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Plans, Procedures

The following plans and procedures describe work performed by LANL under the Compliance Order on Consent with the State of New Mexico.

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Environmental Plans & Procedures

DISCLAIMER: A list of procedures cited in reports prepared by Los Alamos National Laboratory’s (LANL’s) Associate Directorate for Environmental Programs is available at this site.

Under each bar below, you will find a list with the procedure number and title for that category. There is also a PDF listing of the procedures available for you to print (pdf). To view each procedure, visit the Electronic Public Reading Room (EPRR) and enter the procedure number in the EPRR search field. The most recent version of the procedure will appear first along with any references to that procedure number in other LANL documents.

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Administrative
EP-DIR-AP-10070 Peer Review of Environmental Programs Documents
EP-DIV-AP-10003 Records Management Procedure for ADEP Employees
EP-DIV-AP-10005 Records Processing
EP-DIV-AP-10007 Environmental Programs Procedure Preparation, Revision, Review, Approval and Use
EP-DIV-AP-10009 Readiness Review for EP Projects
EP-DIR-SOP-10007 Quality Checks for Preparation of Data Sets from the Project Technical Databases
EP-DIV-SOP-20016 Identification and Notification of Newly Identified Solid Waste Management Units (SWMUs) and Areas of Concern (AOCs) and Newly Discovered Releases
EP-WES-SOP-4006 Review of Projects for Impacts to Potential Release Sites (PRS)
SOP-4006 Document Development and Deliverables Compliance
SOP 5250 Annotated Outlines - Templates for Consent Order IWPs and IRs
Data Management
EP-DIV-SOP-10006 Performing Human Ecological Risk Screening Assessments
SOP-5230 Groundwater - Level Data Processing, Review, and Validation
SOP-5245 Background Value Comparisons - Inorganic Chemicals
SOP-5246 Background Value Comparisons - Radionuclides
Data Validation
SOP-5161 Waste and Environmental Services Standard Operation Procedure for Routine Validation of Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Analytical Data
SOP-5162 Waste and Environmental Services Standard Operation Procedure for Routine Validation of Semivolatile Organic Compound (SVOC) Analytical Data
SOP-5163 Waste and Environmental Services Standard Operation Procedure for Routine Validation of Organochlorine Pesticide (PEST) and Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) Analytical Data
SOP-5165 Waste and Environmental Services Standard Operation Procedure for Routine Validation of Metals Analytical Data
SOP-5166 Waste and Environmental Services Standard Operation Procedure for Routine Validation of Gamma Spectroscopy, Chemical Separation Alpha Spectrometry, Gas Proportional Counting, and Liquid Scintillation Analytical Data
SOP-5169 Waste and Environmental Services Standard Operation Procedure for Routine Validation of Dioxin Furan Analytical Data (EPA Method 1618 and SW-846 EPA Method 8290)
SOP-5171 Waste and Environmental Services Standard Operation Procedure for Routine Validation of Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons Gasoline Range Organics/Diesel Range Organics Analytical Data (Method 8015B)
SOP-5191 Waste and Environmental Services Standard Operation Procedure for Routine Validation of LC/MS/MS Perchlorate Analytical Data (SW-846 EPA Method 6850)
General Field Work
EP-ERSS-SOP-5056 Sample Containers and Preservation
EP-ERSS-SOP-5057 Handling, Packaging, and Transporting Field Samples
EP-ERSS-SOP-5059 Field Quality Control Samples
EP-ERSS-SOP-5061 Field Decontamination of Equipment
SOP-5181 Notebook and Logbook Documentation for Environmental Directorate Technical and Field Activities
SOP-5255 Shipping of Environmental Samples by the WES Sample Management Office (SMO)
WES-EDA-QP-219 Sample Control and Field Documentation
Groundwater, Spring, and Surface Water - Measurement & Sampling
ENV-DO-203 Field Water Quality Analyses
EP-DIV-SOP-10010 Pressure Transducer Installation, Removal, and Maintenance
EP-DIV-SOP-20005 Groundwater Montoring Well Dual-Screen Sampling System Installation and Testing
EP-DIV-SOP-20032 Groundwater Sampling
ENV-RCRA-QP-010.3 Land Application of Groundwater
SOP-06.03 Sampling for Volatile Organic Compounds in Groundwater
SOP-4009 Consent Order 5-Day Public Notification Requirement for Groundwater Data
SOP-5211 Surface Water Site Assessments
SOP-5223 Manual GroundWater Level Measurements
SOP-5224 Spring & Surface Water Sampling
SOP-5225 Groundwater Sampling Using Pressure Probes Using Westbay System
SOP-5227 Pressure Transducer Installation, Removal, and Maintenance
Physical & Chemical Analyses
EP-DIV-SOP-20031 X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis
EP-ERSS-SOP-5031 Leaching of Soil and Rock Samples for Anions
EP-ERSS-SOP-5042 Operation of Siemens D-500 X-Ray Diffractometers
Site Survey/Screening
EP-ERSS-SOP-5028 Coordinating and Evaluating Geodetic Surveys
EP-ERSS-SOP-5048 Screening for Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) in Soil
Soil, Foodstuffs, and Biota Sampling (ENV)
QAPP-05 Quality Assurance Project Plan for the Biota Dose Assessment
SOP-5132 Collection of Soil and Vegetation Samples for the Environmental Surveillance Program
SOP-5134 Produce Sampling
SOP-5135 Fish Sampling
SOP-5136 Game Animal Sampling
SOP-5137 Processing Biota Samples for Analysis
SOP-5139 Sampling Soil and Vegetation at Facility Sites
SOP-5247 Collection of Macroinvertebrates in the Rio Grande
SOP-5249 Collection of Crawfish in the Rio Grande
Solids, Soils & Sediment Sample Collection
ENV-WQH-SOP-012 Active Channel and Reservoir Bottom Sediment Collection
EP-DIR-SOP-10001 Installation of Vadose Zone Monitoring Wells for Vapor Sampling and Moisture Monitoring
EP-ERSS-SOP-5027 Geomorphic Characterization
EP-ERSS-SOP-5074 Sampling Subsurface Vapor
SOP-06.09 Spade and Scoop Method for Collection of Soil Samples
SOP-06.10 Hand Auger and Thin-Wall Tube Sampler
SOP-06.33 Headspace Vapor Screening with a Photo Ionization Detector
SOP-5194 Chip Sampling of Porous Surfaces
Storm Water Runoff - Assessments & Sampling
EP-DIR-SOP-10022 Managing Electronic Stage and Discharge Data from Stream Gage Stations
EP-DIV-SOP-10004 Managing Electronic Precipitation Data for Storm Water Projects
EP-DIV-SOP-10005 Operation and Maintenance of Gage Stations for Storm Water Projects
EP-DIV-SOP-10008 Installing, Setting Up, and Operating ISCO Samplers
EP-DIV-SOP-10013 Inspecting Storm Water Runoff Samplers and Retrieving Samples
EP-DIV-SOP-20012 Installling, Inspecting, and Maintaining Individual Storm Water Control Measures
SOP-5215 Processing Storm Water Samples
Waste Management
EP-DIR-SOP-10021 Characterization and Management of Environmental Program Waste
EP-DIV-SOP-20014 Coliwasa Sampler for Liquids and Slurries
EP-DIV-SOP-20015 Weighted Bottle Sampler for Liquids and Slurries in Tanks
EP-DIV-SOP-20060 Certifying Individual Permit Storm Water Control Measures
EP-DIV-SOP-20125 Performing NPDES Storm Water Individual Permit Visual Inspections
Well Drilling, Construction, Development, Maintenance, & Abandonment
ENV-WQH-SOP-015 Down Hole Video Camera And Borehole Logging System Use
EP-DIR-SOP-20020 Physical Processing, Storage, and Examination of Borehole Samples at the Field Support Facility
EP-DIV-SOP-20006 Pressure Monitoring of Packer Systems in Monitoring Wells
EP-ERSS-SOP-5029 Drilling Plan Development
EP-ERSS-SOP-5033 Well Development
EP-ERSS-SOP-5034 Monitor Well and RFI Borehole Abandonment
SOP-06.24 Sample Collection from Split-Spoon Samplers and Shelby Tube Samplers
SOP-06.26 Core Barrel Sampling for Subsurface Earth Materials
SOP-12.01 Field Logging, Handling & Documentation of Borehole Materials
SOP-12.02 Transportation & Admittance of Borehole Materials to the Field Support Facility
SOP-5204 Analytical Data Qualification For Residual Effects of Drilling Products

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