Acronyms and Abbreviations


AR&ET

Advanced Research and Environmental Technologies

ARIES

Aerosol Research Inhalation Epidemiology Study

ASACA

Assessment of Spatial Aerosol Composition in Atlanta


BRAVO

Big Bend Regional Aerosol and Visibility Observational


CASAC

Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee

CASTNet

Clean Air Status and Trends Network

CMB

chemical mass balance

CUF

Cumberland Fossil Plant


DOE-FE

U.S. Department of Energy Office of Fossil Energy


EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

EPRI

Electric Power Research Institute


FETC

Federal Energy Technology Center

FRM

Federal Reference Method


IMPROVE

Interagency Monitoring of Protected Environments


MTI

McDermott Technologies, Inc.


NAAQS

National Ambient Air Quality Standard

NAPAP

National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program

NARSTO

North American Research Strategy for Tropospheric Ozone

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOx

oxides of nitrogen

NRC

National Research Council

NSPS

New Source Performance Standard


OCDO

Ohio Coal Development Office


Pb

lead

PM

particulate matter

PM2.5

particulate matter with an aerodynamic diameter less than 2.5 micrometers

PM10

particulate matter with an aerodynamic diameter less than 10 micrometers


SEARCH

Southeastern Aerosol Research and Characterization

SIP

state implementation plan

TSP

total suspended particulates


TVA

Tennessee Valley Authority


UORVP

Upper Ohio River Valley Project

μm

micrometers

μg/m3

micrograms per cubic meter



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Review of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Fossil Energy's Research Plan for Fine Particulates Acronyms and Abbreviations AR&ET Advanced Research and Environmental Technologies ARIES Aerosol Research Inhalation Epidemiology Study ASACA Assessment of Spatial Aerosol Composition in Atlanta BRAVO Big Bend Regional Aerosol and Visibility Observational CASAC Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee CASTNet Clean Air Status and Trends Network CMB chemical mass balance CUF Cumberland Fossil Plant DOE-FE U.S. Department of Energy Office of Fossil Energy EPA Environmental Protection Agency EPRI Electric Power Research Institute FETC Federal Energy Technology Center FRM Federal Reference Method IMPROVE Interagency Monitoring of Protected Environments MTI McDermott Technologies, Inc. NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standard NAPAP National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program NARSTO North American Research Strategy for Tropospheric Ozone NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOx oxides of nitrogen NRC National Research Council NSPS New Source Performance Standard OCDO Ohio Coal Development Office Pb lead PM particulate matter PM2.5 particulate matter with an aerodynamic diameter less than 2.5 micrometers PM10 particulate matter with an aerodynamic diameter less than 10 micrometers SEARCH Southeastern Aerosol Research and Characterization SIP state implementation plan TSP total suspended particulates TVA Tennessee Valley Authority UORVP Upper Ohio River Valley Project μm micrometers μg/m3 micrograms per cubic meter