Question: How can I find out what environmental monitoring methods are recognized by regulatory agencies?

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by stevie | December 02, 2016 16:27 | #13737

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I know there are many ways to go about environmental monitoring, but only some have been approved by various agencies for official data. How can I find out which methods are approved for what types of monitoring?


The to be or not to be of the hole question ;) Theres an actual debate around your question and some of the PublicLab people are writing some posts on the issue. You can follow the tag evidence-project. Here some links

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The NELAC Institute has a lot of information on regulatory methods for environmental monitoring.

NECi's enzyme-based methods for nitrate analysis, for example, are accredited by the US EPA, USGS, & ASTM International:

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