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The 2017 EPA Method Update Rule


SYNOPSIS

This 1.5-hour webcast summarizes the Method Update Rule finalized by EPA in December 2016 that will become effective in February 2017. This rule approved new methods, or changes to existing methods, that affect over 100 EPA methods, Standard Methods, ASTM methods, and other test procedures in 40 CFR Part 136. The rule also contains a number of clarifications relating to approved methods, sample preservation and holding times, and method modifications. Among the more significant changes are updated versions of Methods 608, 624 and 625 and revisions to the MDL procedure in Part 136.


EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

Class participants will understand the significant issues in this rule.


CERTIFICATES AND CEUs

CEUs: 0.15


Course Fee:
$35 for TNI members; $45 for all others; $100 group rate

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About Webcasts:
Upon receipt of your payment, you will receive a special link by e-mail to watch the webcast on your computer. The link is time-limited: you will have full access to the webcast and any associated handouts for 6 months after receipt of payment, at which time the link will expire. Webcasts cannot be downloaded; they are intended for viewing on your computer only during the 6-month window. If you have any questions, please contact Ilona Taunton atilona.taunton@nelac-institute.org.

No certificates are provided with webcasts.  If you wish to receive a Certificate of Completion with CEUs for your records, there will be an additional $15 charge per person and you must complete the Quiz and receive a passing score of 65% or higher. People with lower scores or no quiz will receive a Certificate of Attendance. Contact Ilona Taunton at ilona.taunton@nelac-institute.org if you need a certificate.

Format:
Webcast

Length:
90 minutes

This course has been reviewed and approved by TNI.

Presented By:


Jerry Parr

About the Presenter:
Jerry Parr is the Principal Scientist with Catalyst Information Resources, a company focused on providing current relevant information on environmental laboratory issues. He also serves as the Executive Director for The NELAC Institute, serves on the Advisory Board for the Environmental Laboratory Washington Report, and is the conference organizer for the National Environmental Monitoring Conference. He has a BS in Chemistry from the University of Texas at Austin and has 40 years of experience in environmental analytical chemistry.