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Environmental Sampling and Analytical Methods (ESAM) Program

Standardized Analytical Methods for Use during Homeland Security Events (SAM) 1.0


U.S. EPA. Standardized Analytical Methods for Use During Homeland Security Events,  Revision 1.0, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-04/126, 2004.




This document is the initial effort of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) National Homeland Security Research Center (NHSRC) to identify and briefly describe the specific methodologies that EPA and its contractors will employ when called upon to analyze environmental samples in times of national emergency.

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