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Acronym Definition
ADA Americans with Disability Act
AFC Anadromous Fish Conservation
AFS American Fisheries Society
ALAPCO Association of Local Air Pollution Control Officials
APA  Aquifer Protection Area
AQI Air Quality Index
ASMFC Atlantic State Marine Fisheries Commission
AST  Aboveground Storage Tank
ATG Automatic Tank Gauge
ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
AWT Advanced Waste Treatment
BACT Best Available Control Technology
BARU Boating Accident Reconstruction Unit
BAT Best Available Technology
BEST Bureau of Enterprise Systems and Technology
BFL Birds in Forested Landscapes
BMPs Best Management Practices
BIG Boating Infrastructure Grant Program
BWM Bureau of Water Management
CAA Clean Air Act
CAAA  Clean Air Act Amendments
CAES Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
CAP Compliance Advisory Panel
CARB California Air Resources Board
CARE Connecticut Aquatic Resource Education
CBIA Connecticut Business and Industry Association
CCMA Connecticut Coastal Management Act
CCMP Comprehensive Conservation & Management Plan
CDA Connecticut Development Authority
CE/FS Conservation Education/Firearms Safety
CECs Continuing Education Credits
CEM Continuous Emissions Monitoring
CEPA Connecticut Environmental Policy Act
CERCLIS  Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation & Liability Information Systems
CEQ Council on Environmental Quality
CERCLA Federal Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act
CESQGs Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators
CEU Continuing Education Units
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
CGA CT General Assembly
CGS Connecticut General Statutes
CL&P Connecticut Light & Power Company
CMRHR Connecticut Municipal Recycling Honor Roll
CO Carbon Monoxide
COA Connecticut Ornithological Association
COC Cost of Cleanup
COP Certificate of Permission
CPPU Central Permit Processing Unit
CPWO Certificate Personal Watercraft Operation
CREC Capitol Region Education Council
CRERPA  Connecticut River Estuary Regional Planning Agency
CRCG Crushed Recycled Container Glass
CRRA Connecticut Resource Recovery Authority
CSC Connecticut Siting Council
CSO Combined Sewer Overflow
CT DEEP Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
CT DPH Connecticut Department of Public Health
CT GHG Connecticut Greenhouse Gas
CVA Clean Vessel Act
CWA Clean Water Act
CWCS Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy
CWD Chronic Wasting Disease
CWF Clean Water Fund
CZMA Coastal Zone Management Act
DAS Department of Administrative Services
DCP Department of Consumer Protection
DECD Department of Economic and Community Development
DEEP Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
DERC Discrete Emission Reduction Credit
DMR Discharge Monitoring Reports
DMV Department of Motor Vehicles
DOE Department of Energy
DOT Department of Transportation
DPH Department of Public Health
DSC Digital Selective Calling
ECAF Environmental Condition Assessment Form
EDT Eastern Daylight Saving Time
EEE Eastern Equine Encephalitis
EHR Environmental Hazard Reporting
EIA Environmental Impact Assessment
EIA Energy Information Administration
EIS Environmental Impact Statement
ELUR Environmental Land Use Restriction
EnCon Environmental Conservation Police
EOP Emergency Operation Plan
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
ERC Emission Reduction Credit
ERI Environmental Research Institute
ERT Environmental Review Team
ETPH Extractable Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons
EVR Enhanced Vapor Recovery
FAC Fisheries Advisory Council
FAQ Frequently Asked Question
FCSWCD Fairfield County Soil and Water Conservation District
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
FERC Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
FOIA Freedom of Information Act
FONSI Finding of No Significant Impact
FWS Fish and Wildlife Service
GIS Geographic Information System
GPLPE General Permit to Limit Potential to Emit from Major Stationary Sources of Air Pollution
GWPC  Groundwater Protection Criterion
HAPs Hazardous Air Pollutants
HCE Habitat Conservation and Enhancement Program
HHW Household Hazardous Waste
HIN Hull Identification Number
HIP Harvest Information Program
HMGP Hazard Mitigation Grant Program
HTL High Tide Line
IMM Integrated Marsh Management
IPCs Intermediate Processing Centers
IPM Integrated Pest Management
IWRD Inland Water Resources Division
LAER Lowest Achievable Emission Rate
LDR Land Disposal Restrictions
LEED Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
LEP Licensed Environmental Professional
LEV Low Emission Vehicle
LIP Landowner Incentive Program
LIS Long Island Sound
LISS Long Island Sound Study
LISTS  Long Island Sound Trawl Survey
LQG Large Quantity Generator
MACT Maximum Achievable Control Technology
MDC Metropolitan District Commission
MERR Mobile Equipment Repair & Refinishing
MHW Mean High Water Line
MLW Mean Low Water Line
MQSA Mammography Quality Standards Act
MRFSS Marine Recreational Fishery Statistics Survey
MSAT Mobile Source Air Toxics rule
MSD Marine Sanitation Devices
MSDS Material Safety Data Sheets
MSL Mean Sea Level
MSW Municipal Solid Waste
MTBE Methyl-Tertiary Butyl Ether
MWC Municipal Waste Combuster
NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standards
NAVHDA North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association
NDDB Natural Diversity DataBase
NEAC Nuclear Energy Advisory Council
NEP National Estuary Projects
NEPA National Environmental Policy Act
NERR National Estuarine Research Reserve
NESCAUM Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management
NEWMOA Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association
NFIP National Flood Insurance Program
NGVD National Geodetic Vertical Datum
NMFS National Marine Fisheries Service
NOAA National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration
NOx Nitrous Oxides
NPDES National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
NPL National Priority List
NPS Non-Point Source
NRC Nuclear Regulatory Commission
NRDC Natural Resources Defense Council
NSR New Source Review
NWCO Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator
O³ Ozone
OBD On-Board Diagnostic
OCRM Ocean & Coastal Resource Management
OLISP Office of Long Island Sound Programs
OPM Office of Policy and Management
OSHA Occupational Safety & Health Administration
OTAG Ozone Transport Assessment Group
OTC Ozone Transport Commission
OTR  Ozone Transport Region
OWF Outdoor Wood Burning Furnace
P2 Pollution Prevention
PA Public Act
PAMS Photochemical Assessment Monitoring System
PCB Polychlorinated Biphenyls
PERD Permitting, Enforcement and Remediation Division
PFD Personal Flotation Device
PIQ Pre-Inspection Questionnaire
PLT Project Learning Tree
PM Particulate Matter
POTW Publicly Owned Treatment Works
PTP Property Transfer Program
PURA Public Utilities Regulatory Authority
QAPP Quality Assurance Project Plan
QRWA Quinnipiac River Watershed Association
RAC Rivers Advisory Committee
RACT Reasonable Available Control Technology
RBOB Reformulated Gasoline Blendstock for Oxygenate Blending Plan
RBRC Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation
RCRA Resource Conservation Recovery Act
RCRIS Resource Conservation Recovery Act Information System
RCSA Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies
RD&D Research, Development & Demonstration Projects
RFG Reformulated Gas
RFP Request for Proposals
RPS Renewable Portfolio Standards
RRF Resources Recovery Facility
RSR Remediation Standard Regulations
RTP Recreational Trails Program
RVP Reid Vapor Pressure
SAV Submerged Aquatic Vegetation
S&R Search & Rescue
SBAP Small Business Assistance Program
SC Special Concern
SCEL Stream Channel Encroachment Lines
SCM Suggested Control Measure
SCO Special Conservation Officer
SCORP Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Program
SCPRIF Special Contaminated Property Remediation and Insurance Fund
SCSU Southern Connecticut State University
SDWA Safe Drinking Water Act
SERC State Emergency Response Commission
SIP State Implementation Plan
SIPRAC State Implementation Plan Revision Advisory Council
SOBA States Organization for Boating Access
SPLP Synthetic Precipitate Leaching Procedure
SQG Small Quantity Generator
SRF State Revolving Fund
STAPPA State & Territorial Air Pollution Program Administrators
STPs Sewage Treatment Plants
SWAP Source Water Assessment Program
SWG State Wildlife Grant
SWPPP  Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan
TDD/TYY Telecommunications Device for the DEAF/Text Teletype
TEP Technical Environmental Professional
TIP Turn-In-Poachers
TMA Trout Management Area
TMDL Total Maximum Daily Load
TPH Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon
TRI Toxic Release Inventory
TSCA Toxic Substances Control Act
TSS Total Suspended Sediments
ULV Ultra Low Volume
UCONN University of Connecticut
USC United States Code
USCG United States Coast Guard
USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture
USEPA United States Environmental Protection Agency
USFWS United States Fish and Wildlife Service
USGBC U.S. Green Building Council
USGCRP U.S. Global Change Research Program
USGS U.S. Geological Survey
USPS United States Powder Squadron
UST Underground Storage Tank
UV Ultraviolet Radiation
VAS Volunteer Angler Survey
VOC Volatile Organic Compounds
WCRP Wildlife Conservation and Restoration Program
WEED Waste Engineering and Enforcement Division
WET Water Education for Teachers
WLA Waste Load Allocation
WMA Wildlife Management Area
WPC Water Planning Council
WPCA Water Pollution Control Act
WTMA  Wild Trout Management Areas
WQC Water Quality Certificate
WQS Water Quality Standards