Environmental

PQRS

P

data qualifiers - method (analytical) qualifier - P

P

data qualifiers - organic analysis - P

P

Phosphorous

P2

Pollution Prevention

PA

Performance Assessment

PA

Pollution Abatement

PA

Preliminary Assessment

PAC

Powdered Activated Carbon

PACDIV

EFD Pacific Division

PAH

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon

PAO

Public Affairs Officer

PAS

photoacoustic spectroscopy

Pb

Lead

PBC

performance based contracting

PC

Permeability Constant, cm/hr

PCB

Polychlorinated Biphenyl

PCDD

Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxin

PCDF

Polychlorinated Dibenzofuran

PCE

Perchloroethylene

PCE

Perchloroethylene - also tetrachloroethene

PCE

Tetrachloroethene

PCP

Pentachlorophenol

PCR

Pollution Control Report

PDSB

passive diffusion sampling bag

PE Sample

Performance Evaluation Sample

PEF

Particulate Emission Factor

PEG

Polyethylene Glycol

PEL

Permissible Exposure Limit

PELAN

Pulsed ELemental Analysis with Neutrons

Perchlorate

Perchlorate

PFLA

phospholipid fatty acid profile

PFP

pay for performance

PGRS

Plume Groundwater Recovery System

pH

Indicates the hydrogen ion concentration - acidity or basicity

PHA

Public Health Assessment

PHI

Preliminary Hydrogeological Investigation

PIC

Products of Incomplete Combustion

PID

Photoionization Detector

PITT

partitioning interwell tracer test

PLC

Programmable Logic Controller

PM

Project Manager

PNA

Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbon

PNRS

Preliminary Natural Resource Survey

Po

Polonium

POA&M

Plan of Action and Milestones

POC

Point of Contact

pOH

Indicates the hydroxide ion (OH-) concentration - basicity or acidity

POL

Petroleum, Oil and Lubricant

POTW

Publicly Owned Treatment Works

ppb

parts per billion

PPC

Personal Protective Clothing

PPE

Personal Protective Equipment

PPL

Priority Pollutants List

ppm(v)

parts per million by volume

ppt

parts per thousand

PQL

Practical Quantitation Limit

PR

Preliminary Review

PRAP

Proposed Remedial Action Plan

PRB

Permeable Reactive Barrier

PRG

Preliminary Remediation Goal

PRP

Potentially Responsible Party

PRP Site

Potentially Responsible Party Site

PRT

Portable Rapid Test

PSC

Potential Source of Contamination

PSE

Preliminary Source Evaluation

psi

pounds per square inch

PSI

Preliminary Site Inspection

Pu

Plutonium

PVC

Polyvinyl Chloride

PWC

Public Works Center

PWD

Public Works Department

Q

data qualifiers - organic analysis - Q

Q

volumetric flow rate

QA

Quality Assurance

QA/QC

Quality Assurance/Quality Control

QAO

Quality Assurance Officer

QAPP

Quality Assurance Project Plan

QC

Quality Control

QI

Qualified Individual

QIF

Quality Improvement Forum

QL

Quantitation Limit

r

Correlation Coefficient

R

data qualifiers - organic analysis - R

R & D

Research and Development

RA

Remedial Action

RA

Risk Assessment

RAB

Restoration Advisory Board

RABITT

Reductive Anaerobic In Situ Biological Treatment Technology

RAC

Remedial Action Contract

RACER

Remedial Action Cost Engineering and Requirements

RAC-IT

Remedial Action Contract - Innovative Technologies

RACM

Reasonably Available Control Measure

RACT

Reasonably Available Control Technology

RAGS

Risk Assessment Guidance for Superfund

RAO

Remedial Action Objective

RAO

Remedial Action Operation

RAP

Remedial Action Plan

RAW

Risk Assessment Workgroup

RAWP

Remedial Action Work Plan

RBC

Risk Based Concentration

RBCA

Risk Based Corrective Action

RBSL

Risk Based Screening Level

RC

Response Complete

RCRA

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, 1978

RD

Remedial Design

RD&D

Research, Development, and Demonstration

RDDT&E

Research, Development, Demonstration, Test, and Evaluation

RDT&E

Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation

RDX

Research Dept (or Royal Demolition) Explosive

REACH IT

Remediation and Characterization Innovative Technologies

REAMS

Risk Exposure and Analysis Modeling System

REC

Regional Environmental Coordinator

REDOX

reduction/oxidation

RF

Radio Frequency

RF

Receptor Factor

RFA

RCRA Facility Assessment

RfC

Reference Concentration

RfD

Reference Dose, Chronic

RfDdt

Reference Dose, Developmental

RfDs

Subchronic Reference Dose

RFI

RCRA Facility Investigation

RFP

Request for Proposal

RI

Remedial Investigation

RI/FS

Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study

RIP

Remedy In Place

RITS

Remediation Innovative Technology Seminar

RL

Reporting Limit

RMCL

Recommended Maximum Contaminant Level

RME

Reasonable Maximum Exposure

RMIS

Remediation Management Information System

RMIS

Restoration Management Information System

Rn

Radon

RO

Reverse Osmosis

ROD

Record of Decision

ROICC

Resident Officer in Charge of Construction

RPD

Relative Percent Difference

RPM

Remedial Project Manager

RQ

Reportable Quantity

RREL

Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory

RRSEM

Relative Risk Site Evaluation Model

RSC

Rapid Sediment Characterization

RSD

Relative Standard Deviation

RSE

Remedial Systems Evaluation

RTET

Remediation Technology Evaluation Tool

RTM

Remedial Technical Managers

S

data qualifiers - metals analysis - S

S

data qualifiers - organic analysis - S

S

Storage Coefficient

S

Sulfur

s

value of drawdown

S/S

Stabilization/Solidification

SA

Surface Area of exposed skin, cm2/event

SAB

Science Advisory Board

SACM

Superfund Accelerated Cleanup Model

SAP

Sampling Analysis Plan

SAR

Small Arms Range

SARA

Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986

SAVE tm

Spray Aeration Vacuum Extraction

SB

Soil Boring

SC

Site Characterization

SCADA

Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition

SCAPS

Site Characterization and Analysis Penetrometer System

SCBA

Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus

scfm

standard cubic feet per minute

SCO

Site Closeout

SCS

Soil Conservation Service

SD

Standard Deviation

SDI

Subchronic Daily Intake

SDL

Sample Detection Limit

SDTS

Spatial Data Transfer Standards

SDWA

Safe Drinking Water Act

Se

Selenium

SEAM

Superfund Exposure Assessment Manual

SEAR

Surfactant-Enhanced Aquifer Remediaion

SECNAV

Secretary of the Navy

SEM

Scanning Electron Microscope

SEM:AVS

Simultaneously Extractable Metal:Acid Volatile Sulfide

SERDP

Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program

SET

Solvated Electron Treatment

SET tm

Solvated Electron Technology

SF

Slope Factor

sf/day

square feet/day

SI

Site Inspection

SIMA

Shore Intermediate Maintenance Activity

SITE

Superfund Innovative Technology Evaluation

SMP

Site Management Plan

SNARL

Suggested No Adverse Response Level

SNDL

Standard Navy Distribution List

SO2

Sulfur Dioxide

SOFA

Status of Forces Agreement

Soil Washing

Soil Washing

SOP

Standard Operating Procedure

SOW

Scope of Work

SPCC

Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures Plan

SPCC

System Performance Check Compounds

SpG

Specific Gravity

SQL

Sample Quantitation Limit

SR

Specific Retention

sROD

Streamlined ROD

SS

Specific Storage Coefficient

SSI

Screening Site Inspection

SSL

Soil Screening Level

SSO

Site Safety Officer

SSP

Site Safety Plan

SSTL

Site Specific Target Level

STEL

Short Term Exposure Limit

STORET

USEPA's Computer System for the Storage and Retrieval of Water Quality Data

STP

Site Treatment Plans

SV

Sampling Visit

SVE

Soil Vapor Extraction

SVOC

Semi-Volatile Organic Compound

SW

Surface Water

SWDA

Solid Waste Disposal Act

SWMF

Solid Waste Management Facility

SWMU

Solid Waste Management Unit

SY

Specific Yield

SZ

Saturated Zone

 

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