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AASHTO American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials

ACE

Army Corps of Engineers

ACS American Community Survey

ACP

Agricultural Conservation Program

ADA Americans with Disabilities Act
AEM Agricultural Environmental Management
AFV Alternative Fuel Vehicle
Ag & Mkts NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets

AFT

American Farmland Trust

AHMP All-Hazard Mitigation Plan
AHP Assisted Home Performance
AICP American Institute of Certified Planners
AMPO Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations
APA American Planning Association

ASCS

Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service

AVL Advanced Vehicle Loading

 

 

BBS Batavia Bus Service
BCWC Black Creek Watershed Coalition
BEA Bureau of Economic Analysis (US Department of Commerce)
BID Business Improvement District

BLM

Bureau of Land Management

BM Benchmark

BMP

Best Management Practice

BOA Brownfield Opportunity Area

BOD

Biochemical Oxygen Demand

BPI Building Performance Institute
BR&P RR Buffalo, Rochester, and Pittsburgh Railroad

 

 

CAA Clean Air Act

CAFO

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation

CATS Canandian-American Transportation Systems or Canandaigua Area Transportation System
CARE Community Action for a Renewed Environment
CBD Central Business District

CBS

Chemical Bulk Storage

CCE

Cornell Cooperative Extension

CDRPC

Capital District Regional Planning Commission

CEDS

Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy

CEM Community Environmental Management

CEI

Center for Environmental Information

CEO Code Enforcement Officer

CERCLA

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation & Liability Act

CGPC

Common Good Planning Center

CIP Canadian Institute of Planners

CLWN

Cayuga Lake Watershed Network

CMAQ Congestion Mitigation Air Quality
CMS Congestion Management System
CNG Compressed Natural Gas
CNU Congress for New Urbanism

CNYRPDB

Central New York Regional Planning & Development Board

COB Close of Business
COMIDA County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency
Comp Plan Comprehensive Plan

CPA

Conservation Priority Area

CPESC Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control

CREP

Conservation Reserve Enrollment Program

CRP

Conservation Reserve Program

CRS Community Rating System (see NFIP)

CSGWPP

Comprehensive State Ground Water Protection Program

CSO

Combined Sewage Overflow

CWS

Community Water System

CWA

Clean Water Act

CWSRF

Clean Water Act State Revolving Fund

CZARA

Coastal Zone Act Reauthorization Amendments

 

 

DBP

Disinfections By-Products

D&C Democrat & Chronicle
DHS Department of Homeland Security
DL&W RR Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad

DMA

Disaster Mitigation Act

DOD

Department of Defense

DOE

Department of Energy

DOI

Department of Interior

DOT

Department of Transportation

DWSRF

Drinking Water State Revolving Fund

 

 

EDA

Economic Development Administration (US Department of Commerce)

EDAC

G/FLRPC Economic Development Advisory Committee

EDD Economic Development District
EFC Environmental Facilities Corporation
EIA Environmental Information Administration (USDOE)

EIS

Environmental Impact Statement

EMC

Environmental Management Council

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

EPCRA

Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act

EPF Environmental Protection Fund
EQIP Environmental Quality Improvement Program
ESCO Energy Service Company

ESD

Empire State Development (NYS Dept. of Economic Development)

ESF SUNY Environmental Science & Forestry
ESM Eastman School of Music

ESRI

Environmental Systems Research Institute

EZ Empire Zone
   

FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
FHWA Federal Highway Administration

FIFRA

Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act

FIRM Flood Insurance Rate Map

FLA

Finger Lakes Association

FLCC Finger Lakes Community College
FLI Finger Lakes Institute

FLLOWPA

Finger Lakes Lake Ontario Watershed Protection Alliance

FLPAC Finger Lakes Performing Arts Center

FOLA

Federation of Lake Associations

FSA

Farm Service Agency

FTA Federal Transit Administration
FY Fiscal Year

 

 

GBNRTC Greater Buffalo Niagara Regional Transportation Council
GCC Genesee Community College

GIS

Geographic Information Systems

GIS/SIG

Geographic Information System Special Interest Group

GITA

Geospatial Information & Technology Association

G/FLRPC

Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council

GOSC Governors Office for Small Cities
GPS Global Positioning System
GRE Greater Rochester Enterprise
GRIA Greater Rochester International Airport
GTC Genesee Transportation Council

GWDR

Ground Water Disinfection Rule

G&W RR Genesee & Wyoming Railroad

 

 

Haz Mat Hazardous materials

HMGP

Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

HOCCPP

Herkimer-Oneida Counties Comprehensive Planning Program

HOV High Occupancy Vehicle
HTBC High Tech Business Council
HUD US Department of Housing and Urban Development
HVAC Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

HVRC

Hudson Valley Regional Council

 

 

IA

Inter-municipal Agreement

IDA Industrial Development Agency
IJC International Joint Commission

IO

Inter-municipal Organization

ISO Independent System Operator
ISTEA Intermodal Surface Transportation and Efficiency Act of 1991
ITS Intelligent Transportation Systems

IUP

Intended Use Plan

IWI

Index of Watershed Indicators

 

 

KLA Keuka Lake Association
KWIC Keuka Lake Watershed Improvement Cooperative
LATS Livingston Area Transportation Service

LCLGRPDB

Lake Champlain-Lake George Regional Planning & Development Board

LED Local Employment Dynamics, light emitting diode
LEED Green Building Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
LRTP Long Range Transportation Plan
LVRR Lehigh Valley Railroad
LWRP Local Waterfront Revitalization Plan

 

 

MAG Memorial Art Gallery
MCC Monroe Community College

MCL

Maximum Contaminant Level

MCLG

Maximum Contaminant Level Goal

MCWA Monroe County Water Authority

MOSF

Major Oil Storage Facility

MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MPO Metropolitan Planning Organization
MSA Metropolitan Statistical Area
MSSSS (MS4) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System

 

 

NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standards

NACO

National Association of Counties

NADO

National Association of Development Organizations

NAICS

North American Industrial Classification System

NARC

National Association of Regional Councils

NBN Neighbors Building Neighborhoods

NCWS

Non-Community Water System

NEP

National Estuary Program

NEPA

National Environmental Policy Act

NET Neighborhood Empowerment Team

NFIP

National Flood Insurance Program

NHS National Historic Site
NIMA National Imagery & Mapping Agency

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOI Notice of Intent
NOT Notice of Termination
NPDES National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System

NPS

Non-point Source

NRCS

Natural Resources Conservation Service

NYBDC New York Business Development Corporation
NYC New York City
NYCRR New York Central Railroad
NYFB New York Farm Bureau
NYS New York State

NYS ARC

New York State Association of Regional Councils

NYS DAM New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets

NYS DEC

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

NYS DOS

New York State Department of State

NYS DOH

New York State Department of Health

NYS DOT

New York State Department of Transportation

NYSERDA

New York State Energy Research and Development Agency

NYS ORPS

New York State Office of Real Property Services

NYS OPRHP

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historical Preservation

NYS OSC

New York State Office of the State Comptroller

NYSTA New York State Thruway Authority

 

 

OCWC

Oatka Creek Watershed Committee

OPRHP Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation
ORPS Office of Real Property Services (see also NYSORPS)
OSC Office of the State Comptroller (see also NYSOSC)

OSM

Office of Surface Mining

OWWT On-site wastewater treatment

 

 

PB Planning Board

PBS

Petroleum Bulk Storage

PCC

G/FLRPC Planning Coordination Committee

pdf Portable Document Format
PIRG Public Interest Research Group
PO Purchase Order
PON Program Opportunity Notice
PSA Public Service Announcement
PSC Public Service Commission
PUMS Public Use Microdata Sample
PUD Planned Unit Development

PWL

Priority Waterbodies List

PWS

Public Water System

PV Photovoltaic
QA/QC Quality assurance/quality control

 

 

RCRA

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

R&D Research and Development

RDC

Regional Development Corporation

RDDC Rochester Downtown Development Corporation
REAP Residential Energy Assistance Program
RFP Request for Proposals
RGRTA Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority
RHBA Rochester Home Builders Association

RIBS

Rotating Intensive Basin Study

RIT Rochester Institute of Technology

RLF

Revolving Loan Fund (G/FLRPC RLF)

RLUIPA Religious Land Use Institutionalized Persons Act

RMP

Resource Management Plan

RMSC Rochester Museum and Science Center
ROW Right of way
RPO Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
RPS Renewable Portfolio Standard
RR Railroad
RRCDC Rochester Regional Community Design Center
RTOC Rochester Traffic Operations Center
RTS Regional Transit Service

 

 

SAFETEA-LU Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users
SBA Small Business Administration
SBC Systems Benefit Charge

SCS

Soil Conservation Service

SDWA

Safe Drinking Water Act

SDWIS

Safe Drinking Water Information System

SEMO State Emergency Management Office

SEQRA

State Environmental Quality Review Act

SHPO State Historic Preservation Office

SIC

Standard Industrial Classification

SLAP5 Seneca Lake Area Partners in the 5 Counties of the Seneca Lake Watershed

SMP

State Management Plan

SOW Statement of Work

SPDES

State Pollution Discharge Elimination System

SSA

Sole Source Aquifer

STERPDB

Southern Tier East Regional Planning & Development Board

STCRPDB

Southern Tier Central Regional Planning & Development Board

STWRPDB

Southern Tier West Regional Planning & Development Board

STORET

Storage and Retrieval U.S. Waterways data system

STP

Sewage Treatment Plant

SU Syracuse University

SUNY

State University of New York

SUNY ESF State University of New York Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF)

SWAP

Source Water Assessment Program

SWCD

Soil and Water Conservation District

SWCP

State Wetlands Conservation Plan

SWP

Source Water Protection

SWPPP Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan
SWTR Surface Water Treatment Rule

 

 

TAZ

Transportation Analysis Zone

TEA-21 Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century
TIP Transportation Improvement Plan

TLRP

Transportation Long Range Plan

TMA

Transportation Management Area

TMDL

Total Maximum Daily Load

TOD Transit Oriented Development

TOT

Time-of-Travel

TPA

Tourism Promotion Agency

TPL Trust for Public Land

TRI

Toxic Release Inventory

 

 

UB University of Buffalo (SUNY Buffalo)

UIC

Underground Injection Control

UDC Unified Planning Work Program Development Committee

UPWP

Unified Planning Work Program

U of R University of Rochester

USDA

United States Department of Agriculture

USDOE United States Department of Energy
USDOT United States Department of Transportation

USEPA

United States Environmental Protection Agency

USGS

United States Geological Survey

UST

Underground Storage Tank

UTM Universal Transverse Mercator
UV Ultraviolet

UWA

Unified Watershed Assessment

   
VOC Volatile Organic Compound

 

 

WATS Wayne Area Transportation Service

WEC

Water Education Collaborative

WHP

Wellhead Protection Program

WHPA

Wellhead Protection Area

WIRED Workforce Innovation in Regional Economic Development
WMP Watershed Management Plan
WNY Western New York
WPEP Wind Power Education Project
WQ Water Quality

WQCC

Water Quality Coordinating Committee

WQIP Water Quality Improvement Program

WQMA

Water Quality Management Agency

WRAPS Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy
WRB Water Resources Board
WYTS Wyoming Transportation Service
ZBA Zoning Board of Appeals
ZEO Zoning Enforcement Officer

 

 

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Last Modified:  September 15, 2010