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Environmental Law

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EPA
Environmental Protection Agency 1970
CAA
Clean Air Act 1967
NAAQS
National Ambient Air Quality Standards
NAAQS Criteria Pollutants
SO2
NO2
CO
PM 10 and 2.5
Pb
O3
SIP
State implementation plan
BACT
Best available control technology
CWA
Clean Water Act 1972
NPDES
National pollutant discharge elimination system
BAT
Best available technology economically achievable
POTWs
Publicly owned treatment works
SDWA
Safe Drinking Water Act 1974
UIC
Underground injection control
NEPA
National Environmental Policy Act 1969
RMPs
Resource management plans
EA
Environmental assessment
EIS
Environmental Impact Statement
ESA
Endangered Species Act 1973
CITES
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
CERCLA
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act 1980
SARA
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act 1986
EPCRA
Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act 1986
CERCLIS
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Information System
O&M
Operation and Maintenance
COR
Close Out Report
NCP
National Contingency Plan
CH
Critical Habitat
PCP
President's Cancer Panel
RCRA
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act 1976
TSCA
Toxic Substances Control Act 1976