EPA Region 3 Quality Assurance Project Plans
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Preparing Quality Assurance Project Plans (QAPPs)
- EPA Requirements for Quality Assurance Project Plans (QA/R-5) - Specifications for QA Project Plans prepared for activities conducted by or funded by EPA.
- EPA Guidance on Quality Assurance Project Plans (QA/G-5) - Guidance on developing Quality Assurance Project Plans that meet EPA specifications.
- Region 3 Guidance for Preparing Lead-Monitoring Project Plans
- Region 3 Quality Assurance Request Form
Templates for Region 3 Quality Assurance Project Plans (QAPPs)
- Brownfields Quality Assurance Project Plan Template - template and addendum developed by Region 3 to assist those preparing a QAPP for Brownfields projects.
- New England Quality Assurance Project Plan Development Tool - For projects that involve surface or groundwater monitoring and/or the collection and analysis of water samples.
- QAPP Templates and Checklist for Modeling Projects
Guidance for Secondary Data Use
Secondary Data Evaluation
- EPA New England Quality Assurance Project Plan Guidance For Environmental Projects Using Only Existing (Secondary) Data US EPA New England Region, Revision 2, October 13, 2009
- Evaluation and Use of Secondary Data, James T. Markwiese, Neptune and Company, Presentation at the EPA 22nd National Conference on Managing Environmental Quality Systems (Contact Terry Simpson, EPA Region 3 QA Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org for a copy of this paper.)
- Great Lakes Commission Quality Assurance Project Plan Review Checklist (Local PDF) US EPA, GLNPO, December 2003
- Guidance for Quality Assurance Project Plans, EPA QA/G-5 US EPA, Dec 2002 See Chapter 3, pp. 47-57
- I’m here. I’m free. / Use me! Use me! (Secondary Use of Data in Your Quality System) Marcus E. Kantz, EPA Region 2, Presentation at EPA National QA Conference, April 14, 2005 (Contact Terry Simpson, EPA Region 3 QA Manager, at email@example.com for a copy of this paper.)
- NRMRL QAPP Requirements For Research Model Development And Application Projects. US EPA, ORD, NRML, Revision 0, October 2008
- NRMRL QAPP Requirements For Secondary Data Projects. US EPA,ORD,NRML, Revision 0, October 2008
- QAPP Requirements For Secondary Data Research Projects
- Quality Management Plan for the National Center for Environmental Assessment (PDF) Quality Management Plan, March 2012
- Using Data From Other Sources - A Checklist for Quality Concerns - Draft US EPA Quality Staff, May 25, 2000
- Resources for Planning Projects that Use Existing Data
- Uniform Federal Policy for Quality Assurance Project Plans: Evaluating, Assessing, and Documenting Environmental Data Collection and Use Programs - Part 1: UFP-QAPP Manual Version 1, March 2005 See Section 2.7; pp. 54-58 of 149
- US EPA Region 2 Guidance for the Development of Quality Assurance Project Planss for Environmental Monitoring Projects EPA Region 2, April 12, 2004, See Section 9.0, pp. 8-9 of 17