Mile Island

TRU -

Transuranic element



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