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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