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B-IBI: Benthic Index of Biological Integrity

B.C.: Before Christ

Ba: Barium

BACM: Best Available Control Measures

BACT: Best Available Control Technology

BAN: Basel Action Network

BART: Best Available Retrofit Technology

BAS: Bentonite Amended Shale

BAT: Best Available Technology

BAU: Business as Usual

BBC: Bill Barrett Corporation; British Broadcasting Corporation

BBP: Bonneville Borrow Plant

BC: Black Carbon

BCI: Bureau of Criminal Identification

BCM: Bingham Canyon Mine

BDS: Bulk Drain Station

BE: Baume

BEA: Beaver County, Utah; Bureau of Economic Analysis

BEMS: Bureau of Emergency Medical Services; Bureau of Emergency Management Systems

BERT: Background Equivalent Radiation Time

BFPP: Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser

BIA: Bureau of Indian Affairs

BLM: Bureau of Land Management

BMP: Windows bitmap format; Best Management Practices

BOD: Biological Oxygen Demand; Biochemical Oxygen Demand

BOE: Board of Education

BOX: Box Elder County, Utah

BRAC: Blue Ribbon Advisory Council

BRC: Bear River City

BRMBR: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

BRS: Biennial Reporting System

BSER: Best System of Emission Reduction

BT: Bothwell-Thatcher

BTEX: Benzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene, and Xylene

BTP: Branch Technical Position

BTU: British Thermal Unit

BTW: By The Way

BW: Bandwidth

BYU: Brigham Young University