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EPA Regional Laboratories Summary of Inorganic Analytical Analysis Capabilities by Region

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Acidity Water Titrametric   X X X X   X X    
Alkalinity Water Titrametric X X X X X X X X X X
Asbestos Solids/Bulk material PLM X           X X   X
Asbestos Soil/Sediment PLM X           X X   X
Anions Water IC X X X X X X X X X X
Anions Water Titrametric   X X              
Chromium, Hexavalent (Cr+6) Water Colorimetric   X   X   X X     X
Chromium, Hexavalent (Cr+6) Soil/Sediment Colorimetric   X   X           X
Chromium, Hexavalent (Cr+6) Water IC     X X X X X   X  
Chromium, Hexavalent (Cr+6) Soil/Sediment IC     X   X          
Cyanide, Amenable Water Colorimetric X X   X X X X X X X
Cyanide, Amenable Soil/Sediment Colorimetric X X   X   X X X   X
Cyanide, Total Water Colorimetric X X X X X X X X X X
Cyanide, Total Soil/Sediment Colorimetric X X X X X X X X   X
Cyanide, Total Waste Colorimetric X X X X X X   X   X
Fluoride Water ISE X X   X X   X      
Fluoride Water IC X X X X X X X X X X
Hardness Water Colorimetric                    
Hardness Water Titrametric   X X     X     X  
Hardness Water ICP/Calculation X X X X X X X X X X
Mercury, Total Water CVAA X X X X X X   X X X
Mercury, Total Water Direct Hg Analysis             X      
Mercury, Total Soil/Sediment CVAA X X X X X X   X X X
Mercury, Total Soil/Sediment Direct Hg Analysis X       X   X   X  
Mercury, Total Tissue (fish &/or plant) CVAA X X X X   X   X X X
Mercury, Total Tissue (fish &/or plant) Direct Hg Analysis X         X X   X X
Mercury, Total Waste (oil, drum, etc..) CVAA X X X X X X   X X X
Mercury, Total Waste (oil, drum, etc..) Direct Hg Analysis             X      
Mercury (TCLP) Soil/Waste (oil, drum, etc..) CVAA   X X X X X   X X X
Mercury (TCLP) Soil/Waste (oil, drum, etc..) Direct Hg Analysis         X   X      
Metals, Total Water ICP /AES X X X X X X X X X X
Metals, Total Soil /Sediment ICP /AES X X X X X X X X X X
Metals, Total Tissue (fish &/or plant) ICP /AES X X X X     X X X X
Metals, Total Waste (oil, drum, etc..) ICP /AES X X X X X X X X X X
Metals (TCLP) Soil/Waste (oil, drum, etc..) ICP /AES   X X X X X X X X X
Metals, Total Water GFAA X                  
Metals, Total Soil/Sediment GFAA X                  
Metals, Total Tissue (Fish &/or plant) GFAA X                  
Metals, Total Waste (oil, drum, etc..) GFAA X                  
Metals (TCLP) Soil/Waste (oil, drum, etc..) GFAA                    
Metals, Total Water ICP/MS X X X X X X X X X X
Metals, Total Soil/Sediment ICP/MS X X X X X X X X   X
Metals, Total Tissue (Fish &/or plant) ICP/MS   X X X     X X X X
Metals, Total Waste (oil, drum, etc..) ICP/MS     X X   X X X    
Metals (TCLP) Soil/Waste (oil, drum, etc..) ICP/MS       X   X X X    
Nitrogen (Ammonia) Water Colorimetric   X X X X X X X X X
Nitrogen (Ammonia) Soil/Sediment Colorimetric     X X X          
Nitrogen (Ammonia) Water Electrode   X                
Nitrogen (NO3 &/or NO2) Water Colorimetric   X X X X X X X X X
Nitrogen (NO3 &/or NO2) Soil Colorimetric       X X   X     X
Nitrogen (NO3 &/or NO2) Water IC X X X X X   X X X X
Nitrogen (NO3 &/or NO2) Soil IC X   X X X   X   X X
Nitrogen, Total Kjeldahl Water Colorimetric   X X X X X X   X X
Nitrogen, Total Kjeldahl Soil Colorimetric     X X X X X      
Perchlorate Water IC         X       X  
Perchlorate Soil IC                 X  
Perchlorate Water IC with LC/MS confirmation     X   X         X
Perchlorate Water, Soil/ Sediment LC/MS     X             X
Perchlorate Water LC/MS/MS X         X   X X  
Phosphorus, Ortho Water Colorimetric X X   X   X X X   X
Phosphorus, Ortho Water IC X X X X X   X X X X
Phosphorus, Total Water Colorimetric X X X X X X X X X X
Phosphorus, Total Soil Colorimetric X   X X X         X
Sulfate Water IC X X X X X X X X X X
Sulfate Soil IC X   X X X   X X X  
Sulfate Water Turbidimetric X X         X      
Sulfate Soil Turbidimetric X                  
Sulfide Water Colorimetric   X         X      
Sulfide Soil Colorimetric                    
Sulfide Water IC, Turbidimetric           X        
Sulfide Water Titrametric   X             X