EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB)

Standardized Analytical Methods for Use During Homeland Security Events

EPA Designated Federal Officer (DFO):Vivian Turner

Responsible Committee/Panel:Homeland Security Advisory Committee WaterSentinel Program and Standard Analytical Methods Consultative Panel
A list of members can be found in the final report included in the Advisory Activity linked to this panel or committee.

BACKGROUND.

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EPA's Office of Research and Development requested a consultation with the Science Advisory Board to obtain advice on Standard Analytical Methods to be used by all laboratories for responding to incidents that require rapid analysis. The Science Advisory Board undertook this activity as part of its effort to strengthen the science and research supporting EPA's role in homeland security.