List of Acronyms

Following is a list of acronyms/abbreviations used throughout this site.

Acronym Meaning
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
DOE U.S. Department of Energy
FAQ frequently asked question
FEIS final environmental impact statement
NDA U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission-Licensed Disposal Area
NEPA National Environmental Policy Act
NRC U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
NYSDEC New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
NYSERDA New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
PPA Probabilistic Performance Assessment
SDA State-Licensed Disposal Area
SEIS supplemental environmental impact statement
SEQR New York State Environmental Quality Review Act
WNYNSC Western New York Nuclear Service Center
WVDP West Valley Demonstration Project