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2.0 Acronyms and Abbreviations

AFS Air Facility System
AIM Architectural and Industrial Maintenance
AQI Air Quality Index
AQS Air Quality System
ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials
ATV All-Terrain Vehicle
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
CO Carbon Monoxide
CT Connecticut
CTG Control Techniques Guidelines
DAR Division of Air Resources
Department New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
DVC Base Case Design Value
DVMT Daily Vehicle Miles Traveled
EC Elemental Carbon
ECL Environmental Conservation Law
EGU Electric Generating Unit
EPA United States Environmental Protection Agency
FAA Federal Aviation Administration
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
FR Federal Register
FRM Federal Reference Method
FTA Federal Transit Administration
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
HOV High Occupancy Vehicle
HP Horsepower
ICG Inter-Agency Consultation Group
ICI Industrial/Commercial/Institutional
I/M Inspection/Maintenance
KM Kilometer
KW Kilowatt
LAER Lowest Achievable Emission Rate
LBS Pounds
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
MATS Modeled Attainment Test Software
MANE-VU Mid-Atlantic Northeast Visibility Union
ML Milliliter
MMBTU Million British Thermal Units
MM5 Mesoscale Meteorological Model, Version 5.0
MNB Mean Normalized Bias
MNGE Mean Normalized Gross Error
MPO Metropolitan Planning Organization
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MSW Municipal Solid Waste
MWE Megawatt Electrical
MWH Megawatt Hour
NAA Non-Attainment Area
NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standards
NACAA National Association of Clean Air Agencies
NAMS National Air Monitoring Stations
NESHAP National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
NH3 Ammonia
NJ New Jersey
NLEV National Low-Emission Vehicle
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 Nitrogen Oxide
NOAO 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
NY New York
NYCRR New York Codes, Rules and Regulations
NYMA New York Metropolitan Area
NYSDEC New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
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
OC Organic Carbon
OTB On The Books
OTC Ozone Transport Commission
OTR Ozone Transport Region
OTW On The Way
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
PMF Positive Matrix Factorization
POL Public Officer's Law
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
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 Response Factor
RVP Reid Vapor Pressure
SEA Selective Enforcement Audit
SHL Significant Harm Level
SIP State Implementation Plan
SLAMS State and Local Air Monitoring Stations
SO2 Sulfur Dioxide
STN Speciation Trends Network
SULEV Super Ultra Low Emission Vehicle
TAC Thermostatic Air Cleaner
TCM Transportation Control Measure
TCA Trichloroethane
TCE Trichloroethene
TIP Transportation Implementation Plan
TPD Tons Per Day
TPY Tons Per Year
TSD Technical Support Document
ULEV Ultra Low Emission Vehicle
USEPA United States Environmental Protection Agency
VMT Vehicle Miles Traveled
VOC Volatile Organic Compound
WOE Weight of Evidence
ZEV Zero Emission Vehicle


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