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NRC: Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants (NUREG-1437 Supplement 2, Part 5)

Abbreviations/Acronyms



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AEA Atomic Energy Act
AEC U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
ALARA as low as reasonably achievable
ALI annual limits on intake
AOC averted offsite property damage costs
AOE averted occupational exposure
AOSC averted onsite costs
APE averted public exposure
 
Btu British thermal units
BWST borated water storage tank
 
CCW condenser circulating water
CDF core damage frequency
CEQ Council on Environmental Quality
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
COE cost of enhancement
CRAC Calculations of Reactor Accident Consequences
CWA Clean Water Act
 
DBA design basis accidents
DO dissolved oxygen
DOC Department of the Census
DOE U.S. Department of Energy
DOT U.S. Department of Transportation
Duke Duke Energy Corporation
 
EC effluent concentration
EIS Environmental Impact Statement
EMF electromagnetic field
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
ER environmental report
ESRP Environmental Standard Review Plan for License Renewal
EWST elevated water storage tank
 
FERC Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
FES final environmental statement
FR Federal Register
FSAR Final Safety Analysis Report
ft feet
FWPCA Federal Water Pollution Control Act (also known as the Clean Water Act)
FWS U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
 
GEIS Generic Environmental Impact Statement for License Renewal of Nuclear Plants, NUREG-1437
gpd gallons per day
gpm gallons per minute
 
ha hectare
HE high energy
HLW high-level waste
HPI high pressure injection
HPSW high pressure service water
HVAC heating, ventilation, and air conditioning
 
IPE Individual Plant Examination
IPEEE Individual Plant Examination for External Events
IRP Integrated Resource Plan
ISFSI Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
 
km kilometer
kV kilovolt
 
LOCA loss-of-coolant accident
LWR light-water reactors
 
m meter
MACCS Melcor Accident Consequence Code System
mi mile
MTHM metric tonnes of heavy metal
MTU metric ton of uranium
MW megawatt
MW(e) megawatt electric
MW(t) megawatt thermal
MWd/MTU megawatt-days per metric ton of uranium
 
NAS National Academy of Sciences
NEPA National Environmental Policy Act
NESC National Electric Safety Code
NIEHS National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
NPDES National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
NRC U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
NRCS Natural Resources Conservation Service
NRR Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation
ODCM Offsite Dose Calculation Manual
OL operating license
ONS Oconee Nuclear Station
 
PDS plant damage states
PRA Probabilistic Risk Assessment
PSI pollutant standards index
 
RAI request for additional information
RCM reactor coolant makeup
RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
REMP radiological environmental monitoring program
 
SAMA Severe Accident Mitigation Alternative
SCDHEC South Carolina State Department of Health and Environmental Control
SCDNR South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
SCR selective catalytic reduction
SCSHPO South Carolina State Historic Preservation Office
SEIS supplemental environmental impact statement
SGTR steam generator tube rupture
SRM staff requirements memorandum
SSF standby shutdown facility
 
UFSAR Updated Final Safety Analysis Report

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