Glossary

Glossary of Terms and Acronyms

AACS – Alabama Association of Convenience Stores

AEM – Advanced Environmental Management, Inc.

AOA – Alabama Oilmen’s Association

ASTM –

BOD – Biological Oxygen Demand

BTEX – Benzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene and Xylene

CAP – Corrective Action Plan

CERCLA – Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

CME-45 –

COD – Chemical Oxygen Demand

CSR – Compliance Status Reports

EISOPQAM – Environmental Investigations Standard Operating Procedures and Qualtiy Assurance Manual

EPA – Environmental Protection Agency

EPD – Environmental Protection Division (Georgia see also GEPD)

FID –

GACS – Georgia Association of Convenience Stores

GCOC – Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce

GEPD – Georgia Environmental Protection Division

GTEC – Georgia Tank and Equipment Contractor’s Association

HAZWOPPER –

HSI – Hazardous Site Inventory

HSRA –

ISC – Initial Site Characterization

LMOP – Landfill Monitoring Outreach Program

MSWL – Municipal Solid Waste Landfill

NPDES –

NREP – National Registry of Environmental Professionals

NRCS – Natural Resources Conservation Service

NWWA - 

OVA – Organic Vapor Analyzer

OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Agency

P.G. – Principal Geologist

P.E. – Principal Engineer

PID – Photo Ionization Detector

POTW –

RCRA –

REM – Registered Environmental Manager

RFP – Request for Proposal

SOP – Standard Operating Procedure(s)

SPCC – Spill Prevention Countermeasure & Control (plan)

SVE –

SWANA – Solid Waste Association of North America

TDS – Total Dissolved Solids

TPH – Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons

USGS – United States Geological Survey

UST – Underground Storage Tank

VOC’s – Volatile Organic Concentrations

Environmental Images

A typical closed landfill requires continuous maintenance. Here bare areas are photographed and reseeding is recommended to the owner.A typical closed landfill requires continuous maintenance. Here bare areas are photographed and reseeding is recommended to the owner.
A typical closed landfill requires continuous maintenance. Here bare areas are photographed and reseeding is recommended to the owner.