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Memorandum on Clarification of Terminology for the EPA Quality System

The document includes a memorandum from Norine E. Noonan to Assitant and Regional Administrators about the Clarification of Terminology for the EPA Quality System.  It also includes two attachments:

  • Data Quality Objectives vs. Acceptance or Performance Criteria
  • The EPA Quality Manual for Environmental Programs - Section 3.3.8.1 (EPA Manual 5360, July 1998)
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