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[An Action Plan for the Nation] | [Conclusion] | [Appendices]

ANSTF Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force
APHIS Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
ARS Agricultural Research Service 
BLM Bureau of Land Management
BOR Bureau of Reclamation
CABI Commonwealth Agriculture Bureau International
CBD Convention on Biological Diversity
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CENR Committee on Environment and Natural Resources
CSREES Cooperative State, Research Education and Extension Service
CWA Clean Water Act
DHHS Department of Health and Human Services
DHUD Department of Housing and Urban Development
DOC Department of Commerce
Defense Department of Defense
DOE Department of Energy
Interior Department of the Interior
State Department of State
DOT Department of Transportation
EO Executive Order (refers to Executive Order 13112)
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Administration
FICMNEW Federal Interagency Committee on the Management of Noxious and Exotic Weeds
FIFRA Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act
FS Forest Service
FSA Farm Service Agency
FWS U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
FY Fiscal Year
GAO Government Accounting Office
GISP Global Invasive Species Programme
IABIN Inter-American Biodiversity Information Network
IMO International Maritime Organization
IPPC International Plant Protection Convention
NABIN North American Biodiversity Information Network
NAL National Agricultural Library
NASA  National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NEPA National Environmental Policy Act
NISC  National Invasive Species Council
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NPS National Park Service
NSF  National Science Foundation
NWHC National Wildlife Health Center
OIE Office International des Epizooties
OMB  Office of Management and Budget
OTA Office of Technology Assessment
PPA Plant Protection Act
SI Smithsonian Institution
SPS Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
TAGBCW Technical Advisory Group for the Biological Control of Weeds
USCG U.S. Coast Guard
USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture
USGS U.S. Geological Survey
WTO World Trade Organization

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