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°F Degrees Fahrenheit

ACF Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (River System)

ACSC Area of Critical State of Concern

ADA Americans with Disabilities Act

ADM Administrative Services

ADOC Alternative Dissolved Oxygen Criteria

AFO Animal Feeding Operations

AG Auditor General

AGP Algal Growth Potential

AGP Air General Permit

AQI Air Quality Index

ARC Acquisition and Restoration Council

ARM Air Resource Management

ASM Area of Special Management

ASMFC Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission

ASP Agency Strategic Plan

ASR Aquifer Storage   Recovery

AST Aboveground Storage Tank

BACT Best Available Control Technology

BFA Bureau of Finance and Accounting

BHRM Bureau of Human Resource Management

BMAP Basin Management Action Plan

BMP Best Management Practices

BOD Biochemical Oxygen Demand

BOT Board of Trustees

BOTIITF Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund

C D Construction and Demolition Debris (Landfill)

C SF Central   Southern Florida Project

CAFO Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations

CAIR Clean Air Interstate Rule

CAMA Coastal   Aquatic Managed Areas
*Now Florida Coastal Office

CAMR Clean Air Mercury Rule

CAPP Compliance Assistance Pilot Project

CAR Contamination Assessment Report

CARL Conservation and Recreation Lands

CCA Chromate Copper Arsenate (Treated Wood)

CCC Criterion Continuous Concentration

CCC Civilian Conservation Corps

CCCL Coastal Construction Control Line

CD Central District

CDC Center for Disease Control

CEI Compliance Evaluation Inspection

CEMS Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems

CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (Federal)

CERP Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan

CEU Continuing Education Unit

CFC Chlorofluorohydrocarbons

CFG Cross Florida Greenway

CFR Code of Federal Regulations

CI Complaint Inspection

CLM Contamination Locator Map

CMP Clean Marina Program

CO Consent Order

CRP Conceptual Reclamation Plan

CSI Compliance Sampling Inspection

CSO Citizen Support Organization

CVA Clean Vessel Act

CWA Clean Water Act

CWN Clean Water Network

CZMA Coastal Zone Management Act

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DACS Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

DARM Division of Air Resource Management (ARM)

DARP Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan

DAS Division of Administrative Services (ADM)

DATS Division of Administrative   Technical Services

DCA Department of Community Affairs
*Now Department of Economic Opportunity

DCSCP Dry Cleaning Solvent Cleanup Program

DEAR Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration

DEM Department of Emergency Management

DEP Department of Environmental Protection

DER Department of Environmental Regulation (merged with DNR in 1993 to create DEP)

DERM Department of Environmental Resource Management

DIST District

DLE Division of Law Enforcement

DMR Discharge Monitoring Report

DMS Department of Management Services

DNR Department of Natural Resource (merged with DER in 1993 to create DEP)

DOD Department of Defense

DOH Department of Health

DOI Department of Interior

DOS Department of State

DOT Department of Transportation

DRAM Division of Resource Assessment and Management
*No longer an active division

DRI Development of Regional Impact

DRP Division of Recreation and Parks (RP)

DSL Division of State Lands (SL)

DWM Division of Waste Management (WM)

DWRM Division of Water Resource Management (WRM)

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EA Environmental Assessment

EAR Environmental Assessment and Restoration (DEAR)

ECOS Environmental Council of the State (The purpose of ECOS is to improve the capability of State Environmental agencies and their leaders to protect and improve human health and the environment of the United States of America)

ECUA Emerald County Utilities Authority

EFA Everglades Forever Act

EIS Environmental Impact Statement

EM Ecosystem Management

EMA Ecosystem Management Area

EMF Electric and Magnetic Fields

EMIS Equipment Management Information Systems

ENP Everglades National Park

EOC Emergency Operations Center

EOG Executive Office of the Governor

EPA/USEPA Environmental Protection Agency (United States)

EPU Environmental Policy Unit (within EOG OPB)

ERC Environmental Regulation Commission

ERIA Everglades Restoration Investment Act

ERN Everglades Radio Network

ERP Environmental Resource Permitting

ERT Environmental Response Team

ESA Environmental Site Assessment

EXA Office of External Affairs

FAC/F.A.C. Florida Administrative Code

FCES Florida Cooperative Extension Service

FCMP Florida Coastal Management Program

FCO Florida Coastal Office
*Formerly CAMA

FCT Florida Communities Trust

FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency

FENI Florida Environmental Network, Inc.

FF Florida Forever

FGS Florida Geological Survey

FKNMS Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

FMP Florida Marine Patrol

FMRI Florida Marine Research Institute

FNAI Florida National Areas Inventory

FRDAP Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program

FRWA Florida Rural Water Association

FS / F.S. Florida Statutes

FSP Florida State Parks

FTP Florida Transportation Plan

FWCC Fish   Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC, FFWCC)

FWP Florida Water Plan

FYN Florida Yards   Neighborhoods

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GAPC Geographic Area of Particular Concern

GFWFC Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission
*Now Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

GIS Geographic Information System

GMP Gulf of Mexico Program

GOMA Gulf of Mexico Alliance

GRU Gainesville Regional Utilities

GSMFC Gulf State Marine Fisheries Compact

HAB Harmful Algal Bloom

HAPs Hazardous Air Pollutants

HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HMO Health Maintenance Organization

HOSP Help Our State Parks

HRGTF Hillsborough River Greenways Task Force

HSWA Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments (federal)

HuRA Human Resources Application (Tracking System)

HW Hazardous Waste

I I Inflow and Infiltration

ICTF Internal Communications Task Force

IFAS Institute of Food and Agricultural Services (University of Florida)

IG Inspector General

IITF Internal Improvement Trust Fund (Board of Trustees)

IPM Integrated Pest Management

ISO International Standards Organization

JCP Joint Coastal Permit

JPA Jacksonville Port Authority

KME Kraft Mill Effluent

LAMAC Land Acquisition and Management Advisory Council

LAT Latitude

LBR Legislative Budget Request

LDI Landscape Development Intensity

LGCP Local Government Comprehensive Plan

LID Low Impact Development

LIFE Learning In Florida's Environment

LONG Longitude

LUST Leaking Underground Storage Tanks

LWCF Land   Water Conservation Fund

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MACT Maximum Achievable Control Technology

MBtu Million British Thermal Units

MFC Marine Fisheries Commission (Merged into FWC in 1999)

MHWL Mean High Water Line

MMS Minerals Management Services

MOA Memorandum of Agreement

MPO Metropolitan Planning Organization

MR Marine Resources (merged into FWC in 1999)

MS4 Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System

MSSW Management   Storage of Surface Water

MW Mega Watt

NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standards

NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NCL Noncompliance Letter

NED Northeast District

NEPA National Environmental Policy Act

NERR National Estuarine Research Reserve

NESHAPs National Emissions Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants

NFA No Further Action

NGTPSA Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline Siting Act

NHC National Hurricane Center

NMFS National Marine Fisheries Services

NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOD Notice of Deficiency

NOV Notice of Violation

NPDES National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System

NPSP Non-Point Source Pollution

NRDC Natural Resources Defense Council

NSR New Source Review

NWD Northwest District

NWFWMD Northwest Florida Water Management District

OA Other Agency

OCA Office of Cabinet Affairs

OCS Outer Continental Shelf

OEE Office of Environmental Education
*No longer an active division

OER Office of Emergency Management

OFW Outstanding Florida Waters

OGC Office of General Counsel

OGT Office of Greenways   Trails

OHWL Ordinary High Water Line

OIG Office of Inspector General

OIP Office of Intergovernmental Programs

ONRW Outstanding National Resource Water

OPB Office of Policy and Budget (Governor’s Office)

OPPAGA Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability

OPS Other Personal Services

ORIS Office of Regulatory Information Systems

OSD Office of Staff Development

OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration

OSTDS On-site Sewage Treatment and Disposal System

OTIS Office of Technology and Information Services

OTTED Office of Tourism, Trade, and Economic (Governor’s Office)

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P2 Florida Pollution Prevention

P2000 Preservation 2000

PAI Performance Audit Inspection

PB2 Performance Based Program Budgeting

PBC Palm Beach County

PCC Policy Coordinating Committee

PCS Permit Compliance System

PEER Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility

PIRG Public Interest Research Group

PLSP Public Lands Stewardship Program

PMDC Performance Measures Data Collection

PPB Parts Per Billion

PPO Preferred Provider Organization

PPSA Power Plant Siting Act

PSD Prevention of Significant Deterioration

PSTA Periphyton Stormwater Treatment Area

QM Quality Manual

RACT Reasonable Available Control Technology

RAP Remedial Action Plan

RBCA Risk-based Corrective Action

RBW Receiving Body of Water

RCRA Resource Conservation   Recovery Act

REDI Rural Economic Development Initiative

RESTORE Act Resource and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast Act of 2012

RETAP Retired Engineers Technical Assistance Program

RI Reconnaissance Inspection

RICO Racketeering Influence   Corrupt Organization

RMA Resource Management Audit

RP Division of Recreation and Parks

RPC Regional Planning Council

RTP Recreational Trails Program

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SAB Safety Advisory Board

SAMAS State Automated Management and Accounting Subsystem

SCH State Clearing House

SCI Stream Condition Index

SCO Siting Coordination Office

SCP State Comprehensive Plan

SD South District

SDWA Safe Drinking Water Act

SEC Office of the Secretary

SED Southeast District

SES Selected Exempt Service

SFWMD South Florida Water Management District

SGGE Southern Golden Gate Estate

SI Office of Sustainable Initiatives

SIS Strategic Intermodal System

SJRWMD St. Johns River Water Management District

SL Division of State Lands

SLDP State Land Development Plan

SLER Submerged Lands and Environmental Resources

SLERP Submerged Lands and Environmental Resource Permitting

SMS Senior Management Service

SOA Specific Operating Agreement

SOP Standard Operating Procedure

SRF State Revolving Fund

SRPP Strategic Regional Policy Plan

SRWMD Suwannee River Water Management District

SRWT Suwannee River Wilderness Trail

SSAC Site Specific Alternative Criteria

STA Stormwater Treatment Areas

STORET Storage   Retrieval (Data Repository)

SUPER State Underground Petroleum Emergency Response

SWAMP Surface Water   Ambient Monitoring Program

SWAPP Source Water Assessment and Protection Program

SWD Southwest District

SWFWMD Southwest Florida Water Management District

SWIM Surface Water Improvement   Management

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TCDD Tetra Chloro Dibenzo-p-Dioxin

TCLP Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure

TECO Tampa Electric Company

TIITF Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund

TLSA Transmission Line Siting Act

TMDL Total Maximum Daily Loads

TQL Total Quality Leadership

UAA Use Attainability Analysis (WRM)

UIC Underground Injection Control

UMP Unit Management Plan

USACOE United States Army Corps of Engineers

USC United States Code

USGS United States Geological Survey

UST Underground Storage Tanks

UTM Universal Transverse Mercator

VOCs Volatile Organic Compounds

WAFR Wastewater Facility Regulation

WL Warning Letter

WM Division of Waste Management

WMD Water Management District

WQM Water Quality Management

WQMP Water Quality Management Plan

WRDA Water Resources Development Act

WRM Water Resource Management

WRP Wetland Resource Permitting

WSE Water Supply Environment

WWTF Wastewater Treatment Facility

WWTP Wastewater Treatment Plant

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Last updated: November 12, 2015

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