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Managing the Quality of Environmental Data at EPA Region 3

Quality Assurance

The primary goal of the Region’s Quality Management System (a.k.a. quality assurance program) is to ensure that environmental data activities performed by or for the Region will result in the production of data that is of adequate quality to support the Agency’s scientific decisions or actions. In order for this data to be used with a high degree of certainty, its quality must be known and documented. This goal will be achieved by ensuring that appropriate resources are made available and proper procedures followed throughout the planning, implementation and evaluation phases of each environmental project.

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    Program Guidance & Requirements

    Region 3 Quality System

    Extramural Quality Assurance

    Training

    Agency Quality Policy

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    Laboratory & Field Operations

    Laboratory

    Field

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    Quality Assurance Tools

    Quality Management Plans

    ​Quality Assurance Program Plans

    Quality Assurance Project Plans

      Systematic Planning

      Standard Operating Procedures

      Assessments

      Management Assessments

      Technical Assessments

      Data Assessments

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