40 CFR § 300.4 - Abbreviations.

§ 300.4 Abbreviations.

(a) Department and Agency Title Abbreviations:

ATSDR - Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
DOC - Department of Commerce
DOD - Department of Defense
DOE - Department of Energy
DOI - Department of the Interior
DOJ - Department of Justice
DOL - Department of Labor
DOS - Department of State
DOT - Department of Transportation
EPA - Environmental Protection Agency
FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency
GSA - General Services Administration
HHS - Department of Health and Human Services
NIOSH - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
OSHA - Occupational Health and Safety Administration
RSPA - Research and Special Programs Administration
USCG - United States Coast Guard
USDA - United States Department of Agriculture

Reference is made in the NCP to both the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the National Response Center. In order to avoid confusion, the NCP will spell out Nuclear Regulatory Commission and use the abbreviation “NRC” only with respect to the National Response Center.

(b) Operational Abbreviations:

ACP - Area Contingency Plan
ARARs - Applicable or Relevant and Appropriate Requirements
CERCLIS - CERCLA Information System
CRC - Community Relations Coordinator
CRP - Community Relations Plan
DRAT - District Response Advisory Team
DRG - District Response Group
ERT - Environmental Response Team
ESF - Emergency Support Function
FCO - Federal Coordinating Officer
FRERP - Federal Radiological Emergency Response Plan
FRP - Federal Response Plan
FS - Feasibility Study
HRS - Hazard Ranking System
LEPC - Local Emergency Planning Committee
NCP - National Contingency Plan
NPFC - National Pollution Funds Center
NPL - National Priorities List
NRC - National Response Center
NRS - National Response System
NRT - National Response Team
NSF - National Strike Force
NSFCC - National Strike Force Coordination Center
O&M - Operation and Maintenance
OSC - On-Scene Coordinator
OSLTF - Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund
PA - Preliminary Assessment
PIAT - Public Information Assist Team
RA - Remedial Action
RCP - Regional Contingency Plan
RD - Remedial Design
RERT - Radiological Emergency Response Team
RI - Remedial Investigation
ROD - Record of Decision
RPM - Remedial Project Manager
RRC - Regional Response Center
RRT - Regional Response Team
SAC - Support Agency Coordinator
SEMS - Superfund Enterprise Management System
SERC - State Emergency Response Commission
SI - Site Inspection
SMOA - Superfund Memorandum of Agreement
SONS - Spill of National Significance
SSC - Scientific Support Coordinator
SUPSALV - United States Navy Supervisor of Salvage
USFWS - United States Fish and Wildlife Service
[59 FR 47416, Sept. 15, 1994, as amended at 79 FR 65592, Nov. 5, 2014]