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Environmental Plans & Procedures

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.

Procedure No.Title/Description
EP-AP-10003 Records Management
EP-AP-10007 Technical Procedure Development
EP-DIR-AP-10005 Records Processing
EP-DIR-AP-10020 Document Development for Environmental Programs
EP-DIR-AP-10070 Peer Review of Environmental Programs Documents
EP-DIV-SOP-20016 Identification and Notification of Newly Identified SWMUs, AOCs and Releases
EP-DIV-SOP-20156 Quality Check for Preparation of Data Sets from the LANL Environmental Information Management Database
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
OIO-TP-5161 Routine Validation of Volatile Organic Compound Analytical Data
OIO-TP-5162 Routine Validation of Semivolatile Organic Compound Analytical Data
OIO-TP-5163 Routine Validation of Organochlorine Pesticide and Polychlorinated Biphenyl Analytical Data
OIO-TP-5165 Routine Validation of Metals Analytical Data
OIO-TP-5166 Routine Validation of Gamma Spectroscopy, Chemical Separation Alpha Spectrometry, Gas Proportional Counting, and Liquid Scintillation Analytical Data
OIO-TP-5169 Routine Validation of Dioxin Furan Analytical Data (EPA Method 1618 and SW-846 EPA Method 8290)
OIO-TP-5171 Routine Validation of Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons Gasoline Range Organics/Diesel Range Organics Analytical Data (Method 8015B)
OIO-TP-5191 Routine Validation of LC/MS/MS Perchlorate Analytical Data (SW-846 EPA Method 6850)
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-20236 Handling, Packaging, and Transporting Field Samples
OIO-QP-219 Sample Control and Field Documentation
OIO-TP-222 Shipping/Receiving of Environmental Samples by the Sample Management Office (SMO)
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
ER-SOP-10010 Pressure Transducer Installation, Removal, and Maintenance
ER-SOP-20032 Groundwater Sampling
ER-SOP-20243 Manual Groundwater-Level Measurements
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
Storm Water Runoff – Assessments and Sampling
Procedure No.Title/Description
EP-DIR-SOP-10004 Managing Electronic Precipitation Data from Rain Gage Stations
EP-DIR-SOP-10022 Managing Electronic Stage and Discharge Data from Stream Gage Stations
EP-DIV-GUIDE-20211 Inspection Guidance for Environmental Programs Watershed, Retention, and No Exposure Controls
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
EP-DIV-SOP-20060 Certifying Individual Permit Storm Water Control Measures
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
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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