Abbreviations and Acronyms

AEF American Eagle Foundation
AKA Also Known As
ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry
AWS Alternate Water Supply
BMAP Basin Management Action Plan
BOD Biochemical Oxygen Demand
CCA Chromated Copper Arsenate
CDC Center for Disease Control
CDOM Colored Dissolved Organic Material
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
COJ City of Jacksonville
CSA Continental Shelf Associates
CWA Clean Water Act
DDD Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane
DDE Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene
DDT Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane
DEP Florida Department of Environmental Protection
DO Dissolved Oxygen
DOM Dissolved Organic Matter
DRI Development of Regional Impact
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
EPB Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board
ESA Endangered Species Act
FDHSMV Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles
FDOH Florida Department of Health
FDOT Florida Department of Transportation
FLZ Freshwater Lacustrine Zone
FWC Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
FWRI Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
GDNR Georgia Department of Natural Resources
GEA Gross External Abnormalities
GIS Geographic Information System
GSI Gonadosomatic Index
HAB Harmful Algal Bloom
HSDC Highest Single Day Count (of Manatees)
HMW High Molecular Weight
ICW Intracoastal Waterway
JAXPORT Port of Jacksonville, Florida
JIA Jacksonville International Airport
JU Jacksonville University
LDI Landscape Development Intensity
LMW Low Molecular Weight
LSJR Lower St. Johns River
LSJRB Lower St. Johns River Basin
MOL Mitsui O.S.K. Lines
MPP Manatee Protection Plan
MRZ Mesohaline Riverine Zone
MS4 Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System
NAP Non-Algal Particulates
NAS Nonindigenous Aquatic Species
NAS JAX Naval Air Station Jacksonville
NMFS National Marine Fisheries Service
NOAA National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
NPDES National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
NRC National Research Council
NPS National Park Service
NTU Nephelometric Turbidity Units
PAHs Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons
PCBs Polychlorinated Biphenyls
PCU Platinum Cobalt Unit
PEL Probable Effects Level
PLRG Pollutant Load Reduction Goal
ppt Parts per Thousand
OCPs Organochlorine Pesticides
OLZ Oligohaline Lacustrine Zone
SAV Submerged Aquatic Vegetation
sd Standard Deviation
SJR St. Johns River
SSAC Site-Specific Alternative Criteria
SJRWMD St. Johns River Water Management District
STORET STOrage and RETrieval (EPA Database)
SWIM Surface Water Improvement and Management
TAC Technical Advisory Committee
TEL Threshold Effects Level
TMDL Total Maximum Daily Load
TNC The Nature Conservancy
TSI Trophic State Index
UDS Ulcerative Disease Syndrome
UNF University of North Florida
USA United States of America
USACE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
USCG U.S. Coast Guard
USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture
USGS U.S. Geological Survey
USFWS U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
VSU Valdosta State University
WBID Waterbody Identifier
WHO World Health Organization
WQC Water Quality Criterion
WSEA Jacksonville Water & Sewer Expansion Authority
WWII World War II
WWTF Waste Water Treatment Facility

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