Abbreviations and Acronyms

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*AQMD Air Quality Management District
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AQMD Air Quality Management District
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*DNA Defense Nuclear Agency
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DNA Defense Nuclear Agency
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*DOD Department of Defense
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DOD Department of Defense
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*DOE Department of Energy
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DOE Department of Energy
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*DOT Department of Transportation
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DOT Department of Transportation
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*EPA Environmental Protection Agency
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EPA Environmental Protection Agency
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*FERC Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
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FERC Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
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*GAO Government Accountability Office (Formerly General Accounting Office)
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GAO Government Accountability Office (Formerly General Accounting Office)
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*IAEA International Atomic Energy Commission
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IAEA International Atomic Energy Commission
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*IMF International Monetary Fund
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IMF International Monetary Fund
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*INPO Institute of Nuclear Power Operation
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INPO Institute of Nuclear Power Operation
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*NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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*NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
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NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
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*NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology
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NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology
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*NRC Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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NRC Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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*OPEC Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
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OPEC Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
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*UN United Nations
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UN United Nations
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*USSR Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
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USSR Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
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*WANO World Association of Nuclear Operators
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WANO World Association of Nuclear Operators
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*WHO World Health Organization
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WHO World Health Organization
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*WTO World Trade Organization
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WTO World Trade Organization
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*Abbreviations
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Abbreviations
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*ABM Anti Ballistic Missile
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ABM Anti Ballistic Missile
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*AQI Air Quality Index
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AQI Air Quality Index
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*BACT Best Available Control Technology
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BACT Best Available Control Technology
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*BEV Battery-operated Electric Vehicle
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BEV Battery-operated Electric Vehicle
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*BMI Body Mass Index
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BMI Body Mass Index
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*BMR Basal Metabolic Rate
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BMR Basal Metabolic Rate
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*Btu British Thermal Unit
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Btu British Thermal Unit
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*BWR Boiling Water Reactor
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BWR Boiling Water Reactor
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*CAA Clean Air Act
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CAA Clean Air Act
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*CAD Computer Aided Design
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CAD Computer Aided Design
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*CAFÉ Corporate Average Fuel Economy
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CAFÉ Corporate Average Fuel Economy
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*CAFTA Central American Free Trade Agreement
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CAFTA Central American Free Trade Agreement
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*CAM Computer Aided Manufacturing
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CAM Computer Aided Manufacturing
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*CFC Chlorofluorocarbon
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CFC Chlorofluorocarbon
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*CHP Combined Heat and Power
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CHP Combined Heat and Power
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*CNG Compressed Natural Gas
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CNG Compressed Natural Gas
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*COLA Cost of Living Adjustment
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COLA Cost of Living Adjustment
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*COP Coefficient of Performance
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COP Coefficient of Performance
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*CPI Consumer Price Index
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CPI Consumer Price Index
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*CWA Clean Water Act
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CWA Clean Water Act
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*DNA Deoxyribo Nucleic Acid
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*DU Depleted Uranium
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DNA Deoxyribo Nucleic Acid
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*EER Energy Efficiency Ratio
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DU Depleted Uranium
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*FFV Flexible Fuel Vehicle
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EER Energy Efficiency Ratio
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*GDP Gross Domestic Products
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FFV Flexible Fuel Vehicle
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*GNP Gross National Products
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GDP Gross Domestic Products
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*HCFC Hydrochlorofluorocarbon
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GNP Gross National Products
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*HTGR High Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactors
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HCFC Hydrochlorofluorocarbon
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*HWR Heavy Water Reactor
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HTGR High Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactors
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*ICE Internal Combustion Engine
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HWR Heavy Water Reactor
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*IOU Investor Owned Utility
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ICE Internal Combustion Engine
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*IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
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IOU Investor Owned Utility
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*IPP Independent Power Producers
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IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
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*ISO Independent System Operators
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IPP Independent Power Producers
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*ITER International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor
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ISO Independent System Operators
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*JET Joint European Torus
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ITER International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor
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*LDC Load Demand Curve
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JET Joint European Torus
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*LEV Low Emission Vehicle
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LDC Load Demand Curve
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*LMFBR Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor
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LEV Low Emission Vehicle
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*LNG Liquefied Natural Gas
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LMFBR Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor
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*LWR Light Water Reactor
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LNG Liquefied Natural Gas
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*MHD Magneto Hydro Dynamics
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LWR Light Water Reactor
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*MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging
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MHD Magneto Hydro Dynamics
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*MTBE:Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether
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MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging
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*NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standards
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MTBE:Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether
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*NAFTA North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement.
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NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standards
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*NMD National Missile Defense System
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NAFTA North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement.
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*NNW Net National Welfare
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NMD National Missile Defense System
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*NPV Net Present Value
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NNW Net National Welfare
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*OEM Original Equipment Manufacturer
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NPV Net Present Value
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*OTEC Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion
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OEM Original Equipment Manufacturer
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*PNGV Partnership for New Generation of Vehicles
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OTEC Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion
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*PSC Polar Stratospheric Cloud
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PNGV Partnership for New Generation of Vehicles
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*PWR Pressurized Water Reactor
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PSC Polar Stratospheric Cloud
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*PX California Power Exchange Corporation
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PWR Pressurized Water Reactor
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*QF Qualifying Facility
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PX California Power Exchange Corporation
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*RAD Radiation Adsorbed Dose
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QF Qualifying Facility
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*RNA Ribonucleic Acid
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RAD Radiation Adsorbed Dose
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*SALT Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty
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RNA Ribonucleic Acid
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*SDI Strategic Defense Initiative
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SALT Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty
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*SI International System (of units)
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SDI Strategic Defense Initiative
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*SOC State of Charge
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SI International System (of units)
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*START STrategic Arms Reduction Treaty
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SOC State of Charge
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*TFTR Tokomak Fusion Test Reactor
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START STrategic Arms Reduction Treaty
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*TNT Trinitrotoluene
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TFTR Tokomak Fusion Test Reactor
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*ULEV Ultra Low Emission Vehicle
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TNT Trinitrotoluene
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*USCS United States Customary System
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ULEV Ultra Low Emission Vehicle
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*VOC Volatile Organic Compounds
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USCS United States Customary System
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*ZEV Zero Emission Vehicle
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VOC Volatile Organic Compounds
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ZEV Zero Emission Vehicle
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Revision as of 18:42, 29 July 2010

  • AQMD Air Quality Management District
  • DNA Defense Nuclear Agency
  • DOD Department of Defense
  • DOE Department of Energy
  • DOT Department of Transportation
  • EPA Environmental Protection Agency
  • FERC Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • GAO Government Accountability Office (Formerly General Accounting Office)
  • IAEA International Atomic Energy Commission
  • IMF International Monetary Fund
  • INPO Institute of Nuclear Power Operation
  • NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • NRC Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • OPEC Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
  • UN United Nations
  • USSR Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • WANO World Association of Nuclear Operators
  • WHO World Health Organization
  • WTO World Trade Organization
  • Abbreviations
  • ABM Anti Ballistic Missile
  • AQI Air Quality Index
  • BACT Best Available Control Technology
  • BEV Battery-operated Electric Vehicle
  • BMI Body Mass Index
  • BMR Basal Metabolic Rate
  • Btu British Thermal Unit
  • BWR Boiling Water Reactor
  • CAA Clean Air Act
  • CAD Computer Aided Design
  • CAFÉ Corporate Average Fuel Economy
  • CAFTA Central American Free Trade Agreement
  • CAM Computer Aided Manufacturing
  • CFC Chlorofluorocarbon
  • CHP Combined Heat and Power
  • CNG Compressed Natural Gas
  • COLA Cost of Living Adjustment
  • COP Coefficient of Performance
  • CPI Consumer Price Index
  • CWA Clean Water Act
  • DNA Deoxyribo Nucleic Acid
  • DU Depleted Uranium
  • EER Energy Efficiency Ratio
  • FFV Flexible Fuel Vehicle
  • GDP Gross Domestic Products
  • GNP Gross National Products
  • HCFC Hydrochlorofluorocarbon
  • HTGR High Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactors
  • HWR Heavy Water Reactor
  • ICE Internal Combustion Engine
  • IOU Investor Owned Utility
  • IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
  • IPP Independent Power Producers
  • ISO Independent System Operators
  • ITER International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor
  • JET Joint European Torus
  • LDC Load Demand Curve
  • LEV Low Emission Vehicle
  • LMFBR Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor
  • LNG Liquefied Natural Gas
  • LWR Light Water Reactor
  • MHD Magneto Hydro Dynamics
  • MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • MTBE:Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether
  • NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standards
  • NAFTA North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement.
  • NMD National Missile Defense System
  • NNW Net National Welfare
  • NPV Net Present Value
  • OEM Original Equipment Manufacturer
  • OTEC Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion
  • PNGV Partnership for New Generation of Vehicles
  • PSC Polar Stratospheric Cloud
  • PWR Pressurized Water Reactor
  • PX California Power Exchange Corporation
  • QF Qualifying Facility
  • RAD Radiation Adsorbed Dose
  • RNA Ribonucleic Acid
  • SALT Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty
  • SDI Strategic Defense Initiative
  • SI International System (of units)
  • SOC State of Charge
  • START STrategic Arms Reduction Treaty
  • TFTR Tokomak Fusion Test Reactor
  • TNT Trinitrotoluene
  • ULEV Ultra Low Emission Vehicle
  • USCS United States Customary System
  • VOC Volatile Organic Compounds
  • ZEV Zero Emission Vehicle