Acronyms


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A

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

C

CFR
Code of Federal Regulations

Cal/EPA
California Environmental Protection Agency

CAA
U.S. Clean Air Act

CAO
Corrective Action Order

CAP
Corrective Action Plan

CCR
California Code of Regulations

CEQA
California Environmental Quality Act

CERCLA
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (U.S. Superfund)

CESQG
Conditionally-Exempt Small Quantity Generator

CIWMB
California Integrated Waste Management Board

CMS
Corrective Measures Study

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

EO
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

FFSRA
Federal Facility Site Remediation Agreement

FFCA
Federal Facilities Compliance Act

FONSI
Finding of No Significant Impact (NEPA)

FUDS
Formerly-Used Defense Site

G

GAC
Granular Acitvated Carbon

GWETS
Groudwater Extraction and Treatment System

H

HB
House Bill

HMBP
Hazardous Materials Business Plan

HSC
California Health and Safety Code

HSWA
Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments

HWCL
California Hazardous Waste Control Law

HWMP
Hazardous Waste Management Program (DTSC)

I

IRAP
Interim Remedial Action Plan

IRP
Installation Restoration Program

I & SE
Imminent and Substantial Endangerment

ISCP
Investigating Site Contamination Program

ISD
Interim Status Document

J

K

l

LAC
Local Assessment Committee

M

N

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)

NOD
Notice of Defense (Compliance)

NOE
Notice of Exemption

NPDES
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System

NPL
National Priorities List (U. S. Superfund)

O

OEHHA
Office of Environmental Health Hazardous Assessment

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

Q

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

RFP
Request for Proposal

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 ReauthorizationAct of 1986

SB
Senate Bill

SMWU
Solid Waste Management Unit

SVE
Soil Vapor Extraction

SWDA
U.S. Solid Waste Disposal Act

SWRCB
State Water Resources Control Board

T

TAG
Technical Assistance Grant

TRC
Technical Review Committee

TRI
Toxic Release Inventory

TSCA
Toxic Substances Control Act

TSD
Treatment, Storage, and Disposal (facilities)

TTU
Transportable Treatment Unit

U

US EPA
United States Environmental Protection Agency

UST
Underground Storage Tank

UXO
Unexploded Ordnance

V

VCA
Voluntary Cleanup Agreement

VOC
Volatile Organic Compound

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