STP867: Pulp and Paper Industry Experience with NPDES Quality Assurance Requirements

    Fisher, RP
    Investigative Programs Manager, National Council of the Paper Industry for Air and Stream Improvement, Inc. (NCASI), Gainesville, FL

    Pages: 21    Published: Jan 1985


    Representatives of the pulp and paper industry in the United States have assembled guidelines for preparation for regulatory agency inspections of the framework of quality assurance associated with self-monitoring data collected for National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) discharge monitoring report purposes. These guidelines address effluent flow measurement; sample collection, preservation, and analysis; analysis methods quality control; and record keeping. This paper summarizes the guidelines and presents examples of the experience of the industry with quality assurance-oriented inspections.


    quality assurance, effluent monitoring, pulp and paper industry

    Paper ID: STP30302S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D22.01

    DOI: 10.1520/STP30302S

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