ABBREVIATIONS

ABBREVIATIONS

AAQG

Australian Air Quality Group

ABS

Australian Bureau of Statistics

ADR

Australian Design Rules

AHHA

Australian Home Heating Association

AMA

Australian Medical Association

AMEC

Australian Marine Engine Council

AT-NEPM

Air Toxics National Environmental Protection Measure

CAR

Centre for Air Quality and Health Research and Evaluation

CSIRO

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

EIS

Environmental Impact Statement

EPA

Environmental Protection Authority

GMR

Greater metropolitan region

IARC

International Agency for Research on Cancer

ILAQH

International Laboratory for Air Quality and Health

NEPC

National Environmental Protection Council

NEPM

National Environmental and Protection Measure for Ambient Air Quality

NQBP

North Queensland Bulk Ports

PM

Particulate matter

PM2.5

particles less than 2.5 µm (1µm = 1 thousandth of a millimetre) in diameter

PM10

particles less than 10µm (1µm = 1 thousandth of a millimetre) in diameter

QRC

Queensland Resources Council

SEWPaC

Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities

TSP

total suspended particles

UFP

ultrafine particles

UHR

Upper Hunter region

WHO

World Health Organisation

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