List of Acroynms Used

AuthorMargaret 'Peggy' Strand/Lowell Rothschild
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ANPRM Advanced Notice of Proposed
APA Administrative Procedure Act
ASCS Agricultural Stabilization and
Conservation Service
ASWM Association of State Wetland
Managers, Inc.
ATF after-the-fact
BMP best management practice
CBM coa l bed methane
CBRS Coastal Barrier Resource System
CCEP Comprehensive Conservation
Enhancement Plan
CEQ President’s Council on Environmental
Corps U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
CRP Conservation Reserve Program
CWA Clean Water Act
CZAR A Coastal Zone Act Reauthorization
CZMA Coastal Zone Management Act
DNR Department of Natural Resources
DOI Department of the Interior
DOJ Department of Justice
EA environmental assessment
ECARP Environmental Conservation Acreage
ELI Environmental Law Institute
EO Executive Order
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
EQIP Environmental Quality Incentives
ESA Enda ngered Species Act
FEMA Federal Emergency Management
FERC Federal Energy Regulatory
FHwA Federal Highway Administration
FONSI nding of no signicant impact
FSA Food Security Act of 1985
FWCA Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act
FWP Farmable Wetland Program
FWPCA Federal Water Pollution Control Act
FWS U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
GAO Government Accountability Oce,
formerly General Accounting Oce
GRP Grassland Reserve Program
HEP Habitat Evaluation Procedure
IP individual permit
IRT Interagency Review Team
JD jurisdictional determination
LOP letter of permission
MOA memorandum of agreement
MOU memorandum of understanding
NAD National Appeals Division
(Department of Agriculture)
NAS National Academy of Sciences
NEPA National Environmental Policy Act
NFIP National Flood Insu rance Program
NFSM National Food Security Act Ma nual
NHPA National Historic Preservation Act
NIF navigable-in-fact
NNPS National Nonpoint Source
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric
NPDES national pollutant discharge
elimination system
NPS National Park Ser vice
NRC National Resource Council
NRCS Natural Resource Conservation Service
NTCHS National Technical Committee for
Hydric Soils
NTHP National Trust for Historic
NWI National Wetlands Inventory
OMB Oce of Management and Budget
OSM Oce of Surface Mining
PEIS progra mmatic environmental impact
RA Regional Administrator (of EPA)
RCRA Resource Conservation and Recover y
RGL regulatory guidance letter
RHA Rivers and Harbors Act
ROD record of decision
SAMP Special Area Management Plan
SEP supplemental environmental project
SMCRA Surface Mining Control and
Reclamation Act
SOF statement of ndings
SPGP State Progra m General Permit
SWANCC Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook
County v. Corps of Engineers
TEA-21 Transportation Equity Act for the 21st
TMDL tota l maximum dai ly load
USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture
WHIP Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program
WQC Water Quality Control
WRDA Water Resources Development Act
WRP Wetlands Reserve Program

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