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Petition No. 96014

LCB File No. R112-96

Date Received by Commission: 05/30/1996

Summary: Water Quality Laboratory Certification Updates

Current Status: Codification completed 2/7/97 by LCB

Nevada Administrative Code: 445A.055 to 445A.067

Permanent Adoption/Hearing: 09/10/1996

Temporary Adoption: N/A

Effective/Filed: 10/03/1996

Codified by LCB: 02/07/1997

Petitioner: NDEP / Bureau of Water Quality Planning

Description of Petition:

Petition 96014 (LCB R112-96) permanently amends NAC 445A.055 to NAC 445A.066. The amendments allow for interstate reciprocity on laboratory certification in addition to third party site evaluations of water quality laboratories. The payment of fees will be required prior to certification and a protocol for certification of radiochemical and microbiological contaminants and toxicity bioassay is established. The amendments allow for provisional certification and thresholds for revocation of certification, and a framework for records and data reporting is established. Evaluation of laboratory sites will be required once every two years. Fees for various categories of contaminants are increased in addition to provisions to pay for laboratory site evaluations and certifications.

Annotated History of the Petition:

Petition 96014 submitted to SEC by BWQP on 5/30/96. Transmitted to LCB on 6/24/96 for drafting; To SEC on 9/10/96 for action; amended and adopted by SEC 9/10/96. Filed with the Secretary of State on 10/3/96.Codification completed by LCB on 2/7/97.

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