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|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||At the threshold : a national consensus quality systems standard for environmental programs /|
|Author||Johnson, Gary L.|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Quality Assurance Management Staff.|
|Publisher||U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Quality Assurance Management Staff,|
|Subjects||Environmental protection--Congresses. ; Quality assurance--Congresses. ; Quality control.|
|Additional Subjects||Standards ; Quality assurance ; Environmental pollution ; Environmental management ; Standards compliance ; Requirements ; Hazardous materials ; Waste management ; Radioactive materials ; Water pollution standards ; Air pollution standards ; Land pollution ; Remedial action ; Environmental engineering ; Data processing|
|Collation||11 pages ; 28 cm|
Since 1989, efforts have been under way by the Energy and Environmental Quality Division to develop a national consensus standard for quality systems for environmental programs. The proposed standard, ANSI/ASQC E4-19xx, Quality Systems Requirements for Environmental Programs, has just completed a second ballot and 'Wide Review' as part of ASQC's standard-setting process. The initial ballot indicated an 82% approval rate for the proposed standard. The proposed standard is also currently undergoing public comment as part of the ANSI review process. Approval of E4 by ASQC and ANSI is expected in early 1993. The paper is a progress report on the development of the proposed standard. As E4 is poised at the threshold of acceptance as an American National Standard, the next steps will involve the implementation and use of the new standard by government and industry.
"PB92-208295." "EPA/600/A-92/163." Microfiche.