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Capital Improvements Program Environmental 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 

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B
BIF: Boilers and Industrial Furnace

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C 
CFR: Code of Federal Regulations

Cal/EPA:
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 Generators

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 

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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 

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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)

ERAP:
Expedited Remedial Action Plan 

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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 Sites 

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G 
There are no terms at this time.

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H 
HB: House Bill

HSC:
California Health and Safety Code

HSWA:
Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments

HWCL:
California Hazardous Waste Control Law

HWMP:
Hazardous Waste Management Program 

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I
IRP: Installation Restoration Program

I & SE:
Imminent and Substantial Endangerment (order)

ISCP:
Investigating Site Contamination Program

ISD:
Interim Status Document

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J
There are no terms at this time. 

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K
There are no terms at this time. 

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L
LAC: Local Assessment Committee

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M
MOA/U: Memorandum of Agreement or Understanding

MND:
Mitigated Negative Declaration

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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) 

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O 
OEHHA: Office of Environmental Health Hazardous Assessment

OU:
Operating Unit 

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P
P2: Pollution Prevention

PAC:
Permit Assistance Center

PBR:
Permit By

PEA:
Preliminary Endangerment Assessment

PHA:
Public Health Assessment

PIO:
Public Information Officer

PP:
Public Participation

PUC:
California Public Utilities Code

PUC:
Public Utilities Commission

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Q
There are no terms at this time. 

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R
RAB: Restoration Advisory Board

RAP:
Remedial Action Plan

RAW:
Removal Action Work plan

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

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S 
SARA: Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 SB

SWDA:
U.S. Solid Waste Disposal Act

SWMU:
Solid Waste Management Unit

SWRCB:
State Water Resources Control Board 

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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 

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U 
U.S. EPA: United States Environmental Protection Agency

UXO:
Unexploded Ordnance 

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V 
VCA: Voluntary Cleanup Agreement

VSR:
Vehicle Service and Repair (DTSC project) 

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W
There are no terms at this time.

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X
There are no terms at this time. 

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Y
There are no terms at this time. 

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Z 
There are no terms at this time. 
 
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