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Acronyms


API

American Petroleum Institute

ASTM

American Society for Testing and Materials

ATP

adenosine triphosphate

ATSDR

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry


BTEX

benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylene


CAC

citizen advisory committee

CAG

community advisory group

CEA

classification exception area

COD

chemical oxygen demand


DCA

dichloroethane

DCE

dichloroethene

DNA

deoxyribonucleic acid

DNAPL

dense nonaqueous-phase liquid

DOD

Department of Defense

DOE

Department of Energy


EDTA

ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency


HMX

octahydro-1,3,5,7tetranitro-1,3,5,7-tetrazocene



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Natural Attenuation for Groundwater Remediation A Acronyms API American Petroleum Institute ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials ATP adenosine triphosphate ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry BTEX benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylene CAC citizen advisory committee CAG community advisory group CEA classification exception area COD chemical oxygen demand DCA dichloroethane DCE dichloroethene DNA deoxyribonucleic acid DNAPL dense nonaqueous-phase liquid DOD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy EDTA ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid EPA Environmental Protection Agency HMX octahydro-1,3,5,7tetranitro-1,3,5,7-tetrazocene

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Natural Attenuation for Groundwater Remediation LNAPL light nonaqueous-phase liquid mRNA messenger ribonucleic acid MTBE methyl tert-butyl ether NAF Natural Attenuation Factor NEJAC National Environmental Justice Advisory Council NJDEP New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection NRC National Research Council NTA nitrilotriacetic acid OSWER Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (EPA) PAH polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon PCB polychlorinated biphenyl PCE tetrachloroethene PCP pentachlorophenol Pi inorganic phosphorus RAB restoration advisory board RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act RDX royal Dutch explosive (1,3,5-trinitrohexahydro-s-triazine) RTDF Remediation Technologies Development Forum TCA trichloroethane TCDD tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin TCE trichloroethene TNT trinitrotoluene USGS U.S. Geological Survey VC vinyl chloride