Acronyms and Abbreviations

AEDE

Annual Effective Dose Equivalent

ALS

Advanced Light Source

ANSI

American National Standards Institute

ASPCP

Accidental Spill Prevention and Containment Plan

AST

Aboveground Storage Tank

BAAQMD

Bay Area Air Quality Management District

Basin Plan

Water Quality Control Plan

Berkeley Lab

Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Bq

Becquerel

BTEX

Benzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene, and Xylene

Cal/EPA

California Environmental Protection Agency

CERCLA

Comprehensive Environmental Response,
Compensation, and Liability Act

CFR

Code of Federal Regulations

Ci

Curie

Clean Air Act

Air Quality

CMTW

Committee to Minimize Toxic Waste

CODF

Chemical Oxygen Demand, Filtered

CWA

Clean Water Act

DCA

Dichloroethane

DCE

Dichloroethene

DOE

United States Department of Energy

DTSC

Department of Toxic Substances Control

EBMUD

East Bay Municipal Utility District

EDE

Effective Dose Equivalent

EH&S

Environment, Health, and Safety

EPCRA

Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act

EPG

Environmental Protection Group

FTU

Fixed Treatment Unit

FY

Fiscal Year

gsf

gross square feet

gsm

gross square meters

HMBP

Hazardous Materials Business Plan

HWHF

Hazardous Waste Handling Facility

ICMs

Interim Corrective Measures

kg

kilogram

L

Liter

LBNL

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

m

meter

MCL

Maximum Contamination Level

MDA

Minimum Detectable Amount

MEI

Maximally Exposed Individual

mg

milligram

mrem

millirem

mSv

millisievert

MTBE

Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether

MW

Mixed Waste

ND

Nondetectable

NESHAPs

National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants

NFA

No Further Action

NPL

National Priorities List

NPDES

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System

NTLF

National Tritium Labeling Facility

OAP

Operating and Assurance Program

OBT

Organically Bound Tritium

PCB

Polychlorinated Biphenyl

PCE

Perchloroethylene

pCi

picocurie (one trillionth of a curie)

QA

Quality Assurance

QAPP

Quality Assurance Project Plan

QC

Quality Control

RAML

Radiation Analytical Measurements Laboratory

RCRA

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

RFI

RCRA Facility Investigation

RMPP

Risk Management and Prevention Plan

RWQCB

Regional Water Quality Control Board

SARA

Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act

SI

Systéme Internationale or International System of Units (the metric system)

STP

Site Treatment Plan

Sv

Sievert

SWMP

Storm Water Monitoring Program

SWPPP

Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan

SWRCB

State Water Resources Control Board

TBq

Terabecquerel (one-trillion becquerels)

TCA

Trichloroethane

TCE

Trichloroethylene

TDS

Total Dissolved Solids

TFTW

Tissue Free Tritiated Water

TLD

Thermoluminescent Dosimeter

TOC

Total Organic Carbon

TOMP

Toxic Organic Management Plan

TPH

Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons

TPH-D

Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons, Diesel

TPH-G

Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons, Gasoline

TRI

Toxic Release Inventory

TSCA

Toxic Substance Control Act

TSS

Total Suspended Solids

UC

University of California

UCOP

University of California Office of the President

UHVCF

Ultra-High Vacuum Cleaning Facility

US/EPA

United States Environmental Protection Agency

UST

Underground Storage Tank

VOC

Volatile Organic Compound

WAA

Waste Accumulation Area

WMG

Waste Management Group

yr

year