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Environmental Sampling and Analytical Methods (ESAM) Program

Sample Collection Procedures and Strategies

The following documents and tools have been developed by EPA to provide information regarding sample collection following a contamination incident.  The sampling strategies provide a framework to assist decision-makers in developing and implementing an approach for sample collection. The documents focus on sample collection during site characterization, remediation and release. As additional documents containing similar complementary information become available, they will be added to the list below.

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  • No documents are available at this time.

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  • No documents are available at this time.