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ARCHIVED - CEPA Annual Report for Period April 2005 to March 2006

List of Acronyms

ACAP:
Atlantic Coastal Action Program

AMAP:
Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme

AMSP:
Arctic Marine Strategic Plan

AOC:
Area of Concern

APEC:
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

APMA:
Automotive Parts Manufacturers' Association

AQBAT:
Air Quality Benefit Assessment Tool

BEMAG:
Base-metals Environmental Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group

C2P2:
Canadian Centre for Pollution Prevention

CCME:
Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment

CCPA:
Canadian Chemical Producers Association

CEPA 1999:
Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

CFLs:
compact fluorescent lightbulbs

COA:
Canada-Ontario Agreement Respecting the Great Lakes Basin Ecosystem

CWSs:
Canada-wide Standards

DSL:
Domestic Substances List

EIHWR:
Export and Import of Hazardous Wastes Regulations

EMAN:
Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network

EPAM:
Environmental Protection Alternative Measure

EPCO:
Environmental Protection Compliance Order

EPR:
Extended Producer Responsibility

GAPs:
Global Atmospheric Passive Sampling

GC-MS:
gas chromatography-mass spectrometry

GEMS:
Global Environment Monitoring System

GHG:
greenhouse gas

GLSF:
Great Lakes Sustainability Fund

IJC:
International Joint Commission

IPCC:
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

ISO:
International Organization for Standardization

LC-MS:
liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry

LED:
light-emitting diode

MARPOL 73/78:
International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto

MOU:
Memoranda of Understanding

NAPS:
National Air Pollution Surveillance Network

NCP:
Northern Contaminants Program

NGOs:
Non-governmental organizations

NIR:
National Inventory Report

NPA:
National Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities

NPRI:
National Pollutant Release Inventory

NRTEE:
National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy

NWRC:
National Wildlife Research Centre

OECD:
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

OWNERS:
One Window to National Environmental Reporting System

PAME:
Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment

PERD:
Program on Energy Research and Development

PIC:
Prior Informed Consent

PMRA:
Pest Management Regulatory Agency

PPCPs:
pharmaceuticals and personal care products

PSL1:
First Priority Substances List

PSL2:
Second Priority Substances List

RPA:
Regional Programme of Action (for the Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment from Land-based Activities)

SETAC:
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

SOE:
State of the Environment Reports

SMEs:
small and medium-sized enterprises

UN:
United Nations

UNFCCC:
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

USCG:
United States Coast Guard

U.S. EPA:
United States Environmental Protection Agency

U.S. EPA MESA:
United States Environmental Protection Agency Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis cohort

UV:
ultraviolet

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