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NYMA SIP Acronyms and Abbreviations

ACP Alternative Compliance Program
AFS Air Facility System (New York)
AIM Architectural and Industrial Maintenance
APTZEV Advanced Technology Partial Zero Emission Vehicle
AQS Air Quality System
ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials
BARCT Best Available Retrofit Control Technology
BDV Base Design Value
BEIS Biogenic Emissions Inventory System
BOTW Beyond On The Way
BTU British Thermal Unit
CAA Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990
CAIR Clean Air Interstate Rule
CAMR Clean Air Mercury Rule
CARB California Air Resources Board
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
CMAQ Congestion Mitigation Air Quality
CMSA Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area
CMV Commercial Marine Vessel
CTG Control Technique Guideline
CO Carbon Monoxide
DAR Division of Air Resources
Department New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
DVC Base Case Design Value
DVF Future Design Value
DVMT Daily Vehicle Miles Traveled
ECD Emission Control Device
ECL Environmental Conservation Law
EDMS Emission Dispersion Modeling System
EGR Exhaust Gas Recirculation
EGU Electric Generating Unit
EIIP Emissions Inventory Improvement Program
EPA United States Environmental Protection Agency
FAA Federal Aviation Administration
FE Fractional Error
FEL Federal Emission Limit
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
FR Federal Register
G/BHP-HR Grams per Brake Horse Power Hour
GVWR Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
HAP Hazardous Air Pollutant
HEDD High Electric Demand Day
Hg Mercury
ICI Industrial/Commercial/Institutional
I/M Inspection/Maintenance
KM Kilometer
LAER Lowest Achievable Emission Rate
LEV Low Emission Vehicle
LDDV Light Duty Diesel Vehicle
LDGT1 Light Duty Gasoline Truck 1
LDGT2 Light Duty Gasoline Truck 2
LDGV Light Duty Gasoline Vehicle
MACT Maximum Achievable Control Technology
MAGE Mean Absolute Gross Error
MANE-VU Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Visibility Union
MARAMA Mid-Atlantic Regional Air Management Association
MATS Model Attainment Test System
MB Mean Bias
MC Motorcycle
MFB Mean Fractionalized Bias
ML Milliliter
MMBTU Million British Thermal Units
MM5 Mesoscale Meteorological Model, Version 5.0
MNB Mean Normalized Bias
MNGE Mean Normalized Gross Error
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MSW Municipal Solid Waste
MWE Megawatt Electrical
MWH Megawatt Hour
NAA Non-Attainment Area
NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standard
NACAA National Association of Clean Air Agencies
NESCAUM Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management
NESHAP National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
NH3 Ammonia
NMB Normalized Mean Bias
NME Normalized Mean Error
NMHC Non Methane Hydrocarbons
NMOC Non Methane Organic Compound
NMOG Non Methane Organic Gas
NNSR Non-Attainment New Source Review
NO Nitric Oxide
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOx Oxides of Nitrogen
NO2 Nitrogen Dioxide
NSPS New Source Performance Standards
NSR New Source Review
NWS National Weather Service
NYCRR New York Codes, Rules and Regulations
NYMA New York Metropolitan Area
NYSDMV New York State Department of Motor Vehicles
NYSDOT New York State Department of Transportation
NYVIP New York Vehicle Inspection Program
OBD On Board Diagnostics
OTB On The Books
OTC Ozone Transport Commission
OTR Ozone Transport Region
OTW On The Way
PAMS Photochemical Assessment Monitoring System
PCE Tetrachloroethene
PCV Positive Crankcase Ventilation
PFC Portable Fuel Container
PLT Production Line Testing
PM Particulate Matter
PM2.5 Fine Particulate Matter
PM10 Particulate Matter less than 10 microns
PMC Coarse Particulate Matter
PPB Parts Per Billion
PPM Parts Per Million
PSD Prevention of Significant Deterioration
PSI Pounds Per Square Inch
PTE Potential To Emit
PZEV Partial Zero Emission Vehicle
QA Quality Assurance
RACM Reasonably Available Control Measure
RACT Reasonably Available Control Technology
RFG Reformulated Gasoline
RFP Reasonable Further Progress
RIA Regulatory Impact Analysis
RMSE Root Mean Square Error
RRF Relative Reduction Factor
RVP Reid Vapor Pressure
SEA Selective Enforcement Audit
SIP State Implementation Plan
SO2 Sulfur Dioxide
SULEV Super Ultra Low Emission Vehicle
TAC Thermostatic Air Cleaner
TCA Trichloroethane
TCE Trichloroethene
TEA-21 Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century
TPD Tons Per Day
TPY Tons Per Year
TSD Technical Support Document
ULEV Ultra Low Emission Vehicle
VMT Vehicle Miles Traveled
VOC Volatile Organic Compound
ZEV Zero Emission Vehicle


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