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Landfill Gas Primer - An Overview for Environmental Health Professionals

Appendix A: Acronyms

Historical Document

This document is provided by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) ONLY as an historical reference for the public health community. It is no longer being maintained and the data it contains may no longer be current and/or accurate.

  AIRS Aerometric Information Retrieval System
  ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
  C&D construction and demolition
  CAA Clean Air Act
  DOE U.S. Department of Energy
  EPA U. S. Environmental Protection Agency
  F Fahrenheit
  FTIR Fourier transform infrared
  IRIS Integrated Risk Information System
  LEL lower explosive level
  LMOP Landfill Methane Outreach Program
  µg/m3 micrograms per cubic meter
  mg/m3 milligrams per cubic meter
  MRL minimal risk level
  MSW municipal solid waste
  NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standards
  NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  NMOC non-methane organic compounds
  NSPS/EG New Source Performance Standards and Emissions Guidelines
  NTIS National Technical Information Service
  OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  ppb parts per billion
  ppm parts per million
  RBC risk-based concentration
  RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
  SWANA Solid Waste Association of North America
  UEL upper explosive limit

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