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OCR for page 297
Nonnative Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay C Acronyms ACOE Army Corps of Engineers APHIS Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service ASMFC Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission CBP Chesapeake Bay Program CDFG California Department of Fish and Game CLO Chlamydiales-like organism CMP Coastal Management Program COMP Comprehensive Oyster Management Plan CWA Clean Water Act CZMA Coastal Zone Management Act DNR Department of Natural Resources (Maryland) EFH Essential Fish Habitat EIS Environmental Impact Statement EPA Environmental Protection Agency ESA Endangered Species Act FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations ICES International Council for the Exploration of the Sea IFREMER Institut français de recherche pour l’exploitation de la mer (French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea)
OCR for page 298
Nonnative Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay MD DNR Maryland Department of Natural Resources NEPA National Environmental Policy Act NMFS National Marine Fisheries Service NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NPDES National Pollution Discharge Elimination System NRC National Research Council OIE Office International des Epizooties PRPB Puerto Rico’s Planning Board PCR Polymerase chain reaction PVC Polyvinyl chloride QPX Quahog parasite X RLO Rickettsiales-like organism SAV Submerged aquatic vegetation SPS Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures UNCLOS United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea US FWS US Fish and Wildlife Service VEPCO Virginia Electric and Power Company VIMS Virginia Institute of Marine Science VMRC Virginia Marine Resources Commission VSC Virginia Seafood Council WTO World Trade Organization
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