Appendix G
Acronyms and Abbreviations


ACLU

American Civil Liberties Union

ANFO

Ammonium nitrate and fuel oil

APA

American Pyrotechnics Association

ATF

(Bureau of) Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms


BCST

Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology


CMA

Chemical Manufacturers Association


FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

FBI

Federal Bureau of Investigation


IABTI

International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators

ICAO

International Civil Aviation Organization

IFDC

International Fertilizer Development Corporation

IME

Institute of Makers of Explosives

ISEE

International Society of Explosives Engineers


NAS

National Academy of Sciences

NAE

National Academy of Engineering

NMA

National Mining Association

NMAB

National Materials Advisory Board

NRA

National Rifle Association

NRC

National Research Council


OTA

Office of Technology Assessment


PCR

Polymerase chain reaction


SAAMI

Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers' Institute


TFI

The Fertilizer Institute

TNT

2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene



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