Environmental Sciences Section(ESS)
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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 2:00 pm ET (11:00 am PT).  Please contact Bob Uttenweiler, Section Executive Officer, if you would like to be added to the ESS distribution list, ruttenweiler@acil.org.


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.

Chair: Judy Morgan, Pace Analytical Services, Inc.
Vice Chair: Michelle Briscoe, Brooks Applied Labs
Ray Frederici - TestAmerica
Bruce Godfrey - Montrose Environmental Group
David Kennedy, David Kennedy & Associates
Craig Marvin, Agilent Technologies
Brad Meadows, BSK Associates
Jerry Singh, RTI Laboratories

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) 

Section Minutes

Related Links

Environmental Sciences Useful Web Links