Quad Cities Sub-area Contingency Plan

Appendix A: Acronyms and Abbreviations
AC Area Committee
ACP Area Contingency Plan
ARARs Applicable or Relevant and Appropriate Requirements
ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
BIA Bureau of Indian Affairs
BLM Bureau of Land Management
BOA Basic Ordering Agreement
BuRec Bureau of Reclamation
CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act
CDC Centers for Disease Control
CHEMTREC Chemical Transportation Emergency Center
CHRIS Chemical Hazard Response Information System
CIC Community Involvement Coordinator
CIP Community Involvement Plan
COTP Captain of the Port
CWA Clean Water Act (Federal Water Pollution Control Act)
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
DRAT District Response Advisory Team (USCG)
EERU Environmental Emergency Response Unit
EMAs Emergency Management Agencies
EMSL Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory (EPA)
EOC Emergency Operations Center
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
EPCRA Emergency Planning and Community Right To Know Act (SARA Title III)
ERRS Emergency and Rapid Response Services (EPA contract)
ERT Environmental Response Team
ERU Emergency Response Unit of the IEPA's Office of Chemical Safety
ESA Environmentally Sensitive Area or Endangered Species Act
ESF Emergency Support Function
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
FOSC Federal On Scene Coordinator
FRP Federal Response Plan
FWPCA Federal Water Pollution Control Act
GIS Geographic Information System
GSA General Services Administration
HAZMAT Hazardous Materials
HAZWOPER Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response
HHS Department of Health and Human Services
IC Incident Commander
ICP Integrated Contingency Plan Guidance
ICS Incident Command System
ICSA Illinois Chemical Safety Act
IDALS Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
Ia DNR Iowa State Department of Natural Resources
IEMA Illinois Emergency Management Agency
IEPA Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Il DNR Illinois Department of Natural Resources
IREACH Illinois Radio Emergency Assistance Channel
LEOP Local Emergency Operations Plan
LEPC Local Emergency Planning Committee
LERP Local Emergency Response Plan
MMS Minerals Management Service
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MSD Marine Safety Detachment
MSDS Material Safety Data Sheet
MSO Marine Safety Office
NCP National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan
NCRFC North Central River Forecast Center
NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NPFC National Pollution Funds Center
NRC National Response Center
NRCS Natural Resource Conservation Service
NRS National Response System
NRT National Response Team
NSF National Strike Force
NSFCC National Strike Force Coordination Center
NPS National Park Service
OHMTADS Oil & Hazardous Materials Technical Assistance Data System (EPA)
OPA Oil Pollution Act
OPA 90 Oil Pollution Act of 1990
OPS Office of Pipeline Safety
OSC On-Scene Coordinator
OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSLTF Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund
OSROs Oil Spill Removal Organizations
OSWER Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response
PIAT Public Information Assist Team
POLREP Pollution Report in Message Format
PREP National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program
PRFA Pollution Removal Funding Authorization
PRP Potentially Responsible Party
QC Quad Cities
QC SACP Quad Cities Sub-area Contingency Plan
R-5 RCP/ACP EPA Region 5 Regional Contingency Plan/Area Contingency Plan
RACES Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services
RA Regional Administrator
RAT Radiological Assistance Team
RCP Regional Contingency Plan
RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
RERT Radiological Emergency Response Team
RICP Regional Integrated Contingency Plan (Region 7)
RICO ESDA Rock Island County Emergency Services and Disaster Agency
RP Responsible Party
RRC Regional Response Center
RRT Regional Response Team
RSPA Research and Special Programs Administration
SACP Sub-Area Contingency Plan
SARA Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986
SARA Title III Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986
SCEMA Scott County Emergency Management Agency
SEOC State Emergency Operations Center
SERC State Emergency Response Commission
SKIM Spill Cleanup Inventory System
SMOA Superfund Memorandum of Agreement
SONS Spills of National Significance
SOSC State On-Scene Coordinator
SSC Scientific Support Coordinator
SSO Site Safety Officer
SSP Site Safety Plan
START Superfund Technical Assessment and Response Team
UCS Unified Command System
USDA United States Department of Agriculture
USCG United States Coast Guard
USGS United States Geological Survey
USFWS United States Fish and Wildlife Service
WCD Worst-Case Discharge
WCP Waterborne Command Post
WOC Waterborne Operations Center

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