Acronyms used in Unit 3

  • BCAP: Biomass Crop Assistance Program
  • BOD: Biochemical Oxygen Demand
  • CCC: Commodity Credit Corporation
  • CRP: Conservation Reserve Program
  • E10: 10 percent ethanol to gasoline blend
  • E15: 15 percent ethanol to gasoline blend
  • EI: Ecological Intensification
  • EISA: Energy Independence and Security Act
  • EPA: United States Environmental Protection Agency
  • eWe: Embodied water
  • FSA: Farm Service Agency
  • Mgpy : million gallons per year
  • RFS: Renewable Fuel Standard
  • RCN: runoff curve numbers
  • TCW: total consumptive water
  • USDA: United States Department of Agriculture
  • Wir: Irrigation water
  • Wp: processing water
  • ZLD: Zero Liquid Discharge