Acronyms

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AAC Alaska Administrative Code ACMP Alaska Coastal Management Program ACS Alaska Clean Seas ADEC Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation ADF&G Alaska Department of Fish and Game ADNR Alaska Department of Natural Resources AFER Alaska Forum for Environmental Responsibility AIMS Alaska Incident Management System AMOP Arctic & Marine Oil Spill Program (Technical Seminar) ANC Anchorage ANS Alaska North Slope -or- Aquatic Nuisance Species ANSTF Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force ANWR Arctic National Wildlife Reserve APSC Alyeska Pipeline Service Company ARRT Alaska Regional Response Team AS Alaska Statute ATC Alaska Tanker Company ATOM Alyeska Tactical Oil Spill Model AQ Air Quality AWRTA Alaska Wilderness Recreation & Tourism Association BAT Best Available Technology BBL Barrel (42 Gallons = 1 bbl) BGC  Board Governance Committee - (PWSRCAC Committee) BTEX Benzene, Toluine, Ethylbenzine, Xyline BLM Bureau of Land Management BOO  Barge of Opportunity BMPP Best Management Practices Plan BP British Petroleum BTT Biological Treatment Tanks BWT(F) Ballast Water Treatment (Facility) C-Plan Contingency Plan CAA Clean Air Act CAC Chugach Alaska Corporation CAOS Coastal Alaska Observing System CDFU Cordova District Fishermen United CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act CEWAF  Chemically Enhanced Water Accomodated Fraction CFR Code of Federal Regulations CIP Community Impacts Planning CIRCAC Cook Inlet Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council CISPRI Cook Inlet Spill Prevention and Response, Incorporated CMT Crisis Management Team COA Condition of Approval COSRS Community Oil Spill Response System COTP Captain of the Port (USCG) CPRS Contingency Plan Review Streamlining CWA Clean Water Act DAF Dissolved Air Flotation DEIS Draft Environmental Impact Statement DES Division of Emergency Services DMR Discharge Monitoring Report DNV Det Norske Veritas – Norwegian QA consultant DOI U.S. Department of the Interior DOT U.S. Department of Transportation DR&R Dismantling, Removal and Restoration DTTS Disabled Tanker Towing Study DWT Deadweight Tons EIA Environment Impact Assessment EIS Environmental Impact Statement EOC Emergency Operations Center EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency EPPR  Emergency Prevention Preparedness and Response ERB Emergency Response Building ERP Emergency Response Plan ERV Escort Response Vessel ETT Enhanced Tractor Tug EVOS Exxon Valdez Oil Spill EVOSTC Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustees Council FBU Fairbanks Business Unit, Alyeska FOIA Freedom of Information Act FONSI Finding of No Significant Impact FOSC Federal On-Scene Coordinator FWPCA Federal Water Pollution Prevention and Control Act GAO General Accounting Office GIS Global Information System GOA Gulf of Alaska GPS Global Positioning System GRS Geographical Response Strategies HAPs Hazardous Air Pollutants HAZWOPER Hazardous Waste Operation and Emergency Response HERO Hinchinbrook Entrance Response Options IAP Incident Action Plan IAP2 International Association of Public Participation ICCOPR  Interagency Coordinating Committee Oil Pollution Research IC Incident Command ICS Incident Command System IMO International Maritime Organization IMT Incident Management Team IOSC International Oil Spill Conference ISAC Invasive Species Advisory Committee IWWS Industrial Waste Water System JIC Joint Information Center JPO Joint Pipeline Office LEPC Local Emergency Planning Committee LAC Legislative Affairs Committee – (PWSRCAC Committee) LIO Legislative Information Office LOSC Local On-Scene Coordinator LRP Long Range Plan LTEMP Long Term Environmental Monitoring Program MAC Multi-stakeholder Agency Committee MARPOL International Convention for Prevention of Pollution from Ships MEPC Marine Environmental Protection Committee (IMO) MMS Minerals Management Service MOA Memorandum of Agreement MOU Memorandum of Understanding MSO Marine Safety Office MSDS Material Safety Data Sheets NEPA National Environmental Policy Act NESHAP-OLD National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants – Organic Liquid Distribution NIIMS National Interagency Incident Management System NIS Non-Indigenous Species NISA National Invasive Species Act NOAA National Oceanographic & Atmospheric Administration NOBOB No Ballast on Board NPDES National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NPREP National Preparedness & Response Exercise Program NRDA Natural Resource Damage Assessment NSF National Science Foundation NVIC Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular OCC Operations Control Center OHMSETT Oil and Hazardous Materials Simulate Environmental Test Tank OSC On-Scene Coordinator OMS Oil Movements and Storage OPA 90 Oil Pollution Act of 1990 OSC  On Scene Coordinator OSPR Oil Spill Prevention and Response Committee (PWSRCAC Committee) OSREC Oil Spill Region Environmental Coalition OSRI Oil Spill Recovery Institute OSRL Oil Spill Response Limited OSRO Oil Spill Response Organization OSRV Oil Spill Response Vessel PAH Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon POD Physical Oceanography Data POVTS Port Operations and Vessel Traffic System (PWSRCAC Committee) PPE Personal Protective Equipment PRAC Primary Response Action Contractor PRT Prevention and Response Tug PS Pump Station PTP Prevention Through People PV Power Vapor PWS Prince William Sound PWSAC Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corporation PWSCC Prince William Sound Community College PWSEDC Prince William Sound Economic Development Council PWSRAS Prince William Sound Risk Assessment Study PWSRCAC Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council PWSSC Prince William Sound Science Center PWSTA Prince William Sound Tanker Association RC Response Centers RCAC Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council RCM Reliability Centered Maintenance RFAI Request for Additional Information RFI Request for Information RFP Request for Proposal RFQ Request for Qualifications RMROL Realistic Maximum Response Operational Limits RNA Regulated Navigation Area RPG Response Planning Group RP Responsible Party RPOSC Responsible Party’s On-Scene Coordinator RPS Response Planning Standard RRT Regional Response Team RSC Regional Stakeholder Committee SAC Scientific Advisory Committee (PWSRCAC Committee) SCAT Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Team SERC State Emergency Response Commission -or- Smithsonian Environmental Research Center SERVS Ship Escort/Response Vessel System SETAC Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry SOS Seldovia Oil Spill Response SOSC State On-Scene Coordinator SPAR Spill Prevention and Response – A division within ADEC SRP Scientific Response Plan ST Strike Team SWAPA Southwest Alaska Pilots Association TAG Technical Advisory Group TAPS Trans-Alaska Pipeline System TCC Tatitlek Chenega Chugach TF Task Force TOEM Terminal Operations & Environmental Monitoring (PWSRCAC Committee) TOO  Tanker Of Opportunity TROG Total Recoverable Oil and Grease TVCS Tanker Vapor Control System UP  Unified Plan USCG United States Coast Guard USF&WS United States Fish & Wildlife Service VBU Valdez Business Unit, Alyeska VDZ Valdez VERP Prince William Sound Vessel Escort & Response Plan VEOC Valdez Emergency Operations Center VMT Valdez Marine Terminal VOCs Volatile Organic Compounds VTC Vessel Traffic Center VTS Vessel Traffic System WAF  Water Accommodated Fraction XCOM PWSRCAC Executive Committee
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