Appendix E
Acronyms and Definitions


AEA

Atomic Energy Act of 1954

ALT

Accelerated leach test

AMWTP

Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project

ASTM

American Society for Testing and Materials


BDAT

Best demonstrated achievable technology

BRWM

Board on Radioactive Waste Management


CEMT

Committee on Environmental Management Technologies

CERCLA

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act

CFR

Code of Federal Regulations


DOE

U.S. Department of Energy

DOT

Department of Transportation


EM

DOE Office of Environmental Management



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