Appendix B
Acronyms

ADEQ Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality

ASIWPCA Association of State and Interstate Water Pollution Control Administrators

BADT Best available demonstrated technology

BAT Best available technology

BMP Best management practice

C2K Chesapeake 2000

CAFO Concentrated animal feeding operation

CALM Consolidated Assessment and Listing Methodology

CASTNET Clean Air Status and Trends Network

CEAP Conservation Effects Assessment Project

CFR Code of Federal Regulations

CFU Colony-forming unit

CREP Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program

CRP Conservation Reserve Program

CSO Combined sewer overflow

CSP Conservation Security Program

CWA Clean Water Act

CWRA Clean Water Restoration Act

CWSRF Clean Water State Revolving Fund

DDT Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane

DOI Department of the Interior



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Appendix B Acronyms ADEQ Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality ASIWPCA Association of State and Interstate Water Pollution Control Administrators BADT Best available demonstrated technology BAT Best available technology BMP Best management practice C2K Chesapeake 2000 CAFO Concentrated animal feeding operation CALM Consolidated Assessment and Listing Methodology CASTNET Clean Air Status and Trends Network CEAP Conservation Effects Assessment Project CFR Code of Federal Regulations CFU Colony-forming unit CREP Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program CRP Conservation Reserve Program CSO Combined sewer overflow CSP Conservation Security Program CWA Clean Water Act CWRA Clean Water Restoration Act CWSRF Clean Water State Revolving Fund DDT Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane DOI Department of the Interior 

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0 MISSISSIPPI RIVER WATER QUALITY AND THE CLEAN WATER ACT DRBC Delaware River Basin Commission EEZ Exclusive Economic Zone EMAP Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program EMP Environmental Management Program EMTC Environmental Management Technical Center EPA Environmental Protection Agency EQIP Environmental Quality Incentives Program FCA Fish Consumption Advisory FDEP Florida Department of Environmental Protection FERC Federal Energy Regulatory Commission FOE Friends of the Earth FSA Farm Service Agency FWPCA Federal Water Pollution Control Act GAO Government Accountability Office (formerly General Accounting Office) IADNR Iowa Department of Natural Resources ICPRB Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin ICWP Interstate Council on Water Policy ILDNR Illinois Department of Natural Resources ISA Iowa Soybean Association KDOW Kentucky Division of Water LA Load Allocation LDEQ Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality LMRCC Lower Mississippi River Conservation Commission LTRMP Long Term Resource Monitoring Program MDEQ Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality MDNR Missouri Department of Natural Resources MPCA Minnesota Pollution Control Agency MSA Magnuson-Stevens Act (of 1976) NACEPT National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology NADP National Atmospheric Deposition Program NAPA National Academy of Public Administration NASQAN National Stream Quality Accounting Network NAWQA National Water Quality Assessment

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 APPENDIX B NCDENR North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NPDES National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NRC National Research Council NRCS Natural Resources Conservation Service NRDC Natural Resources Defense Council NSPS New Source Performance Standards NTU Nephelometric turbidity unit ORSANCO Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission PCB Polychlorinated biphenyl PCS Permit compliance system POTW Publicly owned treatment work PUD Public Utility District RBP Rapid bioassessment protocol SDWA Safe Drinking Water Act SLA Submerged Lands Act SRBC Susquehanna River Basin Commission SSO Sanitary sewer overflow STORET Storage and Retrieval Environmental Data System SWCS Soil and Water Conservation Society TDEC Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation TMDL Total Maximum Daily Load TRI Toxics Release Inventory TSS Total suspended solids UMCES University of Maryland Center for Environmental Sciences UMRBA Upper Mississippi River Basin Association UMRCC Upper Mississippi River Conservation Committee UMR-IWW Upper Mississippi River-Illinois Waterway UMRSHNC Upper Mississippi River Sub-basin Hypoxia Nutrient Committee UMRWSC Upper Mississippi River Water Suppliers Coalition UNEP United Nations Environment Programme USACE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture USFWS U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service USGS U.S. Geological Survey

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 MISSISSIPPI RIVER WATER QUALITY AND THE CLEAN WATER ACT WDNR Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources WLA Waste Load Allocation WQA Water Quality Act WRDA Water Resources Development Act WSA Wadable Streams Assessment WSTB Water Science and Technology Board