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Region 2 Quality Assurance Guidance and Standard Operating Procedures

Quality Assurance Guidance

Title Date Special Note
R2 Brownfields QAPP Guidance Dec '19 This document contains the required format and content for EPA Region 2 Brownfields Project QAPPs.
Brownfields Site-Specific QAPP Checklist Aug '20  
Technical Assistance Document for Complying with the TC Rule and Implementing TCLP Mar '94  
Guidance for the Development of Quality Assurance Project Plans for Environmental Monitoring Projects Apr '04 This document presents guidance for the development of a Quality Assurance Project Plans (QAPP) for non-Superfund environmental monitoring projects to be conducted by or for EPA Region 2.
Guidance for the Development of Quality Management Plans for non-Superfund, RCRA, Brownfield Environmental Monitoring Projects EPA/240/B-01/002 March 2001 Reissue Notice May 2006 EPA Requirements for Quality Management Plans (QA/R-2)
Guidance for the Development of Quality Assurance Project Plans for non-Superfund, RCRA & Brownfield Environmental Monitoring Projects EPA/240/B-01/003 March 2001 Reissue Notice May 2006 EPA Requirements for QA Project Plans (QA/R-5)
Additional Guidance for the Development of Quality Assurance Project Plans for non-Superfund, RCRA & Brownfield Environmental Monitoring Projects EPA/240/R-02/009 December 2002 Guidance for Quality Assurance Plans (EPA QA/G-5)

Data Validation Active Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Inorganic Validation SOPs

SOP #

Description

Date

SOP HW-3a ICP-AES Rev1 w/CRF

CLP ISM02.2 ICP-AES

September 2016

SOP HW-3b ICP-MS Rev1 w/CRF

CLP ISM02.2 ICP-MS

September 2016

SOP HW-3c Hg & CN Rev1 w/CRF

CLP ISM02.2 Mercury and Cyanide

September 2016

Organic Validation SOPs - CLP

SOP #

Description

Date

SOP HW-33A Low Medium VOA Rev 1 w/CRF

EPA CLP Method SOM02.2 for Low/Medium VOA

September 2016

SOP HW-34A Trace VOA Rev1 w/CRF

EPA CLP Method SOM02.2 for Trace VOA

September 2016

SOP HW-35A Rev1 w/CRF

EPA CLP Method SOM02.2 for Semivolatiles

September 2016

SOP HW-36A Rev 1 w/CRF

EPA CLP Method SOM02.2 for Pesticides

October 2016

SOP HW-37A Rev 0 w/CRF

EPA CLP Method SOM02.2 for PCBs Aroclor

June 2015

Organic Validation SOPs - Other

SOP #

Description

Date

SOP HW-11 Rev 3

SW-846 Method 8280 for Polychlorinated Dibenzodioxins/Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans

December 2010

SOP HW-16 Rev. 2.1

SW-846 Method 8330A Nitroaromatics and Nitroamines by HPLC

December 2010

SOP HW-17 Rev.3.1

SW-846 Method 8151A for Chlorinated Herbicides by GC

December 2010

SOP HW-19 Rev. 1.1

SW-846 Method 8290 for Polychlorinated dibenzodioxins (PCDDs) and Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans (PCDFs) by HRMS

December 2010

SOP HW-22 Rev. 5

SW-846 Method 8270D for Semivolatile Organic Compounds by GC/MS

December 2010

SOP HW-25 Rev. 3

EPA Method 1613, Revision B Tetra-through Octa-chorinated Dioxins and Furans by Isotope Dilution by HRGC/HRMS

December 2010

SOP HWSS 24 Rev. 4

SW-846 Methods 8260B & 8260C for VOCs by GC/MS

October 2014

SOP HW-29 Rev. 2

EPA Method 524.2 for Purgeable Organic Compounds in Water by GC/MS

November 2010

SOP HW-31 Rev. 6

TO-15 Air Analysis for VOCs

September 2016

SOP HW-44 Rev. 1.1

SW-846 Method 8081B for Pesticide Compounds Organochlorine Pesticides by GC

December 2010

SOP HW-46 Rev. 1

EPA Method 1668 A for Chlorinated Biphenyl Congeners and EPA Non-RAS CBC01.0

September 2008

SOP HW-55 Rev. 2 w/CRF

EPA Non-RAS DLM02.0 for Tetra -through Octa-Chlorinated Dioxins and Furans by Isotope Dilution

December 2008