Acronyms Ch1,2,12

LCA
Life Cycle Analysis
WCED
World Commission on Environment and Development
CAA
Clean Air Act
EPA
Environmental Protection Agency
NAAQS
National Ambient Air Quality Standards
VOCs
Volatile Organic Compounds
HAPs
Hazardous Air Pollutants
MACT
Maximum Available Control Technology
TRI
Toxic Release Inventory
CFCs
Clorofluorocarbons
PFC
Perfloruocarbons
GWP
Global Warming Potential
SWDA
Safe Water Drinking Act
MCL
Maximum Contaminants Level
MCLG
Maximum contaminant Level Goals
FWPCA
Federal Water Pollution Control Act
NSPS
New Source Performance Standards
NPDES
National Pollutant Discharge and Elimination System
LUST
Leaking Underground Storage Tanks
RCRA
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
TCLP
Toxic Characteristic Leaching Procedure
CERCLA
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act
MSW
Municipal Solid Wastes
AEC
Atomic Energy Comission
NRC
Nuclear Regulatory Comission
NWPA
Nuclear Waste Policy Act
DOE
Department of Energy
TRU
Transuranic
WIPP
Waste Isolation Pilot Plant
LLW
Low Level Waste
NEPA
National Environmental Policy Act
IPCC
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
WMO
World Meteorological Organization
UNEP
United Nations Environmental Program
GHGs
GreenHouse Gases
GCMs
General Circulation Models
HHV
High Heating Value
LHV
Low Heating Value
HRSG
Heat Recovery Steam Generator
ESP
Electrostatic Percipitator
FGD
Flue Gas Desulphurization
SCR
Selective Catalyst Reduction
SNCR
Selective Non Catalytic Reduction
CHP
Combined Heat and Power
IGCC
Integrated Gasification combined Cycle
IGTFC
Integrated Gas Turbine Fuel Cell
PWR
Pressurized Water Reactor
BWR
Boiling Water Reactor
RDF
Refuse Derived Fuel
EIADOE
Energy Information Administration of the US
NRC
National Research Council
CDI
Chronic Daily Intake
PF
Potency Factor
NOAEL
Non Observable Adverse Effects Level
RfD
Refernce Dose
UF
Uncertainty Factor
MF
Modifying Factor
HQ
Hazard Quotient
ADD
Average Daily Dose
CDI
Chronic Daily Intake
HI
Hazard Intake
ASTM
American Society for Testing and Materials
EV
Expected Value
NEMS
National Energy Modeling System