Environmental Acronyms

 

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- A -

  • AA - Alternatives Analysis
  • AAL - Applied Action Level
  • AB - Assembly Bill
  • APCD - Air Pollution Control District
  • AQMD - Air Quality Management District
  • ARAR - Applicable or Relevant and Appropriate Requirements
  • ARB - Air Resources Board
  • ASTM - American Society for Testing and Materials
  • ATSDR - Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry

- B -

  • BIF - Boilers and Industrial Furnace
  • BRAC - Base Realignment and Closure

- C -

  • CC - Candidate Chemicals
  • CalEPA - California Environmental Protection Agency
  • CAA - U.S. Clean Air Act
  • CAO - Corrective Action Order
  • CAP - Community Assessment Panel
  • CCR - California Code of Regulations
  • CDE - California Department of Education
  • CEQA - California Environmental Quality Act
  • CERCLA - Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (U.S. Superfund)
  • CERFA - Community Environmental Response Facilitation Act
  • CESQG - Conditionally-Exempt Small Quantity Generator
  • CIWMB - California Integrated Waste Management Board
  • CLEAN - Cleanup Loans and Environmental Assistance to Neighborhoods (Program)
  • CMS - Corrective Measures Study
  • CRP - Community Relations Plan
  • CRT - Cathode Ray Tube (television, computer monitor)
  • CUPA - Certified Unified Program Agency
  • CWA - U.S. Clean Water Act

- D -

  • DERP - Defense Environmental Restoration Program
  • DOD - U.S. Department of Defense
  • DOE - U.S. Department of Energy
  • DOT - U.S. Department of Transportation
  • DPR - Department of Pesticide Regulation
  • DTSC - Department of Toxic Substances Control

- E -

  • E.O. - Executive Order
  • EBST - Environmental Baseline Survey to Transfer
  • EE/CA - Engineering Evaluation/Cost Analysis
  • EIR - Environmental Impact Report (CEQA)
  • EIS - Environmental Impact Study (NEPA)
  • EOA - Environmental Oversight Agreement (schools)
  • ERAP - Expedited Remedial Action Plan

- F -

  • FFA/FFSRA - Federal Facility Agreement/Federal Facility Site Remediation Agreement
  • FFCA - Federal Facilities Compliance Act
  • FONSI - Finding of No Significant Impact (NEPA)
  • FUDS - Formerly-Used Defense Site
  • FUSRAP - Formerly-Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (Radioactive) Waste

- G -

  • GTCC - Greater Than Class C Radioactive Waste

- H -

  • HB - House Bill
  • HSC - California Health and Safety Code
  • HLW - High Level Radioactive Waste
  • HSWA - Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments
  • HWCL - California Hazardous Waste Control Law
  • HWMP - Hazardous Waste Management Program (DTSC)

- I -

  • IRP - Installation Restoration Program
  • IRP - Independent Review Panel
  • I & SE - Imminent and Substantial Endangerment (order)
  • ISCP - Investigating Site Contamination Program
  • ISD - Interim Status Document

- L -

  • LAC - Local Assessment Committee
  • LLRW - Low Level Radioactive Waste

- M -

  • MOA/U - Memorandum of Agreement or Understanding

- N -

  • NARM - Naturally-Occurring and Accelerrator-Produced Radioactive Material
  • NCP - National Oil & Hazardous Substances Contingency Plan
  • NEPA - National Environmental Protection Act
  • NESHAPS - National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
  • NFA - No Further Action
  • NOC - Notice of Completion
  • NOD - Notice of Determination (CEQA)
  • NOD - Notice of Deficiency (Permitting, Safer Consumer Products)
  • NOD - Notice of Defense (Compliance)
  • NOE - Notice of Exemption
  • NORM - Naturally-Occurring Radioactive Material
  • NPDES - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
  • NPL - National Priorities List (U. S. Superfund)

- O -

  • OEHHA - Office of Environmental Health Hazardous Assessment
  • OU - Operating Unit

- P -

  • P2 - Pollution Prevention
  • PAC - Permit Assistance Center
  • PBR - Permit By-Rule
  • PEA - Preliminary Endangerment Assessment
  • PHA - Public Health Assessment
  • PIO - Public Information Officer
  • PP - Public Participation
  • PUC - California Public Utilities Code
  • PUC - Public Utilities Commission

- R -

  • RAB - Restoration Advisory Board
  • RAP - Remedial Action Plan
  • RAW - Removal Action Workplan
  • RCRA - Resource Conservation & Recovery Act
  • REA - Registered Environmental Assessor
  • RFA - RCRA Facility Assessment
  • RFI - RCRA Facility Investigation
  • RI - Remedial Investigation
  • RI/FS - Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study
  • ROD - Record of Decision
  • RP - Responsible Party
  • RWQCB - Regional Water Quality Control Board

- S -

  • SARA - Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 SB - Senate Bill
  • SCP - Safer Consumer Products
  • SNF - Spent Nuclear Fuel
  • SWDA - U.S. Solid Waste Disposal Act
  • SWMU - Solid Waste Management Unit
  • SWRCB - State Water Resources Control Board

- T -

  • TAG - Technical Assistance Grant
  • TENORM - Technologically-Enhanced Naturally-Occuring Radioactive Material
  • TRC - Technical Review Committee
  • TRI - Toxic Release Inventory
  • TSCA - Toxic Substances Control Act
  • TSD - Treatment, Storage, and Disposal (facilities)
  • TTU - Transportable Treatment Unit

- U -

  • U.S. EPA - United States Environmental Protection Agency
  • UXO - Unexploded Ordnance

- V -

  • VCA - Voluntary Cleanup Agreement
  • VSR - Vehicle Service and Repair (DTSC project)