Following are some typical acronyms used in TCAAP documents


APR Annual Performance Report
Army United States Army
AS/SVE Air Sparging/Soil Vapor Extraction
ATK Alliant Techsystems Inc. (now Orbital ATK)
AWC Area Weighted Concentration
Barr Barr Engineering
BGRS Boundary Groundwater Recovery System
COC Chemical of Concern
CRA Conestoga-Rovers & Associates, Inc. (now GHD)
CRDL Contract Required Detection Limit
DNAPL Dense Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid
DOD Department of Defense
ERIS Environmental Restoration Information System
FFA Federal Facilities Agreement
FY Fiscal Year
GAC Granular Activated Carbon
GOS TGRS Global Operation Strategy
gpm gallons per minute
HBV Health Based Value
HRC Hydrogen Release Compound
HRL Health Risk Limits
IRA Interim Remedial Action
IRAP Interim Response Action Plan
LUC Land Use Control
LUCRD Land Use Control Remedial Design
MCES Metropolitan Council Environmental Services
MCLs Maximum Contaminant Levels
MCLGs Maximum Contaminant Level Goals
MDH Minnesota Department of Health
MDL Method Detection Limit
mg/l Milligrams per liter
MOS TGRS Micro Operation Strategy
MPCA Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
NBCGRS New Brighton Contaminated Groundwater Recovery System
NBM New Brighton Municipal
NPL National Priorities List
O&M Operation and Maintenance
OM Operating Minimum
OS TGRS Operating Strategy
OU Operable Unit
OU1TG OU1 Technical Group
PAR Performance Assessment Report
PCBs Polychlorinated Biphenyls
PGAC Permanent Granular Activated Carbon
PGRS Plume Groundwater Recovery System
PLC Programmable Logic Controller
PM Preventative Maintenance
POTW Publicly-Owned Treatment Works
ppb parts per billion
QAPP Quality Assurance Project Plan
RAB Restoration Advisory Board
RI/FS Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study
ROD Records of Decision
scfm Standard Cubic Feet per Minute
SDWA Safe Drinking Water Act
SECOR SECOR International, Inc.
Shaw Shaw Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc. (formerly Stone & Webster)
SVE Soil Vapor Extraction
TCAAP Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant
Tecumseh Tecumseh Professional Associates, Inc.
TGRS TCAAP Groundwater Recovery System
TSCA Toxic Substances Control Act
TWISS Tecumseh/Wenck Installation Support Services
g/l Micrograms per liter
USAEC United States Army Environmental Command
USEPA United States Environmental Protection Agency
VOC Volatile Organic Compound
Wenck Wenck Associates, Inc.