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Acronymns and Abbreviations

Act Clean Air Act
AQI Air Quality Index
BART Best Available Retrofit Technology
CAA Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990
CAIR Clean Air Interstate Rule
CALPUFF California Puff model
CEM Continuous Emissions Monitoring
CENRAP Central Regional Air Planning Association
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
CMAQ Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality
CO Carbon Monoxide
Department Department of Environmental Conservation
DV Deciview
ECL Environmental Conservation Law
EGU Electric Generating Unit
EMAD Emissions, Monitoring and Analysis Division (EPA)
EPA United States Environmental Protection Agency
FLM Federal Land Manager
FR Federal Register
FY Fiscal Year
HAP Hazardous Air Pollutant
H2SO4 Sulfuric Acid
ICI Industrial/Commercial/Institutional
IMPROVE Interagency Monitoring of Protected Visual Environments
IPM Integrated Planning Model
LADCO Lake Michigan Air Directors Consortium
MANE-VU Mid-Atlantic / Northeast Visibility Union
MARAMA Mid-Atlantic Regional Air Management Association
MRPO Midwest Regional Planning Organization
NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standards
NACAA National Association of Clean Air Agencies
NEI National Emissions Inventory
NESCAUM Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management
NH3 Ammonia
NNSR Nonattainment New Source Review
NOx Oxides of Nitrogen
NO2 Nitrogen Dioxide
NSPS New Source Performance Standards
NSR New Source Review
NYCRR New York Codes, Rules and Regulations
NYSDEC New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
OAQPS EPA Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards
OAR Office of Air and Radiation (EPA)
OC Organic Carbon
OTB On The Books
OTC Ozone Transport Commission
OTW On The Way
PM Particulate Matter
PM2.5 Fine Particulate Matter less than 2.5 microns
PM10 Particulate Matter less than 10 microns
PSD Prevention of Significant Deterioration
PTE Potential To Emit
QA Quality Assurance
QC Quality Control
RFP Reasonable Further Progress
RPG Reasonable Progress Goal
RPO Regional Planning Organization
SCC Source Category Code
SIP State Implementation Plan
SMOKE Sparse Matrix Operator Kernel Emissions (Inventory Data Analyzer)
SMP Smoke Management Plan
SO2 Sulfur Dioxide
SOx Oxides of Sulfur
SOA Secondary Organic Aerosol
TIP Tribal Implementation Plan
TPD Tons Per Day
TPY Tons Per Year
TSC Technical Support Committee
TSD Technical Support Document
USC United States Code
VIEWS Visibility Improvement Exchange Web System
VISTAS Visibility Improvement State and Tribal Association of the Southeast
VOC Volatile Organic Compound


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