EPA Methods

Organic Analysis

METHOD PARAMETER
EPA 524.2 Volatile Organics – MTBE only
EPA 524.2 Volatile Organics – Full 524 List
EPA 524.2 Volatile Organics – Full 524 List w/ Oxygenates
EPA 524.2 Volatile Organics – Tri-Halomethanes only
EPA 601 via EPA 624 Volatile Organics – Halogenated Compounds
EPA 602 via EPA 624 Volatile Organics – Aromatics
EPA 1666 Volatile Organics – Pharmaceuticals
EPA 624 Volatile Organics – Full 624 List
EPA 608 Pesticides
EPA 608 Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB’s)
EPA 608 Pesticide/PCB combo
EPA 515.2 Herbicide 2,4D
EPA 549.1 Modified Diquat
EPA 625 Semi-Volatile Organics – Full 625 List
EPA Method 25 modified Methane in Air
USEPA Region 1 Methane in Water
Massachusetts EPH Mass Extractable Petroleum Hydrocarbons with Presumptive Certainty by GC/FID
Massachusetts VPH Mass Volatile Petroleum Hydrocarbons with Presumptive Certainty by GC/FID-PID
Massachusetts EPH/VPH Mass EPH and VPH combo with Presumptive Certainty
Massachusetts TPH/EPH Mass EPH for TPH carbon range only
SW 8015 Ethylene & Propylene Glycol
SW 8015 Alcohols – Ethyl, Methyl and Isopropyl
SW 8015 Alcohols – Each Individual
SW 8015 GRO Gasoline Range Organics – TPH
SW 8015 DRO Diesel Range Organics – TPH
SW 8021B BTEX Volatile Organics – BTEX Volatile Aromatics
SW 8021B Halocarbons Volatile Organics – Halocarbons
SW 8021B via SW8260 Volatile Organics – Full 8260 List
SW 8081A Pesticides
SW 8082A PCB
SW 8140 modified via GC/MS Pesticides – Organo Phosphorus
SW 8151A Herbicides 2,4D & Silvex only
SW 8260C Volatile Organics – MTBE only
SW 8260C Volatile Organics – Full 8260 List
SW 8260C Volatile Organics – Full 8260 List w/ Oxygenates
CSW 8260B Volatile Organics – SIM
SW 8270D Semi Volatile Organics – Full 8270 List
SW 8270D Semi Volatile Organics – Acid Extractables only
SW 8270D Semi Volatile Organics – Base Neutrals only
SW 8270D Semi Volatile Organics – PAH only
SW 8315 Modified Formaldehyde via HPLC

Bacteria and Microbiology Analysis

METHOD PARAMETER
9223B E-Coli – Quanti-Tray
9222D Fecal Coliform – Membrane Filtration
9221E Fecal Coliform – Most Probable Number (MPN)
9215B Heterotrophic Plate Count – HPC
9222B Total Coliform – Membrane Filtration DW Quanti-Tray
9222B Total Coliform – Membrane Filtration Wastewater
9221B Total Coliform – Most Probable Number (MPN)
9223B Total Coliform / E-Coli – Present / Absent

Inorganic Analysis & Wet Chemistry

METHOD PARAMETER
SM 2320B Alkalinity – Total as bicarbonate
SM 2320B Alkalinity – Carbonate only
SM 2320B Alkalinity – Caustic/Hydroxide only
SM 2320B Alkalinity – Total, Carbonate and Caustic
SM 4500-NH3 F Ammonia
SM 5210B Biochemical Oxygen Demand – BOD 5 Day
SM 5210B Biochemical Oxygen Demand – BOD 20 Day
SM 5210B Biochemical Oxygen Demand – Carbonaceous BOD 5 Day
EPA 300.0 Bromide
ASTM D240-87 BTU
SM 5220D Chemical Oxygen Demand – COD
EPA 300.0 Chloride
SM 3500-CrD Hexavalent Chromium
EPA 110.2 Modified Color (modified)
SW 9045 Corrosivity / pH
SM 4500CN G&E Cyanide – Amenable
SM 4500CN C&E Cyanide – Total
In House Density
EPA 360.1 Dissolved Oxygen
SW 1010 Flashpoint
SW 1030 Ignitability
EPA 300.0 Fluoride
EPA 300.0 Nitrate
EPA 300.0 Nitrite
EPA 300.0 Nitrate / Nitrite combo
SM 2340B Hardness by Calculation
EPA 1664A Oil & Grease – Total HEM
EPA 1664A Oil & Grease – SGT/HEM
SW 9095 Paint Filter
EPA 314.0 Perchlorate
EPA 314.0 Revision 1 Massachusetts Perchlorate
SM 4500-H+ B pH
EPA 420.1 Phenol
SM 4500-P B&E Phosphorus – Ortho
EPA 140.1 Modified Odor – Apparent
EPA 200.7 Phosphorus – Total
SW 846 Ch. 7.3.3.2/7.3.4.2 Reactive Cyanide
SW 846 Ch. 7.3.3.2/7.3.4.2 Reactive Sulfide
SW 846 Ch. 7.3.3.2/7.3.4.2 Reactive Cyanide and Sulfide
SM 4500-CL G Residual Chlorine
EPA 160.5 Settable Solids
EPA 120.1 Specific Conductance
EPA 300.0 Sulfate
EPA 376.2 Sulfide
EPA 377.1 Sulfite
EPA 425.1 Surfactants – MBAS
SM 2540C Total Dissolved Solids
SM 2540D Total Suspended Solids
SM 2540B Total Volatile Solids
SM 2540D Total Volatile Suspended Solids
SM 2540B Total Solids – Residue
EPA 170.1 Temperature
SM 4500Norg & NH3 B&C Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen – TKN
SM 4500Norg & NH3 B&C Total Organic Nitrogen – TON
EPA 415.1 Total Organic Carbon – TOC Subcontracted
ASTM D2974-87 Total Organic Matter
EPA 180.1 Turbidity

Asbestos Analysis

All Asbestos Analysis is Subcontracted
PLM Asbestos
TEM Asbestos in Wastewater
TEM Asbestos in Drinking Water

Field Sampling

Parameter
Grab Sampling – Per Site
Auto Sampler – Per Sample Location
Sampling and Travel Time – Per Hour
Silver Recovery Units – Per Cartridge

Sample Preparation

METHOD PARAMETER
SW 3015/3050/200.7 Acid Digestion for Metals (6 Metals or Less)
SW 3015/3050/200.7 Sample Concentrations for Metals (per sample)
NA Sample Filtration  (per sample)
SW 1311 TCLP – Non-Volatile Extraction
SW 1311 TCLP – Zero Head Space Extraction (ZHE)
NA TCLP – NEMA Light Bulb Extraction
SW 5050 Bomb Preparation for Samples High in Organics  * Inks, Oils, Solvents, etc.
NA Sample Composites (per composited sample)
NA Other Extraction Required for Analysis

Air Analysis

METHOD PARAMETER
Subcontracted TO-15
Subcontracted APH
Subcontracted TO-14
Subcontracted Sulfur Reducing Compounds
Subcontracted Non-Methane
EPA 25C Methane

Metals Analysis

METHOD PARAMETER
EPA 200.7 & SW 6010 Inductively Coupled Plasma Analysis (ICP)
EPA 200.5 Inductively Coupled Plasma Analysis (ICP)
EPA 245.1 / SW7470 / 7471 Mercury by Manual Cold Vapor (MCV)
EPA 200.7 Silver – Photo Processing and Recovery
SW 6010C Lead in Paint (includes sample digestion)
NIOSH 7300 Lead in Air – Non-AIHA
SW 6010C Lead in Surface Wipes
SW 3015 / 3050 / EPA200.7 Sample Digestion for Metals – 6 Metals or Less

Metals Analysis Packages

METHOD PARAMETER
EPA 200.7 & SW 6010 Inductively Coupled Plasma Analysis (ICP)
EPA 200.5 Inductively Coupled Plasma Analysis (ICP)
EPA 245.1 / SW7470 / 7471 Mercury by Manual Cold Vapor (MCV)
EPA 200.7 Silver – Photo Processing and Recovery
SW 6010C Lead in Paint (includes sample digestion)
NIOSH 7300 Lead in Air – Non-AIHA
SW 6010C Lead in Surface Wipes
SW 3015 / 3050 / EPA200.7 Sample Digestion for Metals – 6 Metals or Less

Research, Development and Consulting

Hourly Rate – Chemist
Hourly Rate – Lab Technician
Travel Time (minimum 2 hour billing)
Expert Testimony

ASTM Methods & Surface Coatings Analysis

METHOD PARAMETER
D240-87 BTU
D1475-98 Density
D240-87 Percent Ash
D2974-87 Total Organic Matter
D808-87 Percent Halogens as Chloride
D129-64 Percent Sulfur
D93-90 Flashpoint – Closed Cup
D2369-88 Volatile Content
D1475 Specific Gravity
EPA Method 24 Surface Coatings Analysis

Rush Turn-around Surcharges

TURN AROUND TIME SURCHARGE
Standard 10 Working Days NONE
7-9 Working Days 25%
5-6 Working Days 50%
4 Working Days 75%
3 Working Days 100%
2 Working Days 125%
1 Working Days 150%
Same Day 250%

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