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Title: Underground Test Area Activity Quality Assurance Plan Nevada National Security Site, Nevada. Revision 1

This Quality Assurance Plan (QAP) provides the overall quality assurance (QA) requirements and general quality practices to be applied to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office (NNSA/NSO) Underground Test Area (UGTA) activities. The requirements in this QAP are consistent with DOE Order 414.1C, Quality Assurance (DOE, 2005); U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Guidance for Quality Assurance Project Plans for Modeling (EPA, 2002); and EPA Guidance on the Development, Evaluation, and Application of Environmental Models (EPA, 2009). NNSA/NSO, or designee, must review this QAP every two years. Changes that do not affect the overall scope or requirements will not require an immediate QAP revision but will be incorporated into the next revision cycle after identification. Section 1.0 describes UGTA objectives, participant responsibilities, and administrative and management quality requirements (i.e., training, records, procurement). Section 1.0 also details data management and computer software requirements. Section 2.0 establishes the requirements to ensure newly collected data are valid, existing data uses are appropriate, and environmental-modeling methods are reliable. Section 3.0 provides feedback loops through assessments and reports to management. Section 4.0 provides the framework for corrective actions. Section 5.0 provides references for this document.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [1]
  1. Navarro-Intera, LLC (N-I), Las Vegas, NV (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1193759
Report Number(s):
DOE/NV--1450-REV1
DOE Contract Number:
DEAC5209NA28091
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Navarro-Intera, LLC (N-I), Las Vegas, NV (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Environmental Management (EM), Safety, Security and Quality Programs (EM-40)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES UGTA; Quality Assurance (QA); Quality Assurance Plan (QAP)