RAAP

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RAAPRape Assistance and Awareness Program
RAAPReligious Alliance Against Pornography (Cincinnati, OH)
RAAPRadford Army Ammunition Plant
RAAPRemote Access Astronomy Project
RAAPRapid Application of Air Power
RAAPRecorded Artists and Performers Limited (Ireland)
RAAPRefugee Advisory & Advocacy Project
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Radford Army Ammunition Plant, one of the Army's main TNT production facilities, won the award for Pollution Prevention Team.
The major classes of compounds in smokeless propellants include energetics, stabilizers, plasticizers, flash suppressants, deterrents, opacifiers, and dyes (Bender 1998; Radford Army Ammunition Plant 1987).
Except for ball powder, smokeless powder is manufactured by one of two general methods, differing in whether organic solvents are used in the process (Meyer 1987; Radford Army Ammunition Plant 1987).
The organic solvent method mixes nitrocellulose and nitroglycerine with solvents and any desired additives to form a doughy mixture (Meyer 1987; National Research Council 1998; Radford Army Ammunition Plant 1987).
Alum sludge samples were obtained from the Able Lake water treatment plant in Stafford County, Virginia, and the water treatment facility at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant in Radford, Virginia.
The Radford Army Ammunition Plant in Virginia is the sole producer of this essential ingredient for all propellants used throughout the Army's ammunition industrial base.
Of further concern is the fact that all ammunition roads lead through the Radford Army Ammunition Plant because it is the sole Government-grade producer of nitrocellulose.
Radford Army Ammunition Plant in Virginia, the only domestic maker of nitrocellulose (used in propellant production), did not degrade overnight into its current shape.