DoD ELAP

Alpha Bravo Charlie: Merit’s Department of Defense Certification Renewed

Alpha Bravo Charlie: Merit’s Department of Defense Certification Renewed

The Department of Defense (DoD) has officially renewed Merit Laboratories' testing certification in support of the DoD Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (DoD ELAP).

Merit Laboratories is designated a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) and Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE).  Merit’s DoD ELAP accreditation includes aqueous and solid sample matrices for a diverse range of analytical methods for organics, wet chemistry, and metals.

We’re Going to Disney World! Merit Laboratories, a WBE and SBE, to Attend 2018 DoD EMDQ Workshop in Orlando

We’re Going to Disney World! Merit Laboratories, a WBE and SBE, to Attend 2018 DoD EMDQ Workshop in Orlando

To support its Department of Defense (DoD) program, Merit Laboratories will be attending the 2018 Environmental Monitoring & Data Quality (EMDQ) Workshop. The 2018 EMDQ Workshop is being held in Orlando, Florida from April 9-12 and is organized by the DoD Environmental Data Quality Workgroup.   Merit Laboratories’ Quality Assurance Officer, Barbara Ball, will be representing Merit Laboratories at the DoD conference.

The DoD ELAP Detection & Quantitation Guidance for Projects Managers and Data Users

The DoD ELAP Detection & Quantitation Guidance for Projects Managers and Data Users

The DoD Environmental Data Quality Workgroup recently issued a fact sheet on detection and quantitation to assist project managers and data users of laboratory data for DoD projects.  The EDQW guidance sheet is geared to assist project manager or other decision-makers that use environmental laboratory data to accomplish one or more of the following tasks for a DoD project:

Overview  of the Department of Defense Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (DoD ELAP)

Overview  of the Department of Defense Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (DoD ELAP)

The Department of Defense Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (DoD ELAP) is an agreement between the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and U.S. Navy for environmental laboratory accreditation and analytical testing to support DoD projects and DoD programs. The DoD ELAP, which originated in October 2009, covers environmental programs at DoD operations, activities, and installations, which also includes formerly used defense sites (FUDS).  The Department of Energy (DOE) recently became part of the DoD ELAP for DOE sites and programs.