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Enforcement

Summary of Criminal Prosecutions - Abbreviations

This document provides a brief list of Environmental statutes and terms and their corresponding abbreviation as used in the Summary of Criminal Prosecutions.

The Environmental Protection Agency was created by combining Federal programs from various agencies through Reorganization Plan Number 3 of 1970. EPA

Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7401, et seq.

State Implementation Plan
A laser that measures the opacity of emissions
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants

CAA

SIP
Lidar
NESHAPS

Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1251, et seq.

Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships
Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972
National Pollution Discharge Elimination System

CWA

APPS
FWPCA
NPDES

Safe Drinking Water Act, 42 U.S.C. 300f, et seq.

Underground injection control

SDWA

UIC

Marine Protection Research and Sanctuaries Act, 33 U.S.C. 1401, et seq.

Ocean Dumping

Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act, 7 U.S.C. 136, et seq.

FIFRA

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976, 42 U.S.C. 6901, et seq.

Solid Waste Disposal Act
Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments of 1984

RCRA

SWDA
HSWA

Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976, 15 U.S.C. 2601, et seq.

Polychlorinated Biphenyl
Premanufacturing notice

TSCA

PCB
PMN

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act "Superfund" of 1980, 42 U.S.C. 9601, et seq.

Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act
"Cost Recovery" from "potentially responsible parties"
National Priorities List
National Oil and Hazardous Substances Contingency Plan

CERCLA

SARA
PRP
NPL
NCP

Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986, 42 U.S.C. 11001, et seq. EPCRA

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