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EPA Regional Laboratories Summary of Physical and Chemical Properties Analysis Capabilities by Region

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Flash Point Aqueous/Liquid Waste (oil, drum, etc..) Pensky-Marten or Seta X X X X X X X     X
Conductivity Water Specific Conductance X X X X X X X X X X
Ignitability Soil/Sediment Ignitability of Solids   X X X X X X      
Ignitability Waste (oil, drum, etc..) Pensky-Marten or Seta Closed Cup   X X X X X X X   X
pH Water Electrometric X X X X X X X X X X
pH Soil/Sediment Electrometric X X X X X X X X X X
pH Waste (oil, drum, etc..) Electrometric X X X X X X X X X X
Solids, Non-Filterable Water Gravimetric X X X X X X X X X X
Solids, Percent Soil/Sediment Gravimetric X X X X X X X X X X
Solids, Total Water Gravimetric X X X X X X X X X X
Solids, Total Dissolved Water Gravimetric X X X X X X X X X X
Solids, Total Volatile Water Gravimetric   X   X X X X X X X
Turbidity Water Nephelometric X X X X X X X X X X