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COMMONLY USED ENVIRONMENTAL ACRONYMS
A&WMA Air and Waste Management Association
ABCEP Academy of Board
Certified Environmental Professionals
ABLE Adult Basic Learning
Examination
ACE US Army Corps of
Engineers
ACHMM Academy of Certified
Hazardous Materials Managers
ACRES Assessment, Cleanup,
and Redevelopment Exchange System
ADE Average Daily
Exposure
AED Automated External
Defibrillator
AGC Associated General
Contractors of America
AHERA Asbestos Hazard
Emergency Response Act
ARC Assessment, Revolving
Loan Fund, and Cleanup
ASSE American Society of
Safety Engineers
AST Above Ground Storage
Tank
ASTM American Society for
Testing and Materials
ATEEC Advanced Technology
Environmental and Energy Center
BBS Behavior Based Safety
BMP Best Management
Practices
BMWTP Brownfields Minority
Worker Training Program
BOH Board of Health
BOL Bill of Lading
BRAC Base Realignment and
Closure
CAA Clean Air Act
CADD Computer Aided Design
and Drafting
CASAS Comprehensive Adult
Student Assessment System
CBO Community-Based
Organization
CCCHST Community College
Consortium for Health and Safety Training
CDBG Community Development
Block Grant
CDC Community Development
Corporation
CDL Commercial Driver’s
License
CERCLA Comprehensive
Environmental Response, Compensation, & Liability Act
CFR Code of Federal
Regulations
COC Contaminant of
Concern
CWA Clean Water Act
D&B Dun and Bradstreet
DEQ Department of
Environmental Quality
DHHS US Department of
Health and Human Services
DOC US Department of
Commerce
DoD US Department of
Defense
DOE US Department of
Energy
DOI US Department of the
Interior
DOJ US Department of
Justice
DOL US Department of
Labor
DOT US Department of
Transportation
ECWTP Environmental Career
Worker Training Program
EHS Extremely Hazardous
Substance
EIS Environmental Impact
Statement
EJ Environmental Justice
EMP Emergency Management
Plan
EP Exposure Period
EPA US Environmental
Protection Agency
EPD Emergency Planning
Districts
ERT Emergency Response
Team
ERTP Environmental
Response Training Program
ESA Environmental Site
Assessment
ETA Employment and
Training Administration
EWDJT Environmental
Workforce Development and Job Training
FBO Faith-Based
Organization
FEMA Federal Emergency
Management Agency
FHWA Federal Highway
Administration
FOIA Freedom of
Information Act
FP Flash Point
FS US Forest Service
FTA Federal Transit
Administration
FUDS Formerly Used Defense
Sites
FWS US Fish and Wildlife
Service
FY Fiscal Year
GAO Government Accounting
Office
GED General Educational
Development
GHS Globally Harmonized
System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals
GIS Geographic
Information Systems
GPS Global Positioning
System
GW Ground Water
HAPs Hazardous Air
Pollutants
HASP Health and Safety
Plan
HAZWOPER Hazardous Waste
Operations and Emergency Response
HCS Hazard Communication
Standard
HMTRI Hazardous Materials
Training and Research Institute
HSRC Hazardous Substance
Research Center
HTRW Hazardous, Toxic, and
Radioactive Waste
HUD US Department of
Housing and Urban Development
HWWT Hazardous Waste
Worker Training (NIEHS)
IEP Individual Education
Plan
IHMM Institute of
Hazardous Materials Management
ILP Individual Learning
Plan
IRS Internal Revenue
Service
ITP Individual Training
Plan
JSA Job Safety Analysis
JTI Superfund Job
Training Initiative
LEED Leadership in Energy
and Environmental Design
LIUNA Laborers’
International Union of North America
LMA Labor Market
Assessment
LO/TO Lockout/Tagout
LOS Letters of Support
LUST Leaking Underground
Storage Tank
MOA Memorandum of
Agreement
MOU Memorandum of
Understanding
MSDS Material Safety Data
Sheet
MSHA Mine Safety Health
Administration
NAAQS National Ambient Air
Quality Standards
NAEP National Association
of Environmental Professionals
NASA National Aeronautics
and Space Administration
NAWB National Association
of Workforce Investment Boards
NCCED National Congress for
Community Economic Development
NCCIC National Child Care
Information Center
NEPA National
Environmental Policy Act
NETI National Enforcement
Training Institute
NIEHS National Institute of
Environmental Health Sciences
NIOSH National Institute
for Occupational Safety and Health
NOAA National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration
NPL National Priorities
List
OBCR Office of Brownfields
Cleanup and Redevelopment (EPA)
OBLR Office of Brownfields
and Land Revitalization (EPA)
OCPA Office of
Communications, Partnerships, and Analysis (EPA)
OCSPP Office of Chemical
Safety and Pollution Prevention (EPA)
OEM Office of Emergency
Management (EPA)
OJT On-the-job Training
ORCR Office of Resource
Conservation and Recovery (EPA)
OSHA Occupational Safety
and Health Administration
OSRTI Office of Superfund
Remediation and Technology Innovation (EPA)
OSWER Office of Solid Waste
and Emergency Response (EPA)
OTI OSHA Training
Institute
OWM Office of Wastewater
Management (EPA)
PEL Permissible Exposure
Limit
PETE Partnership for
Environmental Technology Education
PLA Project Labor
Agreement
PLC Professional Learning
Community (HMTRI)
PPE Personal Protective
Equipment
PPM Parts per Million
PSA Public Service
Announcement
QA/QC Quality
Assurance/Quality Control
RA Risk Assessment
RAP Remedial Action Plan
RCRA Resource Conservation
and Recovery Act
RFP Request for Proposals
RLF Revolving Loan Fund
RMP Resource Management
Plan
RR&P Renovation, Repair,
and Painting
SAM System for Award
Management
SAP Sampling and Analysis
Plan
SCANS Secretary’s
Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills
SCBA Self Contained
Breathing Apparatus
SDS Safety Data Sheet
SDWA Safe Drinking Water
Act
SMP Safety Management
Plan
SOP Standard Operating
Procedure
SOW Scope of Work
STEM Science, Technology,
Engineering, and Math
TAB Technical Assistance
to Brownfields
TABE Tests of Adult Basic
Education
TANF Temporary Assistance
for Needy Families
TSCA Toxic Substances
Control Act
TWA Time Weighted Average
USCG US Coast Guard
USDA US Department of
Agriculture
USGS US Geological Survey
UST Underground Storage
Tanks
VCP Voluntary Cleanup
Program
VETS Veterans Employment
and Training Service
VISTA Volunteers in
Services to America
VOC Volatile Organic
Compound
WETP Worker Education and
Training Program (NIEHS)
WIB Workforce Investment
Board
WIOA Workforce Innovation
and Opportunity Act
WRM Water Resource
Management