RCRA Methods, Current Activities and Path Forward

Collaborative Efforts to Improve Environmental Monitoring
Oral Presentation

Presented by S. Yang
Prepared by , C. Langlois-Miller, K. Kirkland

Contact Information: [email protected]; 703-308-0437


Prepared by Shen-Yi Yang1, Christina Langlois-Miller1, Kim Kirkland1, Jim Burden2
1 – USEPA, Office of Land and Emergency Response, Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, DC 20460
2 – TechLaw, Inc., 536 South Clark Street, Suite 734, Chicago, IL 60605

Contact Information: [email protected], (703-308-0437);
[email protected], (703-308-0744); [email protected], (703-308-8845); [email protected], (703-308-0490).


This presentation is to update the NEMC attendees on the current RCRA Methods development activities and our path forward. Topics will include:

• Update VI* – 2017 and beyond
• Inorganic Methods: 1340 and 3050C
• Organic Methods: 8260D and 8270E
• LEAF Methods: 1313, 1314, 1315, 1316 and the Users’ Guide

• Transformed SW-846 Methods Website

• Streamlined SW-846 Methods Publication
• Release of Update VI Methods for Public Comment

• Additional Methods Considerations

• Future Projects and collaboration

* Phased Approach to Update VI