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List of Acronyms

ACR Advanced CANDU Reactor
ACS Advisory Committee on Standards
AECA Atomic Energy Control Act
AECB Atomic Energy Control Board
AECL Atomic Energy of Canada Limited
AGTMF Above-Ground Tailings Management Facility
ALARA As Low As Reasonably Achievable
ALI Annual Limit on Intake
APM Adaptive Phased Management
AREVA AREVA Resources Canada Inc.
ASDR L'aire de stockage des déchets radioactifs
ASME American Society of Mechanical Engineers
BLW Boiling Light Water
BNPD Bruce Power Nuclear Power Development
CAMECO Cameco Corporation
CANDU Canadian Deuterium Uranium
CCP CNSC Compliance Program
CEA Act Canadian Environmental Assessment Act
CEA Agency Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
CEPA Canadian Environmental Protection Act
CLEAN Contaminated Lands Evaluation and Assessment Network
CMD Commission Member Document
CNEN Brazilian Nuclear Energy Commission
CNSC Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
CRAG Cost Recovery Advisory Group
CRL Chalk River Laboratories
CSA Canadian Standards Association
CURE Canadian Uranium Regulatory Examination
DELs Derived Emission Limits
DGR Deep Geologic Repository
DJX Dominique-Janine Extension
DNJ Dominique-Janine North
DO Designated Officer
DPNGS Douglas Point Nuclear Generating Station
DPWMF Douglas Point Waste Management Facility
DRLs Derived Release Limits
DSM Dry Storage Modules
EA Environmental Assessment
EASR EA Study Report
EC Environment Canada
EMS Environmental Management System
EOC Emergency Operations Centre
EP Emergency Preparedness
EQC Environmental Quality Committee
FA Federal Authority
FA Fisheries Act
FISST Fissile Solution Storage Tank
FNEP Federal Nuclear Emergency Plan
FPS Fuel Packaging and Storage
G1WMF Gentilly-1 Waste Management Facility
GNSCR General Nuclear Safety and Control Regulations
HADD Harmful Alteration, Disruption or Destruction
HC Health Canada
HEPA High-Efficiency Particulate Air
HEU Highly Enriched Uranium
HLW High-Level Radioactive Waste
HQ Hydro-Québec
HWUP Heavy Water Upgrade Plant
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency
IAEA BSS International Basic Safety Standards for Protection against Ionizing Radiation and for the Safety of Radiation Sources
IAS Independent Assessment Study
ICMS Informal Conflict Management System
ICP Institutional Control Program
ICRP International Commission on Radiological Protection
ICWP Institutional Control Working Group
ILW Intermediate-Level Radioactive Waste
ILW-LL Long-Lived Intermediate-Level Radioactive Waste
ILW-SL Short-Lived Intermediate-Level Radioactive Waste
INAC Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
IRRS Integrated Regulatory Review Services
ITC International Trade Canada
JEB John Everett Bates
JRG Joint Regulatory Group
JRPA Joint Review Panel Agreement
L&ILW Low- and Intermediate-Level Radioactive Waste
LEU Low-Enriched Uranium
LLRWMO Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Office
LLW Low-Level Radioactive Waste
LWE Liquid Waste Evaporator
LWTS Liquid Waste Transfer and Storage
MACSTOR Modular Air-Cooled Storage
MAGS Modular Above-Ground Storage
MAPLE Multipurpose Applied Physics Lattice Experiment
MNR McMaster Nuclear Reactor
MPMO Major Projects Management Office
NB EMO New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization
NB Power New Brunswick Power Corporation
NCA Nuclear Cooperation Agreement
NEA Nuclear Energy Act
NEM Nuclear Emergency Management
NFWA Nuclear Fuel Waste Act
NGO Non-Governmental Organization
NGS Nuclear Generating Station
NLA Nuclear Liability Act
NLLP Nuclear Legacy Liabilities Program
NPD Nuclear Power Development
NPP Nuclear Power Plant
NRCan Natural Resources Canada
NRU National Research Universal
NRX National Research Experimental
NS EMO Nova Scotia Emergency Measures Organization
NSCA Nuclear Safety and Control Act
NSERC Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council
NSR Nuclear Security Regulations
NSRDR Nuclear Substances and Radiation Devices Regulations
NSSR National Sealed Source Registry
Ntr Northern Transportation Route
NWMO Nuclear Waste Management Organization
OMOE Ontario Ministry of the Environment
OP&P Operating Policies and Principles
OPG Ontario Power Generation
ORC Ontario Realty Corporation
OSCQ L'Organisation de la sécurité civile du Québec
PCB Polychlorinated Biphenyl
PGLTWMF Port Granby Long-Term Waste Management Facility
PHAI Port Hope Area Initiative
PHLTWMF Port Hope Long-Term Waste Management Facility
PTNSR Packaging and Transport of Nuclear Substances Regulations
Ptr Pool Test Reactor
PWQO Ontario Provincial Water Quality Objectives
R&T Retrieval and Transfer
RA Responsible Authority
RCSA Re-tube Components Storage Area
RMC Royal Military College
RPR Radiation Protection Regulations
RWOS1 Radioactive Waste Operations Site 1
SART Self-Assessment Review Team
SaskEMO Saskatchewan Emergency Management Organization
SLHHERA Screening Level Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment
SMAGS Shielded Above-Ground Storage
SRECC Serpent River Region Environmental Committee
SRWMF Solid Radioactive Waste Management Facility
SSAC Canada's State System of Accounting for and Control of Nuclear Materials
SSTS Sealed Source Tracking System
TC Transport Canada
The Code Code of Conduct on the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources
The IAEA Guidance on the Import and Export of Radioactive Sources Guidance
TLD Thermoluminescent Dosimeter
TMA Tailings Management Area
TMF Tailings Management Facility
trCA Toronto Regional Conservation Authority
trIUMF TriUniversity Meson Facility
UMMR Uranium Mines and Mills Regulations
UNENE University Network of Excellence in Nuclear Engineering
URL Underground Research Laboratory
VLLW Very-Low-Level Radioactive Waste
VSLLW Very-Short-Lived Low-Level Radioactive Waste
WAF Waste Analysis Facility
WFOL Waste Facility Operating Licence
WL Whiteshell Laboratories
WMF Waste Management Facility
WR-1 Whiteshell Reactor-1
WSS Waste Storage System
WTC Waste Treatment Centre
WVRB Waste Volume Reduction Building
WWMF Western Waste Management Facility
XRF X-Ray Fluorescence
ZED-2 Zero Energy Deuterium-2

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