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GovSpeak: A Guide to U.S. Government Acronyms & Abbreviations: E

The most current, extensive and fully-linked listing of U.S. government agency, office, program and publication acronyms.


EAP Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs (older link archive) | Expedited Access Pathway (changed to Breakthrough Devices Program)
EAPO Epidemiology and Analytic Methods Program Office (unable to verify 6/14; likely replaced by ATMB)
EAR Earth Sciences | Exploratory Advanced Research (older link archive; archive2; archive3) | Export Administration Regulations
EARS Education and Administration Reporting System (unable to verify 5/23, possibly replaced by N-PEARS; older link archive)
Earth MRI Earth Mapping Resources Initiative
EAS Equipment Authorization System
EAVS Election Administration and Voting Survey (older link archive)
EB Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs (older link archive) | Enforcement Bureau (older link archive) | Epidemiology Branch (older link archive; archive2)
EBB Emergency Broadband Benefit Program
EBC Patent Electronic Business Center
EB/CIP Office of International Communications and Information Policy (changed to CIP)
EBCCP Evidence-Based Cancer Control Programs
EB/IFD International Finance and Development Unit (changed to IFD)
EBM Explosive Blast Modeling Program
EBNN Environment, Biology, Nuclear Science, & Nonproliferation Directorate (older link archive)
EBP Evidence-Based Practices (older link archive; archive2)
EBS Employee Benefits Survey (older link archive) | Enterprise Business Solutions (changed to EA)
EBSA Employee Benefits Security Administration (older link archive)
EB/TRA Transportation Affairs Division (changed to TRA)
EBTS Electronic Biometric Transmission Specification
EC Energy & Climate (changed to Energy)
ECA Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (older link archive)
ECAB Employees' Compensation Appeals Board (older link archive)
ECAP Endangered Child Alert Program
ECAS Economic and Cost Analysis for Air Pollution Regulations | EOIR Courts & Appeals System
ECATT ECHO Clean Air Tracking Tool
ECC Office of Export Control Cooperation (older link archive; archive2)
ECCC Emergency Care Coordination Center (unable to verify 8/19)
eCCF Electronic Consumer Complaint Form
ECCOE EROS Cal/Val Center of Excellence
ECCR Environmental Collaboration and Conflict Resolution
ECCS Division of Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems
ECD Emergency Communications Division (older link archive; archive2) | Energy Citations Database (merged into SciTech Connect 8/13, then 2/18) | Environmental Compliance Database (older link archive) | Environmental Compliance Division (unable to verify 3/21; possibly changed to ECP) | Office of Early Childhood Education
ECDS Early Career Doctorates Survey (older link archive)
eCERT Electronic Certification System
eCFR Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (older link archive)
ECFS Electronic Comment Filing System (older link archive)
ECHO Enforcement and Compliance History Online | Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes | Experience of Care and Health Outcomes Survey
ECHPP Enhanced Comprehensive HIV Prevention Planning
ECI Early Childhood Institute (unable to verify 10/12) | Employment Cost Index
ECIB Education and Community Involvement Branch (older link archive; archive2)
ECIE Executive Council on Integrity and Effiency (changed to CIGIE)
ECIP Emergency Capital Investment Program | Enhanced Competition Incentive Program | Enhanced Critical Infrastructure Protection (changed to Assist Visits; older link archive; archive2)
ECLKC Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center
ECLS Early Childhood Longitudinal Study
ECLS-B Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Birth Cohort
ECO Ecosystems Mission Area (older link archive) | Export Control Officer Program
ECOS Environmental Conservation Online System
ECOSTRESS ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station
ECP Electronic Check Processing | Emergency Conservation Program | Environmental Compliance Program | Exascale Computing Project | Export Compliance Program
ECPC Emergency Communications Preparedness Center (older link archive)
eCPIC Electronic Capital Planning and Investment Control System (older link archive)
eCQI Electronic Clinical Quality Improvement
eCR Electronic Case Reporting
ECR Export Control Reform (older link archive; archive2; archive3) | U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution (changed to NCECR)
ECRP Emergency Capital Repair Program (older link archive) | Energy Community Revitalization Program
ECS Enhanced Cybersecurity Services | Enterprise Classification System (older link archive) | Environmental Crimes Section | Extended Continental Shelf Project (older link archive; archive2) | Environmental Chemical Sciences
ECSA Economics and Statistics Administration (unable to verify 10/18)
ECSH Ethnic Community Self-Help (older link archive)
ECT Employment Cost Trends (replaced by ECI) | Enterprise Correspondence Tracking
ECTF Electronic Crimes Task Force (older link archive)
ECTTAS Early Childhood Training and Technical Assistance Systems
ECWHSP Enhanced Coal Workers’ Health Surveillance Program (older link archive)
ECWTP Environmental Career Worker Training Program
EDSP Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program
ED/SS Economic Development and Supportive Services Program
EDU Directorate for STEM Education (older link archive)
EDX Energy Data eXchange
EE Environmental Education
EE4D Energy Efficiency for Development program
EEB Environmental Epidemiology Branch
EEC Division of Engineering Education and Centers
EECBG Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (older link archive; archive2)
EECLP Energy Efficiency and Conservation Loan Program
EEDP Office of Effective Educator Development Programs
EEEL Eastern Energy and Environmental Laboratory | Electronics and Electrical Engineering Laboratory (absorbed into PML)
EEHS Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services (unable to verify 1/20)
EEM Energy Efficient Mortgage Program (older link archive)
EEOB Eisenhower Executive Office Building (formerly, Old Executive Office Building - OEOB)
EEOC Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
EEOICPA Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (older link archive)
EEOMBD Ombudsman for the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (older link archive)
EEP Epidemiology Elective Program | External Expertise and Partnerships (changed to PAIRS; older link archive; archive2)
EERE Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
EERI Environmental Economics Research Inventory
EES Earth and Environmental Sciences (unable to verify 11/18) | Energy and Environmental Sciences (changed to EESD) | Environmental Enforcement Section
EESA Earth and Environmental Sciences Area
EESC Eastern Ecological Science Center
EESD Energy and Environmental Sciences Directorate (unable to verify 12/20)
EESM Earth and Environmental System Modeling
EESSD Earth and Environmental Systems Sciences Division
EETD Environmental Energy Technologies Division (changed to ETA)
EEZ U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone
EF Division of Emerging Frontiers
EFAB Environmental Financial Advisory Board (older link archive)
EFAST Electronic Filing Acceptance System
EFC Environmental Finance Center
EFCN Environmental Finance Center Network (older link archive)
EFH Essential Fish Habitat (older link archive)
EFLEA Emergency Federal Law Enforcement Assistance Program (older link archive)
EFMA Division of Emerging Frontiers and Multidisciplinary Activities
EFNEP Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (older link archive; archive2; archive3)
EFRC Energy Frontier Research Center (older link archive)
EFRP Emergency Forest Restoration Program
EFRs Experimental Forests and Ranges
EFSMS Educational Field and Small Mine Services
EFSP Emergency Food and Shelter Program
EFST Export Facilitation Services Team (unable to verify 11/17)
EFS-Web Electronic Filing System-Web (older link archive)
EFTPS Electronic Federal Tax Payment System
EGAPP Evaluation of Genomic Applications in Practice and Prevention
EGDB Energy Resources Program Geochemistry Laboratory Database (older link archive)
E/GFS Office of Global Food Security
e-GGRT electronic Greenhouse Gas Reporting Tool
eGIS Enterprise Geospatial Information Services
EGIST Earth Science Data Systems Geographic Information Systems Team
E-Gov Office of E-Government and Information Technology (older link archive)
EGP Equipment Grants Program (older link archive) | Fire Enterprise Geospatial Portal
eGRID Emissions & Generation Resource Integrated Database (older link archive; archive2; archive3)
EGRP Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program
EGS Energy and Global Security (older link archive)
EGSC Eastern Geographic Science Center (unable to verify 5/19; probably merged into or changed to Florence Bascom Geoscience Center)
EHAP Experimental Housing Allowance Program
EHC Effective Health Care Program | Environmental Health Capacity
EHD-EJ Environmental Health Disparities and Environmental Justice Faculty
EHE Ending the HIV Epidemic
EHHE Environmental Hazards and Health Effects (unable to verify 1/20)
EHP Earthquake Hazards Program (older link archive) | Environmental Health Perspectives
EHR Directorate for Education and Human Resources (changed to EDU) | Electronic Health Records Incentive Programs (changed to PI)
EHRM EHR (Electronic Health Record) Modernization (older link archive)
EHS Environmental Health Services Branch
EHSB Environmental Health Surveillance Branch
EHSC Environmental Health Support Center
EHS-CCP Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships (changed to The Partnership Center - unable to verify 11/18)
EHS-Net Environmental Health Specialists Network
EHSS Office of Environment, Health, Safety and Security
EIA Early Independence Award | Economic Impact Analyses | Energy Information Administration
EIB Economic Information Bulletin | Experimental Immunology Branch | Export Import Bank of the United States
EIC Electron-Ion Collider Directorate | Energizing Insular Communities | Energy Investor Center (unable to verify 10/19; older link archive)
EID Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal | Emerging Infectious Diseases programs | Enforcement Integrated Database (older link archive)
EIDL COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan
EIEN Environmental Information Exchange Network
EIOC Electricity Infrastructure Operations Center
EIP Economic Impact Payments | Emerging Infections Programs
EIP Card Economic Impact Payment Card
EIPB Explosives Industry Programs Branch (changed to Explosives Industry)
EIR Education Innovation and Research Program
EIS Environmental Impact Statement | Epidemic Intelligence Service
EITC Earned Income Tax Credit (older link archive)
EITI US Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (unable to verify 6/20; older link archive)
EJ Environmental Justice
EJCPS Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement Program
EJG2G Environmental Justice Government-to-Government
EJI Elder Justice Initiative | Environmental Justice Index
EJ IWG Federal Interagency Working Group on Environmental Justice
EJSCREEN Environmental Justice Screening and Mapping Tool
EJSG Environmental Justice Small Grants
EJ TCGM Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Grantmaking Program
EJ TCTAC Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Technical Assistance Centers
EOUSA Executive Office for United States Attorneys
EOUST Executive Office for U.S. Trustees (older link archive)
EP Employment Projections
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
EPAD Earth Prediction Advancement Division (older link archive)
EPAP Emergency Prescription Assistance Program (older link archive; archive2)
EPAS Economic and Policy Analysis Staff
EPC Entities of Particular Concern | Evidence-based Practice Center (older link archive)
EPD Directorate of Educational Policy and Development | Ecosystem Processes Division | Emergency Programs Division | Expedited Project Delivery Pilot Program
EPHML Environmental and Public Health Microbiology Laboratory (unable to verify 9/22)
EPHS Essential Public Health Services
EPHT Environmental Public Health Tracking Program
EPIC Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera | Earth Prediction Innovation Center | El Paso Intelligence Center | Emergency Partners Information Connection | Energy Program for Innovation Clusters | Environmental Profiling and Initiation of Convection | Exploratory Programs and Innovation Competitions (older link archive)
EPLS Excluded Parties List System (merged into SAM; archived)
EPO Epidemiology Program Office (unable to verify 1/20)
EPOD Executive Protection Operations Division
EPP Employment Projections Program | Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (older link archive)
EPPD Engineering Policy, Practice and Development Division | Office of Economic Policy Analysis & Public Diplomacy (older link archive)
EPPMD Engineering Program/Project Management Division (changed to EPPD)
EPR Emergency Preparedness and Response
EPS Enhanced Pertussis Surveillance
EPSA Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis (changed to OP; older link archive)
EPSCoR Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (older link archive)
EPSDT Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (older link archive; archive2)
ePSS Electronic Preventive Services Selector (changed to Prevention TaskForce)
EPT Employer-Provided Training
EQD Environmental Quality Division
EQIP Environmental Quality Incentives Program (older link archive)
ES Ecological Services (older link archive) | Endangered Species (older link archive) | Energy Systems (split into TAPS and ESIA; older link archive)
ESA Economics and Statistics Administration (unable to verify 10/18) | Employment Standards Administration (defunct 11/09)
ESAM Environmental Sampling and Analytical Methods Program
ESAR-VHP Emergency System for Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals
ESB Earth Systems Biogeochemistry Laboratory | Ecosystems Surveys Branch (older link archive)
ESC Energy, Sanctions and Commodities (changed to TFS) | Energy Security Center (unable to verify 1/15) | Enterprise Services Center | Environmental Science Center | Office of Emerging Security Challenges
ESCO ESDIS Standards Coordination Office
ESD Earth Science Division | Earth Sciences Division (changed to EESA) | Environmental Sciences Division (older link archive; archive2)
ESDIS Earth Science Data and Information System (older link archive)
ESDMD Exploration Systems Development Mission Directorate
ESDS Earth Science Data Systems
ESF Education Stabilization Funds
ESF-REM Education Stabilization Fund-Rethink K12 Education Models Grants
ESF-RWP Education Stabilization Fund-Reimagine Workforce Preparation Grants
ESG Emergency Solutions Grants Program
ESGC Energy Storage Grand Challenge
ESGF Earth System Grid Federation
ESI Early Stage Innovations | Earth Surface and Interior | Environmental Sensitivity Index | Experimental Sites Initiative
ESIA Energy Systems and Infrastructure Analysis
ESLR Effects of Sea Level Rise (older link archive; archive2)
ESM Earth Systematic Missions Program (older link archive)
ESMC Economic Security Mission Center
ESMIS USDA Economics, Statistics and Market Information System (older link archive)
ESnet Energy Sciences Network
ESOC Enterprise Security Operations Center
ESP Enterprise Statistics Program (older link archive) | Environmental Studies Program (older link archive; archive2)
ESPC Energy Savings Performance Contracting (older link archive)
ESPD Earth Science Projects Division
ESPIS Environmental Studies Program Information System (older link archive; archive2)
ESPP Endangered Species Protection Program
ESPSF Environmental Sample Preparation and Sequencing Facility
ESR Ecosystem Status Report | Export Sales Reporting (older link archive)
ESRD QIP End-Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program
ESRL Earth System Research Laboratory
ESRM Office of Environmental and Social Risk Management
eSRS Electronic Subcontracting Reporting System
ESS Earth System Science (changed to ESSM; older link archive) | Emergency Services Sector | Energy Storage Systems (older link archive; archive2) | Environmental System Science Program
ESS-DIVE Environmental Systems Science Data Infrastructure for a Virtual Ecosystem
ESSER Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund
ESSM Earth System Science and Modeling (older link archive)
ESSP Earth System Science Pathfinder Program (older link archive)
EST Database of Expressed Sequence Tags (merged itno Nucleotide)
ESTA Electronic System for Travel Authorization
E-STATS E-Commerce Statistics
ESTH Environment, Science, Technology, and Health
ESTO Earth Science Technology Office
ESTSC Energy Science and Technology Software Center (replaced by DOE CODE)
ESTTA Electronic System for Trademark Trials and Appeals
ESV Enhanced Safety of Vehicles
ET Emerging Technologies (unable to verify)
ETA Electronic Transfer Account (terminated 8/18; older link archive) | Employment and Training Administration (older link archive) | Energy Technologies Area | Explosives Threat Assessment
ETAAC Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (older link archive; archive2; archive3)
ETAC Engineering Technology Assessment Center
ETB Emerging Technologies Branch | Environmental Toxicology Branch
ETEPs EPA-Tribal Environmental Plans (older link archive)
ETFS Electronic Tariff Filing System
ETIB Experimental Transplantation and Immunology Branch (unable to verify 11/22; older link archive)
eTIC Electronic Technical Information System (older link archive)
ETJD Enhanced Transitional Jobs Demonstration (older link archive)
ETL Environmental Tort Litigation Section
ETOH Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database (unable to verify 9/15)
ETOPO Earth TOPOgraphy
ETRS EAS Test Reporting System
ETS E-Gov Travel Service
ETV Environmental Technology Verification Program (archived page; program ended)
EU Explosives Unit (unable to verify 8/21)
EUA Emergency Use Authorization
EUPP Energy Utility Partnership Program
EUR Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs (older link archive)
EUR/ACE Office of the Coordinator of U.S. Assistance to Europe and Eurasia
EVA Enhanced Visualization and Analysis Tool
EVAL Evaluation Branch
EVENT Event-based Verification and Evaluation of NWS Gridded Products Tool
eVetRecs Electronic Veterans Records
EVI-Pro Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Projection Tool
EVL Environmental Visualization Laboratory (unable to verify 8/18; likely merged into Imagery and Data, then Imagery Collections)
EVPS Emerging Viral Pathogens Section (older link archive)
EVS Environmental Science Division (older link archive)
EVUS Electronic Visa Update System
EWCP Export Working Capital Program (unable to verify 6/22; older link archive)
EWD Education and Workforce Development Program (older link archive)
EWEM Early Warning and Environmental Monitoring Program
EWIDS Early Warning Infectious Disease Surveillance (defunct)
EWOC Enterprising Women of Color
eWORLD Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance System
EWP Emergency Watershed Protection Program
EWPP Emergency Watershed Protection Program (changed to EWP)
EXAP Exposure Assessment Program
EXBS Export Control and Related Border Security Program
ExCELS Early Care and Education Leadership Study
EXCITE Extension COVID Immunization Training and Education (older link archive)
EXCOM-South Exodus Command Center South
EXD Explosives Division (changed to Explosives Detection, then Explosives Threat Assessment)
Exec Sec Council of Federal Executive Secretariats (unable to verify 8/17)
ExEP Exoplanet Exploration Program
Ex-Im Export-Import Bank of the United States (also, EIB)
EXIS Office of Import Surveillance
ExLENT Experiential Learning for Emerging and Novel Technologies (older link archive)
EXO Exobiology & Evolutionary Biology
ExoPAG Exoplanet Exploration Program Analysis Group
ExpandQISE Expanding Capacity in Quantum Information Science and Engineering (older link archive)
EXP-BDS Experimental Business Dynamics Statistics
EXSO Office of the Executive Secretariat
EZACJRP Easy Access to the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement
EZMT Energy Zones Mapping Tool