European Union Resource Area

by Palgrave Macmillan

Abbreviations used in EU Environmental Legislation table by John McCormick

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List of abbreviations used in table

agr agriculture
air air quality
bio biodiversity (nature/wildlife/species/habitats)
chem chemicals
energy energy conservation and related issues
fish fisheries conservation/management
frst forests
gen general provisions/administration
GMO genetically modified organisms
hlth public health/workplace safety
nse noise pollution
pest pesticide control
rad nuclear safety, radiation, radioactivity
wst waste control
wtr water quality, marine environment
CFCs chlorofluorocarbons
EMEP Cooperative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Long Range Transmission of Air Pollutants in Europe
GMOs genetically modified organisms
HBFCs hydrobromofluorocarbons
HC hydrocarbons
HCFCs hydrochlorofluorocarbons
LRTAP long-range transboundary air pollution
NO2 nitrogen dioxide
NOx nitrogen oxides
PCBs polychlorinated biphenyils
PCTs polychlorinated terphenyls
SO2 sulphur dioxide
SPM suspended particulate matter
VOCs volatile organic compounds