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Acronym List

ACL  Alternate concentration limit 
AEC  U.S. Atomic Energy Commission 
BLM  U.S. Bureau of Land Management
BLRA  Baseline Risk Assessment
BMT  Boundary Monument
CDPHE  Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment 
CERCLA  Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 or Superfund Program (42 United States Code [U.S.C.] 9601 et seq .)
CFR  Code of Federal Regulations 
D&D  Decontamination and Decommissioning 
DOE  U.S. Department of Energy
DQO  Data Quality Objective 
EA  Environmental Assessment
EEOIPCA  Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program
EIS  Environmental Impact Statement
EJ  Environmental Justice
EMS  Environmental Management System
EPA  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 
ER  Environmental Restoration 
FUSRAP  Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program 
GCAP  Ground Water Compliance Action Plan
HDPE  High-density Polyethylene 
HQ  Headquarters
LM  Legacy Management 
LTS&M  Long-term surveillance and maintenance
LTSP  Long-Term Surveillance Plan 
MCL  Maximum contaminant level (in reference to CERCLA or Safe Drinking Water Act) or maximum concentration limit (in reference to 40 CFR 192) 
MSL  Mean Sea Level
NECA  Navajo Engineering and Construction Authority 
NEPA  National Environmental Policy Act 
NGVD  National Geodetic Vertical Datum 
NPL  National Priorities List
NRC   U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission 
NWPA  Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 [42 U.S.C. 101719(c) et seq .]
NWS  National Weather Service
OSHA  Occupational Safety and Health Administration 
PEIS  Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement
PMP  Probable Maximum Precipitation 
POC  Point of Compliance 
QA  Quality Assurance
QC  Quality Control 
RAC  Remedial Action Contractor 
RAP  Remedial Action Plan 
RCRA  Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 (42 U.S.C. 6901 et seq .) 
ROD  Record of Decision 
RRM  Residual Radioactive Material 
SM  Survey Monument 
SMK  Site Marker
SOW  Statement of Work
SOWP  Site Observational Work Plan 
TAC  Technical Assistance Contract 
TDS  Total Dissolved Solids 
UMTRA  Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (Project)
UMTRCA  Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978 (88 U.S.C. 7901 et seq .) 
USBR  U.S. Bureau of Reclamation 
U.S.C.  United States Code
USGS  U.S. Geological Survey