DoD Environmental Lab

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.