ELAP – Opportunity to Comment

SWRCB_Logo1[1]The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) will receive public comments on the development of regulations for the California Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP) and the preliminary staff recommendation for the laboratory standard component of the regulations.

The State Water Board will hold a public workshop to provide information and answer questions on the development of regulations for ELAP and the preliminary staff recommendation for the laboratory standard component of the regulations. The workshop is an opportunity for interested persons to provide oral comments to the State Water Board Members. A quorum of the State Water Board Members may attend this workshop. This will be an informational workshop only and the State Water Board will not take any formal action at this meeting. Details of the workshop are provided below. View background information here.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2016

9:00 A.M.

Joe Serna Jr. – CalEPA Headquarters Building Coastal Hearing Room 1001

I Street, Second Floor

Sacramento, CA 95814

For information on the Expert Review Panel process and to read the final report, visit http://www.sccwrp.org/ELAP. For information on meetings of the Environmental Laboratory Technical Advisory Committee, visit: http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/drinking_water/certlic/labs/eltac_meetings.shtml.

For ELAP information, visit: www.waterboards.ca.gov/elap.

For information on the 2016 TNI Standard, visit: http://www.nelac-institute.org/.

Persons interested in the development of regulations for ELAP and the preliminary staff recommendation for the laboratory standard component of the regulations are encouraged to submit comments electronically.

Comment letters must be received by 12:00 Noon on Friday, September 16, 2016. Comment letters received after that deadline will not be accepted unless the State Water Board determines otherwise. Send comments to:

Jeanine Townsend, Clerk to the State Water Board, by email at commentletters@waterboards.ca.gov (must be no more than 15 megabytes); fax at (916) 341-5620; or mail or hand delivery at: Jeanine Townsend, Clerk to the Board State Water Resources Control Board P.O. Box 100, Sacramento, CA 95812-2000 (mail) 1001 I Street, 24th Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814 (hand delivery) Please indicate in the subject line, “Comment Letter – ELAP Regulations Development/Laboratory Standard”

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