California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

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Common Acronyms and Abbreviations

A-B | C-D | E-I | J-N | O-Q | R-S | T-Z

A-B

AB
Assembly Bill
ACW
Asbestos-Containing Waste
ADC
Alternate Daily Cover
ADF
Advance Disposal Fee
ADMIN
Administrative; Administration
ADT
Average Daily Trips
AG
Attorney General
AKA
Also Known As
AHERA
Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act
ALJ
Administrative Law Judge
ANSI
American National Standards Institute
AOC
Area Of Concern
APA
Administrative Procedure Act
APCD
Air Pollution Control District
APN
Assessor's Parcel Number
APR
Air-Purifying Respirator
AQMD
Air Quality Management District
ARB
Air Resource Board
ASTM
American Standards Testing Methods; American Society for Testing and Materials
ASTSWMO
Association of State & Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials
ATO
Administrative Time Off
BAWDS
Board Agenda Web Document System
BCC
blind carbon copy
BCP
Budget Change Proposal
BCRAC
Beverage Container Recycling Advisory Committee
BDO
Boards, Departments and Offices
BGS
Below Ground Surface
BIA
Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S.
BLEVE
Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosion
BLM
Bureau of Land Management, U.S.
BLS
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S.
BOC
Board Of Control
BOE
Board of Equalization
BPC
Business and Professions Code
BTU
British Thermal Unit
BY
Budget Year

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C-D

C&D
Construction & Demolition
C/PC
Closure and Postclosure
C/PCMP
Closure and Postclosure Maintenance Plan
CA
Corrective Actions
CAC
California Administrative Code
CAD/CAM
Computer-Assisted Design/Computer Assisted Manufacture
CAL/EPA
California Environmental Protection Agency
CalMAX
California Materials Exchange
CAL-OSHA
California Occupational Safety & Health Act
CALTRANS
California Dept. of Transportation
CAPS
California Association of Professional Scientists
CARB
California Air Resource Board (see ARB)
CAW
California Against Waste
cc
carbon copy
CCC
California Conservation Corps
CCDEH
California Conference of Directors of Environmental Health
CCP
Code of Civil Procedure
CCR
California Code of Regulations
CDF
California Division Of Forestry
CDFA
California Department of Food & Agriculture
CDFG
California Department of Fish and Game
CDI
Construction, Demolition and Inert Debris
CDMG
California Division of Mines and Geology
CDPR
California Department of Parks and Recreation (see "DPR")
CEA
Career Executive Assignment
CEC
California Energy Commission
CEG
Certified Engineering Geologist
CEQA
California Environmental Quality Act
CERCLA
Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act
CFR
Code of Federal Regulations; Conformance Finding Request
CFS
Cubic Feet Per Second
CGC
California Government Code (see "GC")
CGI
Combustible Gas Indicator
CH4
Methane
CHP
California Highway Patrol
CIA
Closed, Illegal, or Abandoned (Site)
CIWMB
California Integrated Waste Management Board
CIWMP
Countywide Integrated Waste Management Plan
CO
Compliance Order
CO2
Carbon Dioxide
COB
Close of Business
CoFR
Code of Federal Regulations
CoGen
Cogeneration
CORC
California Organic Recycling Council
CoSWMP
County Solid Waste Management Plan
CPA
Certified Public Accountant
CPC
California Penal Code
CPCFA
California Pollution Control Financing Authority
CPI
Consumer Price Index
CPO
Computer Printout
CQA
Construction Quality Assurance
CR
Curbside Recycling
CRLA
California Rural Legal Assistance
CRRA
California Rural Recovery Association
CRRC
California Refuse Removal Council
CRT
Cathode Ray Tube
CRV
California Redemption Value
CSAC
Country Supervisors Association of California (obsolete); 
California State Association of Counties (new)
CSC
California Supreme Court
CSEA
California State Employee's Association
CSG
Council of State Governments
CSU
California State University
CSUS
California State University Sacramento
CSWMP
County Solid Waste Management Plan
CTO
Compensating Time Off
CUP
Conditional Use Permit
CUPA
Certified Unified Program Agent
CWPCA
California Water Pollution Control Association
CY
Cubic Yards
CYA
California Youth Authority
DA
District Attorney
db
Decibel. Also dB
DEIR
Draft Environmental Impact Report
DEIS
Draft Environmental Impact Statement
DFG
Department of Fish and Game
DGS
Department of General Services
DHS
Department of Health Services
DOAR
Director's Office Action Request
DOB
Date Of Birth
DOC
Department of Conservation
DOE
Department of Education
DOF
Department of Finance
DOHS
Department of Health Services
DOJ
Department of Justice
DOR
Division of Recycling
DOSH
Department of Occupational Safety and Health
DOT
Department of Transportation
DPA
Department of Personnel Administration
DPLA
Diversion Planning and Local Assistance
DPR
Department of Parks & Recreation (see "CDPR"); Department of Pesticide Regulations
DPW
Department of Public Works
DS
Disposal Site
DTSC
Department of Toxic Substances Control
DWR
Department of Water Resources

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E-I

e.g.
(L. exampli gratia)) for the sake of example; for example
EA
Enforcement Agency
EAC
Enforcement Advisory Council
EAP
Employee Assistance Program
EG
Engineering Geologist
EHMI
Environmental Hazards Management Institute
EIR
Environmental Impact Report
EIS
Environmental Impact Statement
E-MAIL
Electronic Mail
EMS
Environmental Management System
ENV
Environmental
EOAC
Environmental Outreach Advisory Committee
EPA
Environmental Protection Agency
EPP
Enforcement Program Plan
ETA
Estimated Time of Arrival
F/A or FA
Financial Assurance
FAA
Federal Aviation Administration
FAX
Facsimile
FEIR
Final Environmental Impact Report
FEMA
Federal Emergency Management Agency
FHA
Federal Highway Administration
FOIA
Freedom of Information Act, U.S.
FONSI
Finding of No Significant Impacts
FSOR
Final Statement of Reasons
FSR
Feasibility Study Report
FTB
Franchise Tax Board
FTC
Federal Trade Commission
FTE
Full-Time Equivalent
FY
Fiscal Year
FYI
For Your Information
GC
Government Code
GCL
Geosynthetic Clay Liner
GIS
Geographic Information System
GNP
Gross National Product
GPS
Global Positioning System
GRCDA
Government Refuse Collection and Disposal Association
HazMat
Hazardous Materials
HB
House Bill (U.S.)
HDPE
High Density Polyethylene
HHW
Household Hazardous Waste
HHWE
Household Hazardous Waste Element
HMIS
Hazardous Materials Identification System
HSC
Health and Safety Code
i.e.
(L. id est) that is (to say)
IAA
Inter-Agency agreement
IDLH
Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health
IDP
Individual Development Plan
IEIE
Initial Environmental Impact Evaluation
IIPP
Injury and Illness Prevention Program/Plan
IMB
Information Management Branch
IPC
Intermediate Processing Center (see "MRF")
IRS
Internal Revenue Service
IS/ND
Initial Study/Negative Declaration
ISOR
Initial Statement of Reasons
ISRI
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.
ISWGS
Initial Solid Waste Generation Study
ITO
In the Office
IWM
Integrated Waste Management
IWMB
Integrated Waste Management Board
IWMS
Integrated Waste Management Specialist
Last updated: August 30, 2013
LEA Support Services, http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/LEA/
Martin Perez: Martin.Perez@calrecycle.ca.gov (916) 323-0834