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NYMA SIP Acronyms and Abbreviations

CAA - Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990
CARB - California Air Resources Board
CAT - Catalytic converter
CFR - Code of Federal Regulations
CMSA - Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area
CO - Carbon Monoxide
DAR - Division of Air Resources
Department - New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
DEC - New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
DMV - New York State Department of Motor Vehicles
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
EIIP - Emissions Inventory Improvement Program
EPA - United States Environmental Protection Agency
FE - Fractional Error
FEL - Federal Emission Limit
FHWA - Federal Highway Administration
FR - Federal Register
GVWR - Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
HAP - Hazardous Air Pollutant
HEPS - High Enhanced Performance Standard
I/M - Inspection/Maintenance
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
MC - Motorcycle
MFB - Mean Fractionalized Bias
MOU - Memorandum of Understanding
NAA - Non-Attainment Area
NAAQS - National Ambient Air Quality Standard
NMOG - Non Methane Organic Gas
NO - Nitric Oxide
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOx - Oxides of Nitrogen
NO2 - Nitrogen Dioxide
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
NYTEST - New York Transient Emissions Short Test
NYVIP - New York Vehicle Inspection Program
OBD - On Board Diagnostics
OTC - Ozone Transport Commission
OTR - Ozone Transport Region
PCV - Positive Crankcase Ventilation
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
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
RVP - Reid Vapor Pressure
SIP - State Implementation Plan
SO2 - Sulfur Dioxide
SULEV - Super Ultra Low Emission Vehicle
TAC - Thermostatic Air Cleaner
TPD - Tons Per Day
TPY - Tons Per Year
TSD - Technical Support Document
ULEV - Ultra Low Emission Vehicle
UPSTATE - 53-county OTR Low Enhanced I/M Area
VMT - Vehicle Miles Traveled
VOC - Volatile Organic Compound
ZEV - Zero Emission Vehicle


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