Appendix F
Acronyms and Symbols


A&E

architect and engineering, as in a company that performs design and construction services

AEA

Atomic Energy Act

ANN

aluminum nitrate

ANSI

American National Standards Institute


BSCP

Bin Set Closure Project


CERCLA

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

CFR

Code of Federal Regulations

CH

contact handled

CMPO

octyl (phenyl)-N, N-di-isobutylcarbamoyl methyl phosphine oxide

CPS

cold pressing followed by sintering

CRTP

Calcine Retrieval and Transport Project

CSSF

Calcined Solids Storage Facility


DF

decontamination factor

DOE

U.S. Department of Energy

DOE-EM

DOE Office of Environmental Management

DWPF

Defense Waste Processing Facility


EA

Environmental Assessment

EIS

Environmental Impact Statement

EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


FUETAP

formed under elevated temperature and pressure


GCDF

Greater Confinement Disposal Facility

GOCO

government-owned, company-operated


HAW

high-activity waste

HEDPA

1-hydroxyethane 1, 1-diphosphonic acid

HF

hydrofluoric

HIP

hot isostatic pressing

HLW

high-level waste

HUP

hot uniaxial pressing


ICPP

Idaho Chemical Processing Plant



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Alternative High-Level Waste Treatments at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory Appendix F Acronyms and Symbols A&E architect and engineering, as in a company that performs design and construction services AEA Atomic Energy Act ANN aluminum nitrate ANSI American National Standards Institute BSCP Bin Set Closure Project CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act CFR Code of Federal Regulations CH contact handled CMPO octyl (phenyl)-N, N-di-isobutylcarbamoyl methyl phosphine oxide CPS cold pressing followed by sintering CRTP Calcine Retrieval and Transport Project CSSF Calcined Solids Storage Facility DF decontamination factor DOE U.S. Department of Energy DOE-EM DOE Office of Environmental Management DWPF Defense Waste Processing Facility EA Environmental Assessment EIS Environmental Impact Statement EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency FUETAP formed under elevated temperature and pressure GCDF Greater Confinement Disposal Facility GOCO government-owned, company-operated HAW high-activity waste HEDPA 1-hydroxyethane 1, 1-diphosphonic acid HF hydrofluoric HIP hot isostatic pressing HLW high-level waste HUP hot uniaxial pressing ICPP Idaho Chemical Processing Plant

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Alternative High-Level Waste Treatments at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory INEEL Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory INTEC Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center Kd distribution coefficient LAW low-activity waste LDR Land Disposal Restrictions (of RCRA) LLW low-level waste LWR light water reactor MACT maximal achievable controlled technology MCC Materials Characterization Center MSRE Molten Salt Reactor Experiment MTHM metric tons of heavy metal NAE National Academy of Engineering NAS National Academy of Sciences NEPA National Environmental Policy Act NRC National Research Council NTS Nevada Test Site NWCF New Waste Calcining Facility NWPA Nuclear Waste Policy Act ORNL Oak Ridge National Laboratory PCT product consistency test PUREX plutonium and uranium recovery by extraction RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act RFP request for proposals RH remote handled SBW sodium-bearing waste SEM scanning electron microscopy SLS solid-liquid separation SNF spent nuclear fuel SREX strontium extraction SSF simulated spent fuel TBP tributyl phosphate TCLP toxic characteristic leaching procedure TRU transuranic TRUEX transuranium extraction UDS undissolved solids USNRC U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission WAPS waste acceptance product specification WCF Waste Calcining Facility WIPP Waste Isolation Pilot Plant XRD x-ray diffraction