Environmental

ABC

A

data qualifiers - method (analytical) qualifier - A

A

data qualifiers - organic analysis - A

A-106

Office of Management and Budget Circular #A-106

AA

Atomic Absorption

AAQS

Ambient Air Quality Standard

ABM

Abrasive Blasting Media

ACGIH

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists

ACH

Air Changes per Hour

ACHP

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

A-E

Architect-Engineer

AF

Soil Adherence Factor to skin, mg/cm2

AFCEE

Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment

Ag

Silver

AIRFA

American Indian Religious Freedom Act

AL

Action Level

Al

Aluminum

AM

Action Memorandum

ANOVA

Analysis of Variance

ANPR

Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

 

ANSI

American National Standards Institute

AOC

Area of Concern

AOU

Accelerated Operable Unit

APCD

Air Pollution Control District

API

American Petroleum Institute

APR

Air Purifying Respirator

AQAPS

Automated Quality Assessment Program System

AQD

Air Quality District

AR

Administrative Record

ARAR

Applicable or Relevant and Appropriate Requirement

ARF

Administrative Record File

ARMS

Administrative Records Management System

ARPA

Archaeological Resources Protection Act

ARTT

Alternative Restoration Technology Team

AS

Air Sparging

As

Arsenic

AS

data qualifiers - method (analytical) qualifier - AS

AS/SVE

Air Sparging/Soil Vapor Extraction

ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Interchange (Computer Language)

ASN(I&E)

Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Installation and Environment)

AST

Aboveground Storage Tank

ASTM

American Society for Testing and Materials

ATEG

Potassium/Sodium Hydroxide Tetraethylene Glycol

ATSDR

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

ATTIC

Alternative Treatment Technology Information Center

AV

data qualifiers - method (analytical) qualifier - AV

AWQS

Ambient Water Quality Standards

 

B

data qualifiers - metals analysis - B

B

data qualifiers - organic analysis - B

Ba

Barium

BAA

Broad Agency Announcement

BACT

Best Available Control Technology

BADCAT

Bay Area Defense Conversion Action Team

BADT

Best Available Demonstrated Technology

BAEF

Bay Area Economic Forum

BAF

Bioaccumulation Factor

BC

Blind Copy

BCDP

Base Catalyzed Decomposition Process

BCF

Bioconcentration Factor

BCP

BRAC Cleanup Plan

BCT

BRAC Cleanup Team

BD/DR

Building Demolition/Debris Removal

BDAT

Best Demonstrated Available Technology

Be

Beryllium

BEC

BRAC Environmental Coordinator

Benthos

Benthic Organism

BEP

bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate

bgs

below ground surface

BHC

Benzene Hexachloride (Lindane)

BIOPLUME

Computer model to predict the maximum extent of existing plumes

BLM

Bureau of Land Management

BMD

Benchmark Dose

BMP

Best Management Practice

BMP

Bi-Metallic Process

BNA

Base Neutral Acid Compound

BNA

Base-Neutral and Acid-Extractable orgranic compounds - now SVOCs

BNP

bimetallic nanoscale particle

BOD

Biochemical Oxygen Demand

BOD

Biological Oxygen Demand

BP

Boiling Point

Br

Bromine

BRAC

Base Realignment and Closure

BSL

BTAG Screening Level

BTAG

Biological Technical Assistance Group

BTEX

Benzene, Tolulene, Ethyl benzene and Xylene

BTU

British Thermal Unit

BTX

Benzene, Toluene and Xylene

BUMED

Bureau of Medicine and Surgery

BW

Body Weight, kg

C

Carbon

C

data qualifiers - method (analytical) qualifier - C

C

data qualifiers - organic analysis - C

Ca

Calcium

CA

Cooperative Agreement

CA

Corrective Action

CA

Corrective Action or Cleanup Action

CAA

Clean Air Act

CAAA

Clean Air Act Amendments

CADD

Computer Aided Design and Drafting

CAP

Corrective Action Plan

CAS

Chemical Abstract Service Registration Number

CATEX

Categorical Exclusion

CAX

Cheatham Annex

CBC

Construction Battalion Center

Cd

Cadmium

CDC

Centers for Disease Control

CDF

Confined Disposal Facility

CDI

Chronic Daily Intake

CEAM

Center for Exposure Assessment Modeling

CEC

Civil Engineer Corps

CEQ

Council on Environmental Quality

CERCLA

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980

CERCLIS

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act Information System

CERFA

Community Environmental Response Facilitation Act of 1992

CES

Cost Effective Sampling

CEU

Continuing Education Units

CF

Conversion Factor

CFC

Chlorofluorocarbon

CFM

Cubic Feet per Minute

CFR

Code of Federal Regulations

CFS

Cubic Feet per Second

CH20

Formaldehyde

CH4

Methane

CHF

Contaminant Hazard Factor

CI

Confidence Interval

CIMAGE

CIMAGE

cis 1,2-DCE

cis 1,2-Dichloroethene

CITT

conservative interwell tracer test

Cl

Chlorine

Cl-

Chlorides

CLEAN

Comprehensive Long Term Environmental Action, Navy

CMC

Commandant of the Marine Corps

CMI

Corrective Measures Implementation

CMS

Corrective Measures Study

CMT

Continuous Multichannel Tubing

CNG

Compressed Natural Gas

CNO

Chief of Naval Operations

CNS

Central Nervous System

CO

Carbon Monoxide

Co

Cobalt

CO

Commanding Officer or Contracting Officer

CO2

Carbon Dioxide

COC

Chain of Custody

COC

Chemicals of Concern

COC

Contaminant/Chemical of Concern

COD

Chemical Oxygen Demand

COE

Corps of Engineers (Army)

COMNAVBASE

Commander, Naval Base

COMPTRAK

Marine Corps Environmental Compliance Tracking System

CONUS

Continental United States

COPC

Chemicals of Potential Concern

COPC

Contaminant of Potential Concern

COPC

Contaminant/Chemical of Potential Concern

COTR

Contracting Officer's Technical Representative

CPF

Carcinogenic Potency Factor

CPR

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

CPT

Cone Penetrometer Test

CQC

Construction Quality Control

Cr

Chromium

CRDL

Contract Required Detection Limit

CRP

Community Relations Plan

CRQL

Contract Required Quantitation Limit

CRZ

Contamination Reduction Zone

CSM

Conceptual Site Model

CTC

Cost to Complete

CTET

carbon tetrachloride (CCl4)

Cu

Copper

CURTT

Clean Up Review Tiger Team

CV

Coefficient of Variation

CV

data qualifiers - method (analytical) qualifier - CV

CVOC

Chlorinated Volatile Organic Compound

CWA

Clean Water Act of 1977

CZMA

Coastal Zone Management Act

 

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