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ACIL members in its Environmental Sciences Section (ESS) include professional scientific services firms engaged in measurement and research yielding data about pollutants and other byproducts in soils, air, water, hazardous waste and drinking water.  For members only, ESS conference calls are held the third Thursday of each month at 11:00 am ET.  Please contact Bob Uttenweiler, Section Executive Officer, if you would like to be added to the ESS distribution list, ruttenweiler@acil.org.

Mission

To promote the health and integrity of the environmental testing industry by advancing high standards of ethics, quality and integrity; enhancing and maintaining the industry's reputation and positive image with government and commercial clients; championing consistent and usable standards for analytical laboratory methods and quality control procedures; and representing the collective interests of the industry before local, national and international government bodies.  For more specifics on activities relating to accomplishing this mission, review the section's value proposition.

Leadership
Chair:  Judy Morgan, Environmental Science Corporation
Vice Chair: Bruce Godfrey, Curtis & Tompkins
 
Charlie Carter, Testamerica Laboratories, Inc.
Jack Farrell, Analytical Excellence, Inc.
Joe Konschnik, Restek Corporation
Jerry Singh, RTI Laboratories
Joann Slavin, H2M Labs, Inc.
David N. Speis, QC Laboratories
Pete Unger, A2LA
Robert K. Wyeth, Pace Analytical Services
 

Section Executive Officer: Bob Uttenweiler

EPA Liaison: David Friedman
         

ESS Programs

Environmental Laboratory Data Integrity Initiative Program

ESS Discussion Forum

ESS Publications

EPA on Laboratory Accreditation (2013)

New Jersey Low Level TO-iS Method References (2011)

ACIL's Third Party Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Initiative (White Paper)

Environmental Laboratory Report (pdf)

ACIL Signs Agreement with USEPA

Data Integrity Policy Statement (2003) (pdf)

ELDII Environment Laboratory Data Integrity Guidelines(2003)

ESS Minutes

 (Members Only)

ESS Meeting Minutes - October 6, 2013 (Annual Meeting)
ESS Meeting Minutes - September 19, 2013
ESS Meeting Minutes - August 15, 2013
ESS Meeting Minutes - July 18, 2013
ESS Meeting Minutes - June 20, 2013
ESS Meeting Minutes - May 16, 2013
ESS Meeting Minutes - April 18, 2013
ESS Meeting Summary - March 20, 2013
ESS Meeting Minutes - February 21, 2013
ESS Meeting Minutes - December 20, 2012
ESS Meeting Minutes - November 15, 2012
ESS Minutes - October 6, 2012
ESS Minutes - September 20, 2012
ESS Minutes - August 16, 2012
ESS Minutes - July 19, 2012
ESS Minutes - June 21, 2012
ESS Minutes - May 17, 2012
ESS Minutes - April 19, 2012
ESS Minutes - March15, 2012
ESS Minutes - February 16, 2012
ESS Minutes - January 9, 2012
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