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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

U.S. ARMY UMATILLA DEPOT ACTIVITY
HERMISTON, UMATILLA COUNTY, OREGON


APPENDIX A
Acronyms and Abbreviations

ADA Ammunition Demolition Area
ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
BRAC Base Realignment and Closure
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. Public Health Service)
CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980
DNB 1,3-Dinitrobenzene
DNT 2,4- and 2,6- Dinitrotoluene
DOD (U.S.) Department of Defense
EPA (U.S.) Environmental Protection Agency
HHS (U.S. Department of) Health and Human Services
HMX High melting explosive (cyclotetramethylenetetranitramine)
mg milligram
mg/day milligram per day
mg/kg/day milligram per kilogram per day
NCEH National Centers for Environmental Health (CDC)
NPL National Priorities List
ODEQ Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
OUs Operable Units
PAHs Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
PCBs Polychlorinated biphenyls
PHA(s) Public health assessments
ppb parts per billion
ppm parts per million
RDX Royal demolition explosive (hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,4-triazine)
RfD (oral) reference dose
RI Remedial Investigation
ROD Record of Decision
SARA 1986 Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act
TNB 1,3,5-trinitrobenzene
TNT 2,4,6-trinotrotoluene
UMCD Umatilla Chemical Depot
UMCD Umatilla Depot Activity
USACE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
USATHAMA U.S. Army Toxic and Hazardous Materials Agency
U.S.C. United States Code
UXO unexploded ordnance

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