Appendix F
Acronyms and Abbreviations

ABET Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology

ACARP Australian Coal Association Research Program

ACR Australian Coal Research

ACT accelerated technology

AEO Annual Energy Outlook

AFBC atmospheric fluidized bed combustion

AML abandoned mine lands

BCR Bituminous Coal Research

BLM Bureau of Land Management

Btu British thermal unit

CAST Center for Advanced Separation Technology

CCPI Clean Coal Power Initiative

CCS carbon capture and sequestration (alt. carbon capture and storage)

CCTDP Clean Coal Technology Demonstration Program

CP carbon price

CRCMining Cooperative Research Centre for Mining

CTL coal-to-liquids

CURC Coal Utilization Research Council

DoD Department of Defense

DOE Department of Energy

DOE-EERE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (DOE)

DOE-EIA Energy Information Administration (DOE)

DOE-FE Office of Fossil Energy (DOE)

DOE-OE Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (DOE)



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Coal Research and Development: to Support National Energy Policy Appendix F Acronyms and Abbreviations ABET Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ACARP Australian Coal Association Research Program ACR Australian Coal Research ACT accelerated technology AEO Annual Energy Outlook AFBC atmospheric fluidized bed combustion AML abandoned mine lands BCR Bituminous Coal Research BLM Bureau of Land Management Btu British thermal unit CAST Center for Advanced Separation Technology CCPI Clean Coal Power Initiative CCS carbon capture and sequestration (alt. carbon capture and storage) CCTDP Clean Coal Technology Demonstration Program CP carbon price CRCMining Cooperative Research Centre for Mining CTL coal-to-liquids CURC Coal Utilization Research Council DoD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy DOE-EERE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (DOE) DOE-EIA Energy Information Administration (DOE) DOE-FE Office of Fossil Energy (DOE) DOE-OE Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (DOE)

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Coal Research and Development: to Support National Energy Policy DOI Department of the Interior DOL Department of Labor DRB Demonstrated Reserve Base EC European Commission EIA Energy Information Administration (DOE) EOR enhanced oil recovery EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency EPRI Electric Power Research Institute ERDA Energy Research and Development Administration ERR Estimated Recoverable Reserves FGD flue gas desulfurization FP fuel price FY fiscal year GDP gross domestic product GHG greenhouse gas GIS geographic information system GRE Great River Energy Gt gigaton GW gigawatt IEA International Energy Agency IGCC integrated gasification combined cycle IOF Industry of the Future IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IWUB Inland Waterways Users Board MSHA Mine Safety and Health Administration Mt megaton NCEP National Commission on Energy Policy NCRA National Coal Resource Assessment NEMS National Energy Modeling System NETL National Energy Technology Laboratory NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NMA National Mining Association NSF National Science Foundation O&G oil and gas O&M operations and maintenance OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ORD Office of Research and Development (EPA) OSM Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement PC pulverized coal PNNL Pacific Northwest National Laboratory PPII Power Plant Improvement Initiative PRB Powder River Basin R&D research and development

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Coal Research and Development: to Support National Energy Policy RD&D research, development, and demonstration RRAM Recoverable Reserves at Active Mines SMCRA Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act SNG substitute natural gas (also known as synthetic natural gas) UIC Underground Injection Control UMWA United Mine Workers of America UNECE United Nations Economic Commission for Europe USACE U.S. Army Corp of Engineers USBM U.S. Bureau of Mines USGS U.S. Geological Survey WEC World Energy Council WEO World Energy Outlook WETO World Energy, Technology, and Climate Policy Outlook