Policy & Guidance Development


Institutional Controls

EMS assisted EPA's Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response and Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance in developing two key guidance documents on using Institutional Controls (ICs) in environmental cleanup programs. more...

MARLAP

Over a period of eight years, EMS supported the interagency working group that created the Multi-Agency Radiological Laboratory Analytical Protocols Manual (MARLAP), a 1,500-page treatise published in late 2004 under the joint sponsorship of EPA, the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Department of Homeland Security, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Geological Survey, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology. more...