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Quality Assurance Officer.
Quality Assurance Project Plan.
Quality Assurance/Quality Control.
Quadrillion British Thermal Units.
Quiet Communities Act.
Quality Control Index.
Quiet Community Program.
Quarterly Noncompliance Report.
quality assurance project plan
(QAPP) describes the policy, organization, functional activities, and quality assurance and quality control protocols necessary to achieve DQOs dictated by the intended use of the data (RI/FS Guidance). The (QAPP) is a written document, associated with all remedial site sampling activities, which presents in specific terms the organization (where applicable), objectives, functional activities, and specific quality assurance (QA) and quality control (QC) activities designed to achieve the data quality objectives of a specific project(s) or continuing operation(s). The QAPP is prepared for each specific project or continuing operation (or group of similar projects or continuing operations). The QAPP will be prepared by the responsible program office, regional office, laboratory, contractor, recipient of an assistance agreement, or other organization. For an enforcement action, potentially responsible parties may prepare a QAPP subject to lead agency approval.
quality assurance/quality control
a system of procedures, checks, audits, and corrective actions to ensure that all EPA research, design and performance, environmental monitoring and sampling, and other technical and reporting activities are of the highest achievable quality.
the lowest level at which a chemical may be accurately and reproducible quantitated. Usually equal to the detection limit multiplied by a factor of 3 to 5, but varies between chemicals and between samples.
a water-filled tank used to cool incinerator residues, or hot materials during industrial processes.