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DISCLAIMER: The following procedure titles and designations are cited in reports prepared by Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Associate Directorate for Environmental Management (ADEM). To view each procedure, go to the Electronic Public Reading Room (EPRR), enter the procedure number in the EPRR search field, and access the most recent version of the procedure. Contact doc_mgr@lanl.gov if you need assistance.

Administrative
Procedure No.Title/Description

EP-AP-10003

Records Management

EP-AP-10007

Technical Procedure Development

EP-DIR-AP-10005

Records Processing

EM-AP-10087

Document Development for Environmental Programs *supercedes EP-DIR- AP-10020

EM-AP-10088

Peer Review of Environmental Programs Documents *supercedes EP-DIR-AP- 10070

EP-DIV-SOP-20016

Identification and Notification of Newly Identified SWMUs, AOCs and Releases

ER-SOP-20156

Quality Check for Preparation of Data Sets from the LANL Environmental Information Management Database *supercedes EP-DIV-SOP-20156

ER-AP-20272

Environmental Remediation Project (ER) Readiness Review

Air Monitoring (EPC)
Procedure No.Title/Description
ENV-CP-QAPP-Be NESHAP Quality Assurance Project Plan, Beryllium NESHAP Compliance
ENV-ES-TPP-003 Technical Project Plan for the Neighborhood Environmental Watch Network (NEWNET)
ENV-ES-TPP-007 Technical Project Plan for the Direct Penetrating Radiation Monitoring Network (DPRNET)
EPC-CP-TPP-MetM Technical Project Plan for Meteorological Monitoring
SOP-5140 AIRNET - Quality Assurance Project Plan for the Radiological Air Sampling Network
Data Management
Procedure No.Title/Description
EP-DIV-SOP-10006 Performing Human and Ecological Risk Screening Assessments
ER-SOP-10071 Background Comparisons for Inorganic Chemicals
ER-SOP-10073 Background Comparisons for Radionuclides
ER-SOP-20231 Groundwater-Level Data Processing, Review, and Validation
Data Validation (ADESH)
Procedure No.Title/Description

ER-AP-20304

Change Control for Data in the Environmental Information Management (EIM) Database

ER-AP-20309

Validation of Volatile Organic Compound Analytical Data *supercedes OIO- TP-5161

ER-AP-20310

Validation of Semivolatile Organic Compound Analytical Data *supercedes OIO-TP-5162

ER-AP-20311

Validation of Organochlorine Pesticide and Polychlorinated Biphenyl Analytical Data *supercedes OIO-TP-5163

ER-AP-20312

Validation of High Explosive Analytical Data

ER-AP-20313

Validation of Metals and Cyanide Analytical Data *supercedes OIO-TP-5165

ER-AP-20314

Validation of Gamma Spectroscopy, Chemical Separation Alpha Spectrometry, Gas Proportional Counting, and Liquid Scintillation Analytical Data *supercedes OIO-TP-5166

ER-AP-20315

Validation of General Chemistry Analytical Data

ER-AP-20316

Validation of LC-MS/MS High Explosive Analytical Data

ER-AP-20317

Validation of Dioxin Furan Analytical Data *supercedes OIO-TP-5169

ER-AP-20318

Validation of Chlorinated Biphenyl Congener Analytical Data (EPA Method 1668)

ER-AP-20319

Validation of Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons Gasoline Range Organics/Diesel Range Organics Analytical Data (Method 8015) *supercedes OIO-TP-5171

ER-AP-20320

General Field Work
Procedure No.Title/Description

EP-ERSS-SOP-5061

Field Decontamination of Equipment

ER-SOP-20235

Sample Containers, Preservation, and Field Quality Control

ER-SOP-10094

Handling, Packaging, and Transporting Field Samples *supercedes ER-SOP- 20236

ER-SOP-10093

Sample Control and Field Documentation *supercedes OIO-QP-219

ER-SOP-10095

Shipping/Receiving of Environmental Samples by the Sample Management Office (SMO) *supercedes OIO-TP-222

Groundwater, Spring, and Surface Water – Measurement and Sampling
Procedure No.Title/Description

EPC-CP-QP-205

TA-54, Area G PCB Compliance Monitoring

ER-GUIDE-20005

Groundwater Monitoring Well Dual-Screen Sampling System Installation and Testing

OIO-Guide-002

OIO Surface and Storm Water Sample Processing How-to-Guide

ER-SOP-10010

Pressure Transducer Installation, Removal, and Maintenance

ER-SOP-20032

Groundwater Sampling

ER-SOP-20243

Manual Groundwater-Level Measurements

ER-SOP-20308

Installation and Maintenance of Remote Telemetry Units for Surface Water Projects

SOP-5224

Spring and Surface Water Sampling

SOP-5225

Groundwater Sampling Using Westbay MP System

Site Survey/Screening
Procedure No.Title/Description
EP-ERSS-SOP-5028 Coordinating and Evaluating Geodetic Surveys
ER-SOP-20238 Screening of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) in Soil
Soil, Foodstuffs, and Biota Sampling (EPC)
Procedure No.Title/Description
ENV-ES-TP-003 Collection of Soil and Vegetation Samples for the Environmental Surveillance Program
ENV-ES-TP-004 Produce Sampling
ENV-ES-TP-006 Sampling Soil and Vegetation at Facility Sites
ENV-ES-TP-007 Game Animal Sampling
ENV-ES-TP-008 Collection of Crawfish in the Rio Grande
ENV-ES-TPP-002 Technical Project Plan for Biota Dose Assessment
EPC-ES-TP-005 Fish Sampling
EPC-ES-TP-013 Collection of Benthic Macroinvertebrates in the Rio Grande
QAPP-0001 Quality Assurance Project Plan for the Soil, Foodstuffs, and Nonfoodstuffs Biota Monitoring Project
Solids, Soils, and Sediment Sample Collection
Procedure No.Title/Description

ER-GUIDE-20237

Geomorphic Characterization

ER-SOP-20025

Headspace Vapor Screening with a Photoionization Detector

ER-SOP-20069

Soil, Tuff, and Sediment Sampling

ER-SOP-20294

Sampling Subsurface Vapor

ENV-WQH-SOP-012

Active Channel and Reservoir Bottom Sediment Collection

Storm Water Runoff – Assessments and Sampling
Procedure No.Title/Description

SW-DI-10007

Managing Electronic Precipitation Data from Rain Gage Stations *supercedes EP-DIR-SOP-10004

SW-DI-10008

Managing Electronic Stage and Discharge Data from Stream Gage Stations
*supercedes EP-DIR-SOP-10022

ER-GUIDE-20211

Inspection Guidance for Environmental Programs Watershed, Retention, and No Exposure Controls *supercedes by EP-DIV-GUIDE-20211

EP-DIV-SOP-10005

Operation and Maintenance of Gage Stations for Storm Water Projects

EP-DIV-SOP-10008

Installing, Setting Up, and Operating 3700 ISCO Samplers

EP-DIV-SOP-20012

Post-Storm Inspection of NPDES Individual Permit Storm Water Control Measures and Installation and Maintenance of Non-Engineered Storm Water Control Measures

ER-AP-20060

Certifying Individual Permit Storm Water Control Measures *supercedes EP- DIV-SOP-20060

EP-DIV-SOP-20125

Performing NPDES Storm Water Individual Permit Visual Inspections

EP-DIV-SOP-20217

Processing Surface Water Samples

ER-SOP-10013

Inspecting ISCO Storm Water Samplers and Retrieving Samples

ENV-CP-QP-045

Installing, Setting Up, and Operating ISCO Samplers for the MSGP

Waste Management
Procedure No.Title/Description
EP-DIR-SOP-10021 Characterization and Management of Environmental Programs Waste
EP-DIV-SOP-20014 Coliwasa Sampler for Liquids and Slurries
EP-DIV-SOP-20015 Weighted Bottle Sampler for Liquids and Slurries in Tanks
Well Drilling, Construction, Development, Maintenance, and Abandonment
Procedure No.Title/Description
ENV-RCRA-QP-010 Land Application of Groundwater
EP-DIR-SOP-20020 Physical Processing, Storage, and Examination of Borehole Material at the Field Support Facility
EP-DIV-SOP-20126 Borehole Camera and Geophysical Logging System Use
EP-DIV-SOP-20221 Well Development
EP-ERSS-SOP-5029 Drilling Plan Development
EP-ERSS-SOP-5034 Monitoring Well and Borehole Abandonment
ER-SOP-20006 Monitoring Well Packer System Reinflation

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