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All methods and materials used in testing will meet or exceed the minimum criteria set forth by the EPA and individual state requirements.

Acidity

SM 2310 B

Acrolein / Acrylonitrile

EPA 624 / SW-846, 8260

Alcohols

SW-846, 8015

Alkalinity

SM, 2320B

Ammonia-Nitrogen

SM 4500 NH3-G, SM4500 NH3 B and F, G, EPA 350-2 & -3

Appendix IX (Ground Water)

SW-846, 8260 / SW-846, 8270 / SW-846, 8081/8082 / SW-846, 8150 / SW-846, 9012 / EPA 376.1

ASTM Leachate Procedure

ASTM 3987-85

Base/Neutral Extractables (BNE )

EPA 625 / SW-846, 8270

Bioassays - Aquatic

NJAC 7:18 / EPA 1000 series

Biochemical Oxygen Demand

SM 5210B

Bromide

EPA 300.0 / SW 846 9056

Benzene, Toluene, Ethyl Benzene, Xylenes

EPA 524.2 / EPA 624 / SW-846, 8260

BTU / lb.

ASTM D-240-76 / ASTM E717-81

Bulk Density / Specific Gravity

SM 2710F

Carbamate Pesticides

Subcontracted

Carbon Analysis

EPA 415.1 / SM 5310 B / SM 5310 C / SW-846 9060

Carbon Dioxide

SM 4500CO2 - C

Chemical Oxygen Demand

EPA 410.4 / EPA 410.2 / HACH 8000

Chloride

EPA 325.3 / EPA 300.0 / SW846 9056

Chlorinated Pesticides

EPA 608 / SW-846, 8081

Chlorine

SM 4500Cl-F

Chlorine Produced Oxidants (CPO )

SM 4500ClG

Chlorine, Residual

SM 4500C1-G, SM 4500Cl-F

Chlorophyl a

EPA 446.0

Chromium, Hexavalent

SM 3500Cr-D / SW 846 7186 A

Coliform, Total

SM 846 9671 / SM 9222 B / SM 9221 B, SM 9223 B

Color

EPA 2120 B / EPA 110.2

Conductance, Specific

SM 2510B / SW 846 9050 A

Corrosivity (Drinking Water )

SM 203

Corrosivity (Hazardous Waste )

SW846 9040B

Cryptosporidium

subcontracted

Cyanide

SM 846 9010 B / SW 846 9014 / SM 4500 CN-G, 4500 CN-E, 4500 CN-C

Detergents (MBAS )

SM 5540 C

Dioxin Screen

EPA 625 / SW-846, 8270

Dissolved Oxygen

SM 4500C / SM 4500G

Endotoxin

USP 85

Ethylene dibromide/1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane

EPA 504.1 / SW-846 8260

EDB / DBCP / 123 TCP

EPA 504.1 / SW846 8011

Enteric Viruses

subcontracted

Enterococcus

SM 9230 B / SM 9230 C

Enterococci - B.E.A.C.H. Program EPA 1600

Fecal Coliform

SM 9221 E / SM 9223 B / SM 9222 D

Fecal Streptococcus

SM 9230 B / SM 9230 C

Fluoride

SM 4500 F - C / EPA 300.0 D / SM 4500 F-B, C / SW 846 9056

Formaldehyde

Subcontracted

Forms Completion(Regulatory )

 

Form 40 (PADEP) Analysis

 

Form 41 (PADER) Analysis

 

Form U (PADER) Analysis

 

Free Liquids

SW-846 9095

Fuel Oil Identification

ASTM D3650-90 / ASTM 3650-90 / QC Method

GC/MS Analyses

EPA 524.2 / EPA 624 / EPA 625 / SW-846, 8260 / SW-846, 8270

Glycols (GC )

SW 846 80.5

Gross Alpha

Subcontracted

Gross Alpha/Gross Beta

Subcontracted

Growth Inhibitors

 

Haloacetic Acids

EPA 552.2

Hardness

EPA 200.7 / SM 2340C / EPA 130.2

Heating Value - BTUs

ASTM D1498

Herbicides

SW-846 8151 / SM 6640 B

ID 27 ( New Jersey )

 

Ignitability / Flash Point

SW-846, 1030

Incinerator Ash Sterility

PADEP Form 40

Iodide

Orion 94-38

Iodine, Residual

Hach Method

Iron Bacteria

SM 9240 B

Karl Fischer Moisture

AOAC 972.01

Laboratory Pure Water Analysis

Langlier Index

Lead in Paint, Ceramics, etc .

Subcontracted

Legionella

Subcontracted

MBAS (Surfactants )

SM 5540 C

Mercury

Cold Vapor SW-846 7470 / 7471, or EPA 245.1

Metals:

SM 3113B / SW 846 6010 / or EPA 200.7 / EPA 200.8 / EPA 200.9

Methane (Landfills )

Subcontracted

Methanol

SW-846, 8015

Microscopic Exam

 

Nitrate SM 4500 NO3 - F / EPA 300.0 / SM 4500 NO2 - B / SW 846 8056
Nitrite SM 4500 NO2 - B / EPA 300 - D / SW 846 8056
Organic Nitrogen  
TKN - Ammonia EPA 351.1, .2, .3 / EPA 350.1, .2, .3

Nitrogen

EPA 350.3 / EPA 353.1 / EPA 351.2 / EPA 353.4 / SM 17th ed., 4500B / Orion Proc. #103 /

NJDEP UST Analysis

 

Odor

SM 2150 B

Oil and Grease

EPA 413.1 / SW-846 9071A

Oil and Grease

EPA 1664

Oxygen, Dissolved

SM 4500O C or G

Paint Filter Liquids Test

SW-846, 9095

PCBs

EPA 608 / SW-846, 8080

Pesticides, Chlorinated

EPA 608 / EPA 8081 / EPA 505

Pesticides, Organophosphorus

Subcontracted

Pesticides / PCBs

EPA 608 / SW-846, 8081/8082 / EPA 8081

Petroleum Hydrocarbons

EPA 418.1 / EPA 418.1, mod.

pH

EPA 150.1 / SW-846, 9045 / SW 846, 9040

Phenols, Total Recoverable

EPA 420.1 / SW-846, 9065

Phosphorus / Phosphates :

EPA 365.1 / EPA 365.2 / EPA 300.0 / SM 4500 P - E

Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs )

EPA 625 / SW-846, 8270

Priority Pollutant List (PPL)

Various Methods

Pseudomonas

SM 9213 F / SM 9213 E

Radiological Analyses

Subcontracted

Reactivity (Cyanide and Sulfide)

SW-846 7.3.3.2 / SW 846 7.3.4.2

Residues (Solids)

EPA 160.4, 160.5 / SM 2540 G, 2540 B, ASTM D1888-78 / SM 2540C / SM 2540 D

Salmonella

SM 9260D + EPA 625 / R - 92/013 APP.F

Salinity SM 2520 B

Shigella

 

Silica

EPA 200.7

Sludge Analysis

Various Methods

Specific Gravity

SM 2710F

Standard Plate Count

SM 9215

Suitability Test

SM 9020 B

Sulfate

EPA 375.4 / EPA 300 D / SW 846 9038 / SW 846 9056

Sulfide

EPA 376.2

Sulfite

EPA 377.1

Sulfur

ASTM D-129-64

Surfactants (MBAS )

SM 5440C

Synthetic PPT Leachate Procedures SW 846 1312

Tannin and Lignin

Hach Method

Target Analyte List (TAL)

Various Methods

TCE/PCE/1,1,1-Trichloroethane

EPA 524.2 / EPA 624 / SW-846, 8260

Temperature EPA 170.1

Target Compound List (TCL)

SW 846, 8260, 8270, 8081, 8082

Total Organic Halides (TOX )

SW 846, 9020 / ASTM D808-81, SM 8320B

Toxicity Characteristic Leachate Procedure (TCLP )

SW-846, 1311

Toxicity Reduction Evaluations

 

Turbidity

EPA 180.1

Waste Characterization

EPA 150.1 / SW-846, 7.3, 1010 mod., 9045 / ASTM 4982-87

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