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ARCHIVED - CEPA Annual Report for Period April 2004 to March 2005

List of Acronyms

AMAP
Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme

CCME
Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment

CEPA 1999
Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

CFB
Canadian Forces Base

CFCs
chlorofluorocarbons

DDE
dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene

DDT
p,p'-dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane

ENGO
environmental non-governmental organization

EPAM
Environmental Performance Alternative Measure

EPCO
Environmental Performance Compliance Order

GEMS
Global Environment Monitoring System

HCB
hexachlorobenzene

HCBD
hexachlorobutadiene

HCH
hexachlorocyclohexane

ISO
International Organization for Standardization

NDMA
N-nitrosodimethylamine

NPRI
National Pollutant Release Inventory

OECD
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

OWNERS
One Window to National Environmental Reporting System

PAHs
polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

PBDEs
polybrominated diphenyl ethers

PCBs
polychlorinated biphenyls

PCDDs
polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins

PCDFs
polychlorinated dibenzofurans

PFOS
perfluorooctane sulfonate

PIC
Prior Informed Consent

PM2.5
particulate matter less than or equal to 2.5 microns

PM10
particulate matter less than or equal to 10 microns

POPs
persistent organic pollutants

SMEs
small and medium-sized enterprises

UV
ultraviolet

UVCBs
substances of unknown and variable composition, complex reaction products, or biological materials