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TAC Toxic Air Contaminant, 42 USC Section 7412; H&S Code Section 39655; Food & Ag Code Section 14021
TB tuberculosis
TCDD Tetrachlorobenzo-p-dioxin, also called simply "dioxins" in the popular press.
TCE Trichloroethylene
TCLP Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure, a process specified by EPA for determining whether a material meets the definition of a toxic waste for regulatory purposes in the US.
TCPA Toxic Catastrophe Prevention Act (N.J.A.C. 7:31) This is legislation in the state of New Jersey which was a partial response to incidents such as that at Bophal, India and established requirements intended to reduce the liklihood of a catastrophic incident.
TDS Totally Dissolved Solid
TEEL Temporary Emergency Exposure Limit
TEFC Totally Enclosed Fan-Cooled
TISE Take It Somewhere Else Syndrome
Title III (of SARA) Community Right-to-Know and Emergency Response Provisions (aka EPCRTKA)
TLV Threshold Limit Value, an exposure limit recommended by the ACGIH to which it is believed nearly all workers can be exposed day after day for a working lifetime without ill effect.
TME Test Marketing Exemption
TOC Total Organic Carbon
TPCA Toxic Pits Cleanup Act, H&S Code Section 25208 et seq
TPO Temporary Protection Order
TPQ Threshold Planning Quantity (SARA Title III)
TQ Threshold Quantity Facilities releasing TQs or greater into the environment, whether intentionally as wastes or unintentionally in an accident, must report to the EPA
TQM Total Quality Management, the name of a management system or philosophy involving the use of employee participation, Quality Committees, formalized problem solving methods, and a focus on product quality and customer requirements.
TRI toxics release inventory, an inventory required under US environmental regulations.
TSCA Toxic Substances Control Act (US legislation)
TSD Treater, Storer, Disposer H&S Code Section 251233
TSDF Treatment, Storage, Disposal Facility (hazardous waste)
TSI Transportation Safety Institute - US DOT Research and Special Programs Administration section offers classes in Oklahoma City, OK
TSR Technical Safety Requirement
TSS Total Suspended Solids
TTU Transportable Treatment Unit
TWA Time Weighted Average

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