Glossary of Terms

Agencies
NYSDEC, NYSDOH and USEPA from 1991 to 2019
Agency
NYSDEC from 2019 to present
AOC
Administrative Order on Consent
ATSDR
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
CAMU
Corrective Action Management Unit
CAO
Corrective Action Objective
CAP
Middleport Community Advisory Panel
CDC
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CFR
Code of Federal Regulations
CMA
Corrective Measures Alternative
CMI
Corrective Measures Implementation
CMS
Corrective Measures Study
COI
constituent of interest
COPEC
constituent of potential ecological concern
CSF
cancer slope factor
CMS
conceptual site model
DER
Division of Environmental Remediation
DSOB
Draft Statement of Basis
EC
engineering control
EPC
exposure point concentration
ESI
Eastern Surface Impoundment
FEMA
Federal Emergency Management Agency
FMC
FMC Corporation
FWRIA
Fish and Wildlife Resource Impact Analysis
HHRA
Human Health Risk Assessment
HQ
Hazard Quotient
HVA
Home Value Assurance Program
IC
institutional control
ICM
Interim Corrective Measure
IRM
Interim Remedial Measure
LOAEL
Lowest Observed Adverse Effect Level
MCIG
Middleport Community Input Group
mg/kg
milligrams per kilogram
NOAEL
No Observed Adverse Effect Level
NPDES
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
NWP
Nationwide Permit
NYCRR
Compilation of the Rules and Regulations of the State of New York
NYSDEC
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
NYSDOH
New York State Department of Health
OU
Operable Unit
RCRA
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
RfC
reference concentration
RFI
RCRA Facility Investigation
RME
Reasonable Maximum Exposure
SCO
Soil Cleanup Objective
SPDES
State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
SWPPP
Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan
TCEQ
Texas Commission of Environmental Quality
URF
unit risk factor
USACE
United States Army Corps of Engineers
USEPA
United States Environmental Protection Agency
WSI
Western Surface Impoundment
WTP
water treatment plant
WWTP
waste water treatment plant

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