Consultation on the update to the national implementation plan on persistent organic pollutants: contents

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List of Acronyms

ABS
Acrylonitrile butadiene
AFFFs
Aqueous film forming foams
alpha-HCH
Alpha hexachlorocyclohexane
AMAP
Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program
BAT
Best available techniques
BEP
Best environmental practices
beta-HCH
Beta hexachlorocyclohexane
CCME
Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment
CEAA
Canadian Environmental Assessment Act
CEPA 1999
Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
CMP
Chemicals Management Plan
COP
Conference of the Parties (to the Stockholm Convention)
EIHWHRMR
Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations
ENGO
Environmental Non Governmental Organization
ESECLR
Export of Substances on the Export Control List Regulations
ETFE
ethylene tetrafluoroethylene copolymer
F&DA
Food and Drugs Act
gamma-HCH
Gamma hexachlorocyclohexane (lindane)
GAPS
Global Atmospheric Passive Sampling
GEF
Global Environment Facility
HBB
Hexabromobiphenyl
HCB
Hexachlorobenzene
hepta-BDE
Heptabromodiphenyl ether
hexa-BDE
Hexabromodiphenyl ether
IADN
Integrated Atmospheric Deposition Network
LRTAP
Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution
NAP
National Action Plan (on unintentionally produced POPs, under the Stockholm Convention)
NAPS
National Air Pollution Surveillance
NCP
Northern Contaminants Program
NIP
National Implementation Plan (under the Stockholm Convention)
NPRI
National Pollutant Release Inventory
Octa-BDE
Octabromodiphenyl ether
PBDEs
Polybrominated diphenyl ethers
PCBs
Polychlorinated biphenyls
PCP
Pentachlorophenol
PCPA
Pest Control Products Act
PeCB
Pentachlorobenzene
penta-BDE
Pentabromodiphenyl ether
PFOS
Perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (also used for this acid, its salts and POSF)
PFOSF
Perfluorooctane sulfonyl fluoride
PMRA
Pest Management Regulatory Agency
POPs
Persistent organic pollutants
tetra-BDE
Tetrabromodiphenyl ether
UPOPs
Unintentionally produced persistent organic pollutants
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