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RCRA Glossary of Terms

Description: 
Common terms used to describe the EPA Region 8 Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Program
Publishing Organization: 
Region 8/Solid and Hazardous Waste Program
Last Update: 
July 7, 2009
 

Terms & Acronyms


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Term
1,1,1-Trichloroethane
1,1-Dichloroethane
1,1 Dichloroethylene or 1,1 Dichloroethene
Administrative Order on Consent
Aeration
Aerobic Treatment
Affected Public
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Air Sparging
Air Stripping
Alluvial
Aqueous
Aquifer
Arsenic
Attenuation
Background Level
Benzene
Bioremediation
Brownfields
Cap
Carcinogen
Chlorinated Solvent
Chromated Copper Arsenate
Chromium
Cleanup
Combustion
Comment Period
Composting
Consent Decree (Order)
Constituent(s) of Concern
Contaminant
Corrective Action
Corrective Measures Study
Creosote
Dense Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid
Designer Bugs
Dioxin
Dioxins/Furans
Disposal
Downgradienat
Ecological Risk Assessment
Engineered Controls
Environmental Indicator
Environmental Justice
Environmental Site Assessment
Exposure Pathway
Flocculation
Flue Gas
Fly Ash
Generator
Ground Water
Hazardous Waste
Hazardous Waste Landfill
Hazardous Waste Management Unit
Heavy Metals
Human Health Risk
Hydrocarbons
Imminent Hazard
Impermeable
Impoundment
Incineration
Industrial Process Waste
Industrial Sludge
Interim (Permit) Status
Lagoon
Land Disposal Restrictions
Land Farming (of Waste)
Large Quantity Generator
Leachate
Lift
Light Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid
Liner
Mechanical Aeration
Media
Mercury
Mining Waste
Mitigation
Monitoring
Monitoring Well
Mulch
Multi-Media Approach
Necrosis
Neutralization
Nitrate
Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid
Off-Site Facility
On-Site Facility
Organic
Organic Matter
Osmosis
Outfall
Oxidation Pond
Particulates
Passive Treatment Walls
Pentachlorophenol
Perched Water
Percolation
Permeability
Permit
Pesticide
pH
Phytotreatment
Pilot Tests
Plugging
Plume
Point Source
Pollutant
Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Post-Closure
Potentially Responsible Parties
Preliminary Assessment
Proposed Plan
Public Comment Period
Public Notice
RCRA 3008 Order
RCRA Facility Assessment
RCRA Facility Investigation
Release
Remedial Response
Remediation
Removal Action
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
Responsiveness Summary
Retrofit
Risk Assessment
Rotary Kiln Incinerator
Seepage
Sink
Sludge
Small Quantity Generator
Solid Waste Management Unit
Sparge or Sparging
Spoil
Stakeholder
Storage
Sump
Surface Impoundment
Surface Water
Tailings
Tetrachloroethylene
Thermal Treatment
Toluene
Topography
Toxic Substance
Toxic Substances Control Act
Toxicity
Toxics Release Inventory
Trichloroethene
Unconfined Aquifer
Underground Storage Tank System
Volatile Liquids
Volatile Organic Chemicals
Volatile Solids
Water Quality Criteria
Water Table
Watershed
Wood Treatment Facility
Xylene
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