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N.A.: Not Available; Not Applicable

N/A: Not Available; Not Applicable

N2O: Nitrous Oxide

NA: Natural; Sodium

NAA: Non Attainment Area

NAAQS: National Ambient Air Quality Standards

NACAA: National Association of Clean Air Agencies

NaCl: Sodium Chloride

NADP: National Atmospheric Deposition Program

NAMS: North American Mine Services

NARM: Naturally Occurring and Accelerator Produced Radioactive Materials

NASEO: National Association of State Energy Offices

NATTS: National Air Toxics Trends Station

NAWQC: National Ambient Water Quality Criteria

NBNM: Natural Bridges National Monument

NBS: National Bureau of Standards; Nucor Building Systems

NC: North Carolina

NCA: National Conservation Area

NCAST: National Center for Automotive Science and Technology

NCEP: National Centers for Environmental Projection

NCPV: National Center for Photovoltaics

NCRP: National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurement

ND: North Dakota

NDC: Newstate Duck Club

N.E.W.: Net Explosive Weight

NE: Nebraska

NEC: National Electric Code

NEED: National Energy Education Development Project

NEHA: National Environmental Health Association

NEHRP: National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program

NEI: National Emissions Inventory

NEIEN: National Environmental Information Exchange Network

NELAP: National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program

NEPPS: National Environmental Performance Partnership System

NEHA: National Environmental Health Association

NEIEN: National Environmental Information Exchange Network

NEO: New Employee Orientation

NEPA: National Environmental Policy Act

NEPPS: National Environmental Performance Partnership System

NESHAP: National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants

NEXT: National Evaluation of X-Ray Trends

NF/WC: Family Medical Leave

NF/LWOP: Family Medical Leave

NFA: No Further Action

NFPA: National Fire Protection Agency

NFRAP: No Further Remedial Action Planned

NG: National Guard

NGA: National Geospatial-intelligence Agency

NGL: Natural Gas Liquid

NGV: Natural Gas Vehicle

NH: New Hampshire

NHD: National Hydrography Data Set

NHTSA: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

NHPA: National Historic Preservation Act

Ni: Nickel

NIC: National Integration Center

NICHD: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

NIEHS: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

NIEM: National Information Exchange Model

NIH: National Institute of Health

NIMS: National Incident Management System

NIOSH: National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

NIPC: National Infrastructure Protection Center

NIROP: Naval Industrial Reserve Ordinance Plant

NIST: National Institute of Standards and Technology

NJ: New Jersey

NM: Nanometer; New Mexico

NNEPA: Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency

NNP: Net Neutralization Potential

NNSA: National Nuclear Security Administration

NNSS: Nevada National Security Site

NOAA: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOI: Notice of Intent; Notice of Inquiry

NORM: Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials

NOT: Notice of Termination

NOV: Notice of Violation

NOV/CO: Notice of Violation and Compliance Order

NOx: Nitrogen Oxides

NP: North Provo; Neutralization Potential

NPDES: National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System

NPICP: Notice of Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty

NPL: National Priorities List

NPR: Neutralization Potential Ratio; National Public Radio

NPS: National Park Service; Non-point Source

NRCS: Natural Resources Conservation Service

NRF: National Response Framework

NRSB: National Radon Safety Board

NR: Natural Resources

NRC: Nuclear Regulatory Commission; National Response Center; National Regulatory Commission

NRCC: Natural Resources Coordinating Council

NRCS: Natural Resources Conservation Services

NRD: Natural Resource Damage

NRDC: Natural Resources Defense Council

NREL: National Renewable Energy Laboratory

NRSB: National Radon Safety Board

NRT: Near-real Time

NRWA: National Rural Water Association

NSA: National Security Agency

NSDI: National Spatial Data Infrastructure

NSF: National Science Foundation; National Sanitation Foundation

NSO: Nevada Site Office

NSPR: New Source Plan Review

NSPS: New Source Performance Standards

NSR: New Source Review

NT: Navajo Trust

NTEC: National Tribal Environmental Council

NTNC: Non-Transient Non-Community

NTNCWS: Non-Transient Non-Community Water System

NTP: National Toxicology Program

NTS: Nevada Test Site

NTSB: National Transportation Safety Board

NTUA: Navajo Tribal Utility Authority

NUCOR: Nucor Steel

NV: Nevada

NW: Northwest

NWCA: National Wetland Condition Assessment

NWCC: National Wind Coordinating Committee

NWI: National Wetlands Inventory

NWIC: Northwest Interstate Compact

NWP: Nationwide Permits

NWPA: Nuclear Waste Policy Act

NWS: National Weather Service

NWTF: Neola Wastewater Treatment Facility

NY: New York