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Will EPA extend the dates for Quality Assurance (QA) documents if a recipient impacted by COVID-19 is unable to comply with existing requirements?

Yes. If a recipient needs an extension to submit a QA-related document, an authorized EPA official can provide an extension. Recipients should send the extension request accompanied by a brief justification by email to the Grant Specialist and Project Officer for the grant.  However, work on the grant that is subject to QA may not begin until EPA approves the recipient’s QA-related documents. 

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