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Acronyms

AMCV air monitoring comparison value
ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry
AutoGC auto gas chromatography
 
bcfd billion cubic feet per day
 
CAS Chemical Abstract Services
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 
DFW Dallas–Fort Worth
 
EIS environmental impact statement
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
 
GAO U.S. Government Accountability Office
GWP global warming potential
 
HAP hazardous air pollutant
HI hazard index
HIA health impact assessment
HQ hazard quotient
 
ICMM International Council on Mining and Metals
IFC International Finance Corporation
IOM Institute of Medicine
 
kWh kilowatt-hour
 
MCF thousand cubic feet
MSETC Marcellus Shale Education & Training Center


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142 HEALTH IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF SHALE GAS EXTRACTION NCEH National Center for Environmental Health NIEHS National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences NIH National Institutes of Health NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NORM naturally occurring radioactive material NOx nitrogen oxides NRC National Research Council OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration PM particulate matter ppb parts per billion RfC reference concentration SO2 sulfur dioxide STEPS Service, Transmission, Exploration, and Production Safety Network TCEQ Texas Commission on Environmental Quality USGS U.S. Geological Survey VMT vehicle miles traveled VOC volatile organic compound