PUB 595 - Frequently Used Acronyms

Department of Natural Resources fact sheet
Department of Natural Resources Director: Carol S. Comer

Frequently Used Acronyms

Acronym Meaning
APCP Air Pollution Control Program
API American Petroleum Institute
AST Aboveground Storage Tank
ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials
ATG Automatic Tank Gauge
ATRS Automatic TRI Reporting Software
BACT Best Achievable Control Technology
BEMI Business Environmental Management Institute
BMP Best Management Practices
BTEX Benzene, Toluene, Ethyl Benzene, Xylene
CAA Clean Air Act
CAAA Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990
CAFO Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations
CALM Cleanup Levels for Missouri
CEPPO Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Office
CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act
CESQG Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
CO Carbon Monoxide
CP Cathodic Protection
CSR Code of State Regulations
DED Department of Economic Development
DEQ Division of Environmental Quality
DOHSS Department of Health and Senior Services
EHS Extremely Hazardous Substance
EIERA Environmental Improvement and Energy Recovery Authority
EIQ Emmissions Inventory Questionaire
EMI Environmental Management Instititute
EMS Environmental Management System
EPA U.S. Enviromental Protection Agency
EPCRA Emergency Planning Community Right-to-Know Act
ESP Enviromental Services Program
FAI Financial Assurance Instrument
FAQ Frequently Asked Questions
FR Federal Register
FRP Fiberglas Reinforced Plastic
gpd Gallons per day
GW Groundwater
HAPs Hazardous Air Pollutants
HWP Hazardous Waste Program
IAV Initial Assitance Visit
ISO International Standards Organization
LAER Lowest Achievable Emission Rate
lbs. Pounds
LEPC Local Emergency Planning Committee
LEPD Local Emergency Planning District
LQG Large Quantity Generator
LQH Large Quantity Handler
LRP Land Reclamation Program
LUST Leaking Underground Storage Tank
MACC Missouri Air Conservation Commission
MACT Maximum Achievable Control Technology
MDA Missouri Department of Agriculture
MEK Methyl Ethyl Ketone
MERC Missouri Emergency Response Commission
MGS Missouri Geological Survey
MHDR Maximum Hourly Design Rate
MSDS Material Safety Data Sheet
MSW Municipal Solid Waste
MTBE Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether
NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standards
NACE National Association of Corrision Engineers
NESHAP National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants
NLIC National Lead Information Center
NOx Nitrogen Oxides
NPDES National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
NSPS New Source Performance Standard
OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration
P2 Pollution Prevention
PCB Polyclorinated Biphenyls
PDWB Public Drinking Water Branch
P.E. Professional Engineer
pH Measure of Acidity or Alkalinity (0-6 Acid; 7 Neutral; 8-14 Alkaline)
PL Public Law
PM10 Particulate Matter, 10 microns diamter or smaller (dust)
POTW Public Owned Treatment Works
PPA Polution Prevention Act
ppb Parts per Billion = microgram/liter (liquid) or microgram/kilgram (solid)
ppm Parts per Million = milligram/liter (liquid) or milligram/kilgram (solid)
PSTIF Petroleum Storage Tank Insurance Fund
PTE Potential to Emit (also called Potential Emissions)
RACT Reasonably Achievable Control Technology
RBCA Risk Based Corrective Action
RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
RMP Risk Management Plan/Program
RQ Reportable Quantity
RSMo Revised Statutes of Missouri
SARA Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act
SCC Source Classification Code
SEMA State Emergency Management Agency
SIC Standard Industrial Classification
SIR Statistical Inventory Reconciliation
Sox Sulfur Oxides
SPCC Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure
SQG Small Quantity Generator
SQH Small Quantity Handler
SWCP Soil and Water Conservation Program
SWMP Solid Waste Management Program
TCLP Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Program
TPH Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons
TPQ Threshold Planning Quantity
TRI Toxic Release Inventory
TSD Treatment, Storage, Disposal Facility
UST Undergrond Storage Tank
VCP Voluntary Cleanup Program

Volatile Organic Compounds

WPP Water Protection Program
WPCB Water Pollution Control Branch
WRC Water Resources Center