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Appendix B Abbreviations and Acronyms ABSRB: Alaska Beaufort Sea Response Body ADEC: Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation ADF&G: Alaska Department of Fish and Game ADGGS: Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys ADNR: Alaska Department of Natural Resources AEWC: Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission ANCSA: Alaska Native Claims and Settlement Act ANILCA: Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act ANWR: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge AOGA: Alaska Oil and Gas Association AOGCC: Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission API: American Petroleum Institute ASRC: Arctic Slope Regional Corporation ATV: all terrain vehicle bbl: barrels BCFG: billion cubic feet of gas BEST: Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology BLM: Bureau of Land Management CAH: Central Arctic Herd CBM: coal bed methane CEQ: Council on Environmental Quality CFR: Code of Federal Regulations CIA: cumulative impact assessment CPF: central processing facilities CPUE: catch per-unit-effort DEIS: draft environmental impact statement DEW: Distant Early Warning DOE: U.S. Department of Energy DOI: U.S. Department of the Interior DPF: Division of Parks and Forestry DRR: dismantlement, removal, and restoration 165 EIA: Energy Information Administration EIS: environmental impact statement FOR: enhanced oil recovery EPA: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ERR: economically recoverable reserves FEIS: Final Environmental Impact Statement FLIR: Forward Looking Infrared Sensor System FWS: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service GAO: U.S. General Accounting Office GIS: geographic information system HDD: horizontal directional drilling JAI: Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research IAP: integrated activity plan IRS: U.S. Internal Revenue Service ITEX: International Tundra Experiment IWC: International Whaling Commission KDA: Kuparuk Development Area KIC: Kaktovik Inupiat Corporation LADS: Light Automated Drilling System LEOS: Leak Detection Location System LTER: Long Term Ecological Research Program (NSF) MMPA: Marine Mammal Protection Act MMS: Minerals Management Service MOA: memorandum of agreement MOOD: measurement while drilling NAAQS: National Ambient Air Quality Standards NARL: Naval Arctic Research Laboratory NCP: net calf production NEP: net ecosystem production

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166 NEPA: National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 NMFS: National Marine Fisheries Service NOAA: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NPDES: National Pollution Discharge Elimination System NPP: net primary production NPR-4: Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 4 NRC: National Research Council NRDC: Natural Resource Defense Council NSB: North Slope Borough NSF: National Science Foundation NWPS: National Wilderness Preservation System OCS: Outer Continental Shelf OCSEAP: Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program ONR: Office of Naval Research OOIP: original oil in place OPEC: Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries PBOC: Prudhoe Bay Oil-field Complex PBU: Prudhoe Bay Unit PCH: Porcupine Caribou Herd PR: partition rate PRB: Polar Research Board psi: pounds per square inch APPENDIX B RCRA: Resource Conservation and Recovery Act RMOL: Realistic Maximum Response Operational Limits SAC: Science Advisory Committee SOP: standard operating procedure STP: seawater treatment plant TAPS: Trans Alaska Pipeline System TCFG: trillion cubic feet of gas TDS: total dissolved solids TLH: Teshekpuk Lake Herd TPH: total petroleum hydrocarbons TRR: technically recoverable reserves TVD: true vertical depth UIC: Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation UNEP: United Nations Environment Programme USACE: United States Army Corps of Engineers USC: United States Code USDW: Underground Source of Drinking Water USGS: United States Geological Survey VSR: volumetric spill rate WAH: Western Arctic Herd WSA: Wilderness Study Area