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Acronym Name
AFB U.S. Air Force Base
AFCEE Air Force Center for Engineering Excellence (AFCEE)
AIChE American Institute of Chemical Engineers
ALARA As Low As Reasonably Achievable
APA Air Pathway Analysis
APEG Alkaline Polyethylene Glycolate
APG Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
AST Aboveground Storage Tank
AWMA Air and Waste Management Association
AWWA American Water Works Association
BOD Biochemical Oxygen Demand
BTEX Benzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene, and Xylene
CAA Clean Air Act
CEC Cation Exchange Capacity
CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (Also known as Superfund)
CERL U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory
COD Chemical Oxygen Demand
CROW Contained Recovery of Oily Waste
CRREL U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory
CWA Clean Water Act
DNAPL Dense Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid
DOD U.S. Department of Defense
DOE U.S. Department of Energy
DOI U.S. Department of the Interior
DOT U.S. Department of Transportation
DRE Destruction and Removal Efficiency
EM DOE's Environmental Management
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
ERD Environmental Restoration Division
ERL Environmental Research Laboratory
ETTC DOD Environmental Technology Transfer Committee
FETC DOE's Federal Energy Technology Center
FRTR Federal Remediation Technologies Roundtable
FS Feasibility Study
GAC Granular-Activated Carbon
HEC High Energy Corona
HLRW High Level Radioactive Waste
HMCRI Hazardous Materials Control Research Institute
HTTD High Temperature Thermal Desorption
HWAC Hazardous Waste Action Council
INEL DOE's Idaho National Engineering Laboratory
IR Installation Restoration
IRHWCT Installation Restoration and Hazardous Waste Control Technologies
ISEE In Situ Steam-Enhanced Extraction
ISV In Situ Vitrification
ITRC Interstate Technology & Regulatory Cooperation
KPEG Potassium Polyethylene Glycolate
LDR Land Disposal Restriction
LLNL DOE's Lawerence Livermore National Laboratory
LLRW Low Level Radioactive Waste
LNAPL Light Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid
LTTD Low Temperature Thermal Description
MCL Maximum Contaminant Level
MRD U.S. Army Missouri River Division
NAPL Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid
NAS Naval Air Station
NCA Noise Control Act
NCEL Naval Civil Engineering Laboratory, now NFESC
NCP National Contingency Plan
NDCEE DOD's National Defense Center for Environmental Excellence
NEESA Navy Energy and Environmental Support Activity, now NFESC
NEPA National Environmental Policy Act of 1969
NFESC Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center
NPDES National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
NPL National Priority List
NRC U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
NRMRL EPA's National Risk Management Research Laboratory
NWS Naval Weapons Station
O&M Operations and Maintenance
OB/OD Open Burn/Open Detonation
ODW EPA Office of Drinking Water
OERR EPA's Office of Emergency and Remedial Response
ORD EPA Office of Research and Development
ORNL DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory
OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSW EPA Office of Solid Waste
OSWER EPA's Office os Solid Waste and Emergency Response
OUST EPA's Office of Underground Storage Tanks
PACT Powdered-Activated Carbon Technology
PAH Polycylic Aromatic Hydorcarbons
PCBs Polychlorinated Biphenyls
PCP Pentachlorophenol
PEP Propellants, Explosives, and Pyrotechnics
PII Platinum International, Inc.
PNL DOE's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
POC Point of Contact
POL Petroleum, Oils, and Lubricants
R&D Research and Development
RBC Rotating Biological Contactor
RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
RCRIS Resource Conservation and Recovery Information System
RI/FS Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study
ROD Record of Decision
RPM Remedial Project Manager
RREL EPA's Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory
RSKERL EPA's Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Laboratory
RTDF Remediation Technologies Development Forum
scfm Standard Cubic Feet per Minute
SERP Steam-Enhanced Recovery Process
SITE Superfund Innovative Technology Evaluation
SIVE Steam Injection and Vacuum Extraction
SNF Spent Nuclear Fuel
SNL DOE's Sandia National Laboratory
SVE Soil Vapor Extraction
SVOC Semivolatile Organic Compound
TCE Trichlorethylene
TCLP EPA's Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure
TI Technical Impracticability
TIO EPA's Technology Innovative Office
TOC Total Organic Carbon
TPH Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons
TRU Transuranic Waste
TSCA Toxic Substance Control Act
USGS DOI's U.S. Geological Survey
USACE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
USAEC U.S. Army Environmental Center
USAE-WES U.S. Army Engineers Waterways Experiment Station
USAF U.S. Air Force
USAMC U.S. Army Material Command
USN U.S. Navy
USATHAMA U.S. Army Toxic and Hazardous Material Agency, now USAEC
UST Underground Storage Tank
UV Ultraviolet
UXO Unexploded Ordnance
VOC Volatile Organic Compound
WESTON Roy F. Weston, Inc.

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