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Acronyms


ACRONYM FULL / FORMAL NAME
ACEC Area of Critical Environmental Concern
ACHP Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
ADEIS Administrative Draft Environmental Impact Statement
AFEIS Administrative Final Environmental Impact Statement
APA Agency Preferred Alternative
APE Area of Potential Effect
ASC Application for Site Certificate
B2H Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line
BA Biological Assessment
BIA Bureau of Indian Affairs
BLM Bureau of Land Management
BO Biological Opinion
Boardman Bombing Range or NWSTF Naval Weapons System Training Facility, Boardman
BPA Bonneville Power Administration
BRTG Biological Resources Task Group
CAP Community Advisory Process
CEQ Council on Environmental Quality
Corps or USACE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
CRTG Cultural Resources Task Group
CTUIR Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
DEIS Draft Environmental Impact Statement
DOD U.S. Department of Defense
DOE U.S. Department of Energy
DOI U.S. Department of the Interior
EA Environmental Assessment
EFSC Energy Facility Siting Council
EPA Environmentally Preferred Alternative
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
EPG Environmental Planning Group
FEIS Final Environmental Impact Statement
FWS U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
GRSG Greater Sage-grouse
HPA High-probability Area
HPMP Historic Properties Management Plan
HUC Hydrologic Unit Code
IDFG Idaho Department of Fish and Game
IDP Inadvertent Discovery Plan
IDT Interdisciplinary Team
ILS Intensive Level Survey
IOP Interagency Operating Procedures
IPC Idaho Power Company
IRP Integrated Resource Plan
ISHS Idaho State Historical Society
KOP Key observation Point
LRMP Land and Resource Management Plan (USFS)
MOA Memorandum of Agreement
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
NAGPRA Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act
NEPA National Environmental Policy Act
NHOTIC National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
NHPA National Historic Preservation Act
NMFS National Marine Fisheries Service
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOC BLM National Operations Center
NOI Notice of Intent
NPS National Park Service
NRCS National Resources Conservation Service
NRDC Natural Resources Defense Council
NRHP National Register of Historic Places
NTHP National Trust for Historic Preservation
NTP Notice to Proceed
NWSTF Naval Weapons System Training Facility Boardman
OCTA Oregon-California Trails Association
ODFW Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
ODOE Oregon Department of Energy
ODSL Oregon Department of State Lands
OEPC Office of Environmental Policy and Compliance (DOI)
OER Idaho Governor's Office of Energy Resources
PA Programmatic Agreement
PADEIS Preliminary Administrative Draft Environmental Impact Statement
PASC Preliminary Application for Site Certificate
PDEIS Preliminary Draft Environmental Impact Statement
PGH Preliminary General Habitat (Sage-grouse)
POD Plan of Development
PPH Preliminary Priority Habitat (Sage-grouse)
PUC Public Utility Commission
RLS Reconnaissance Level Survey
RMP Resource Management Plan
ROD Record of Decision
ROW Right of Way
RRTT/R2T2 Rapid Response Team for Transmission
Shoshone Paiute Shoshone Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Indian Reservation
SHPO State Historic Preservation Office
TCP Traditional Cultural Property
USFS U.S. Forest Service
VAHP Visual Assessment of Historic Properties
VRM Visual Resource Management
WECC Western Electrical Coordinating Council
WGA Western Governors’ Association
WGS Washington Ground Squirrel
WO Washington Office (BLM)
WWEC West-wide Energy Corridor