EPA - Geospatial Quality Council
In May 2005, the EPA CIO, released the EPA National Geospatial Data Policy (NGDP) (PDF) [11 pp, 102KB]. Compliance with this document is mandatory.
To promote and provide Quality Assurance guidance for the development, use, and products of geospatial systems
Enhance decision making and accessibility processes by ensuring that geographic information is of known quality
Promote a broader understanding of the value and benefits of quality assurance in the geospatial community
Promote cross-organizational cooperation and dialogue on geospatial quality issues
Develop, test, and evaluate geospatial quality concepts, procedures, guidance materials, and tools