California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)

Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) Central

Common Acronyms (continued)

J-N

JES
Joint Environmental Statement
JTD
Joint Technical Document
KAB
Keep America Beautiful
KCB
Keep California Beautiful
LCC
Local Conservation Corps; League of California Cities
LCRS
Leachate Collection and Removal System
LDPE
Low Density Polyethylene
LEA
Local Enforcement Agency
LEL
Lower Explosive Limit
LF
Landfill
LFG
Landfill Gas
LFGA
Landfill Gas Analyzer
LGC
Local Government Commission
LOA
Leave of Absence (see "L/A")
LOC
Letter of Credit; Line of Credit
LTF
Local Task Force
LTV
Long Term Violation
LVTF
Large Volume Transfer Facility
LVTO
Limited Volume Transfer Operation
MCE
Maximum Credible Earthquake
MCL
Maximum Contaminant Level
MEIR
Master Environmental Impact Report
MOLO
Manager of Landfill Operations
MOU
Memorandum of Understanding
MPE
Maximum Probable Earthquake
MQ
Minimum Qualifications
MRF
Materials Recovery Facility
MSDS
Material Safety Data Sheet
MSL
Mean Sea Level
MSW
Municipal Solid Waste
MSWLF
Municipal Solid Waste Landfill
MVTF
Medium Volume Transfer Facility
N&O
Notice and Order
NBS
National Bureau of Standards
NCRA
Northern California Recycling Association
ND
Negative Declaration
NDFE
Nondisposal Facility Element
NegDec
Negative Declaration
NEPA
National Environmental Policy Act
NIMBY
Not In My Backyard
NIMTO
Not In My Term of Office
NOC
Notice of Completion
NOD
Notice of Determination
NOI
Notice of Intent
NOP
Notice of Preparation
NOPR
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
NPDES
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
NRC
National Recycling Coalition; Nuclear Regulatory Commission
NRDC
National Resources Defense Council
NSWMA
National Solid Wastes Management Association
Item 1
Item one definition
Item 2
Item 2 definition
Item 1
Item one definition
Item 2
Item 2 definition

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O-Q

O2
Oxygen
O&M
Operations & Maintenance
OAL
Office of Administrative Law
OAT
Office of Appropriate Technology
OCC
Old Corrugated Containers
OE&E
Operating Expenses and Equipment
OEHHA
Office of Environmental Health and Hazards Assessment
OES
Office of Emergency Services
OIMP
Odor Impact Minimization Plan
OJT
On-the-Job Training
OLA
Office of Local Assistance
OPR
Office of Planning & Research, Governor's
OSHA
Occupational Safety and Health Act (or Administration)
OVA
Organic Vapor Analyzer
P&E
Permitting & Enforcement
P&I
Permitting & Inspection
PC
Personal Computer
PC/PCMP
Premliminary Closure and Postclosure Maintenance Plan
PCC
Public Contract Code
PCL
Planning and Conservation League
PE
Polyethylene; Position Equivalent; Purchase Estimate
PEL
Permissible Exposure Limit
PEP
Permit Enforcement Policy
PERS
Public Employee's Retirement System
PET, PETE
Polyethylene Terephthaiate
PIA
Prison Industry Authority
PM
Preventive Maintenance
PO
Purchase Order
POTW
Publicly Owned Treatment Works
ppb
Parts-Per-Billion
PPE
Personal Protective Equipment
ppm
Parts-Per-Million
PPT
Parts Per Trillion
PR
Public Relations
PRA
Public Records Act, California
PRC
Public Resource Code
PRR
Polystyrene
PS
Item 2 definition
PSA
Public Service Announcement
PSI
Paper Stock Institute of America; Pounds Per Square Inch
PVC
Plasticized Polyvinyl Chloride
PY
Personnel Year
QA/QC
Quality Assurance/Quality Control

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R-S

R&D
Research & Development
R&R
Rest & Relaxation
RAC
Recycling Advisory Council
RCE
Registered Civil Engineer
RCRA
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
RCRC
Resource Council of Rural Counties
RCSI
Report of Composting Site Information (T14 CCR 17863)
RDEIR
Revised Draft Environmental Impact Report
RDF
Refuse-Derived Fuel
RDSI
Report of Disposal Site Information (T27 21600)
REHS
Registered Environmental Health Specialist
REL
Recommended Exposure Limit
RFB
Request For Bid
RFC
Request For Certification
RFI
Report of Facility Information/Operations
RFP
Request For Proposal
RFQ
Request For Qualification; Request For Quotation
RG
Registered Geologist
RITC
Recycling Investment Tax Credit
RMDZ
Recycled Markets Development Zone
RP
Responsible Party
Remediation Plan
RPPC
Rigid Plastic Packaging Container
RSI
Report of Station Information
RSVP
Please Reply
RSW
Residential Solid Waste
RT
Round Table
RWD
Report of Waste Discharge
RWQCB
Regional Water Quality Control Board
S/L
Statute of Limitations
SA
Student Assistant
SAM
State Administrative Manual
SARA
Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act
SASE
Self-Addressed, Stamped Envelope
SB
Senate Bill, California
SC
Staff Council
SCAQMD
Southern California Air Quality Management District
SCBA
Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus
SCFM
Standard Cubic Feet per Minute
SCH
State Clearinghouse
SCO
State Controller's Office
SE
Siting Element
SFY
State Fiscal Year
SIP
Site Investigation Process
SMRF
Small Materials Recovery Facility
SMS
State Minimum Standards
SPB
State Personnel Board
SPO
Sub-Purchase Order
SRA
State Recycling Assistance
SRRE
Source Reduction & Recycling Elements
SSN
Social Security Number
STC
State Training Center
STD
Standard
SVTS
Small Volume Transfer Station
SWANA
Solid Waste Association of North America
SWAT
Solid Waste Assessment Test
SWF
Solid Waste Facility
SWFP
Solid Waste Facility Permit
SWGS
Solid Waste Generation Study
SWIS
Solid Waste Information System
SWMU
Solid Waste Management Unit
SWRCB
State Water Resources Control Board

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T-Z

T&D
Training & Development Assignment
TAC
Technical Advisory Committee
TBA
To Be Announced
TC
Travel Claim
TCE
Trichloroethylene
TDF
Tire Derived Fuel
TEC
Travel Expense Claim
TLV-C
Threshold Limit Value - Ceiling
TLV-STEL
Threshold Limit Value - Short Term Exposure Limit
TLV-TWA
Threshold Limit Value - Time Weighted Average
TPD
Tons-Per-Day
TPR
Transfer Processing Report
TPW
Tons-Per-Week
TPY
Tons-Per-Year
TS
Transfer Station
UEL
Upper Explosive Limit
USCS
Unified Soils Classification System
USDOE
United States Department of Energy
USEPA
United States Environmental Protection Agency
USFWS
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
USGS
United States Geological Survey
UV
Ultraviolet
UW
Universal Waste
VOC
Volatile Organic Compounds
VTD
Vehicle Trips Per Day
WCMP
Waste Compliance and Mitigation Program
WDR
Waste Discharge Requirement
WIN
Waste Information Network
WME
Waste Management Engineer
WMS
Waste Management Specialist
WMU
Waste Management Unit
WPIE
Prevention Information Exchange
WRAP
Waste Reduction Awards Program
WRCB
Western States Recycling Coalition
WTE
Waste to Energy
YOB
Year Of Birth
YTD
Year-To-Date
ZPG
Zero Population Growth

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Last updated: August 30, 2013
LEA Support Services, http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/LEA/
Donnaye Palmer: Donnaye.Palmer@calrecycle.ca.gov (916) 341-6321