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38 Acronyms AB32 Assembly Bill 32 (California) GHG Greenhouse gas AEDT Aviation Environmental Design Tool GJ Giga joules AERO2K The EC's Global Aircraft Emissions Inventory GSE Ground support equipment Model/Project GTP Global temperature potential ALP Airport Layout Plan GWP Global warming potential APU Auxiliary power unit g-bhp-hr Grams per brake horsepower hour AVI Automatic Vehicle Identification H2O Water BFFM2 Boeing Fuel Flow Method 2 HAP Hazardous air pollutant Btu British thermal unit HFC Hydrofluorocarbons C Carbon ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization CAEP Committee on Aviation Environmental ICCAIA International Coordinating Council for Aero- Protection space Industries Associations CARB California Air Resources Board ICLEI International Council for Local Environmental CCP Climate Protection Program of ICLEI Initiatives CEQ Council on Environmental Quality IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change CEQA California Environmental Quality Act kWh Kilowatt hour CFR Code of Federal Regulations LPG Liquefied petroleum gas CH4 Methane LTO Landing and takeoff CNG Compressed natural gas MEPA Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act CO Carbon monoxide Mini-NEPA State equivalents of the National Environ- CO2 Carbon dioxide mental Policy Act (such as MEPA, CEQA), etc. CO2e Carbon dioxide equivalent mmBtu Million British thermal units DLR Deutsche Forschungsanstalt fur Luft- and MMT Million metric tons per year Raumfahrt MOBILE EPA's Mobile Source Emissions Model EC European Commission MOVES Motor Vehicle Emissions Simulator EDMS Emissions and Dispersion Modeling System MSW Municipal solid waste EF Emission factor MTCE Metric tons of carbon equivalent EI Emission index MTCO2E Metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent EIA Energy Information Administration of the MWh Megawatt hour Department of Energy N2O Nitrous oxide EIR Environmental Impact Report NEG/ECP New England Governors and Eastern Canadian EMFAC CARB's Mobile Source Emission Factor Model Premiers FB Fuel burn NEPA National Environmental Policy Act FOA First Order Approximation NMHC Non-methane hydrocarbons FOI Swedish Defense Research Agency NMOG Non-methane organic gases ft3 Cubic feet NMVOC Non-methane volatile organic compounds GAV Ground access vehicle NO2 Nitrogen dioxide

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39 NONROAD EPA's Non-Road Equipment Emissions Model SMF Sacramento International Airport NOx Nitrogen oxides SN Smoke number O3 Ozone SOx Sulfur oxides OD Origin-destination TCR The Climate Registry OFFROAD CARB's Off-Road Equipment Emissions Model THC Total Hydrocarbons PFC Passenger facility charges TJ Tera joules PFC Perfluorocarbons TOG Total organic gases PM Particulate matter TPY Short tons per year PM2.5 Particulate matter with aerodynamic diameters TTN Technology Transfer Network less than 2.5 m UNEP United Nations Environment Programme PM10 Particulate matter with aerodynamic diameters UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on less than 10 m Climate Change POV Privately owned vehicle USEPA United States Environmental Protection RF Radiative forcing Agency RFI Radiative forcing index VOC Volatile organic compounds SAGE System for assessing aviation's global emissions WRI World Resources Institute SCP Seattle Climate Partnership WBCSD World Business Council for Sustainable SEPA Washington State Environmental Policy Act Development