1. Index to EPA Test Methods on the www:

2. Environ. Lab. Washington Rep. Vol. 10, #15, p. 1
ITS (Intertek Testing Services) to close Texas facility under investigation

3. Environ. Lab. Washington Rep. Vol. 10, #13, p. 1
PA DEP decertifies Philip Analytical Services

4. Environ. Lab. Washington Rep. Vol. 10, #14, p. 1
EPA Region 5 lab, two employees under investigation for "possible fraud"

Environ. Lab. Washington Rep. Vol. 11, #4, p. 1 (March 2, 2000)
EPA continues to investigate federal lab in Chicago

5. Environ. Lab. Washington Rep. Vol. 10, #16, p. 2 (1999)
Meeting focused on PBMS method validation, verification
See also

6. Frye v. United States, 54 App.D.C. 46, 293 F. 1013 (1923)

7. Id. At 1014

8. Federal Rules of Evidence
Compiled by Judge Richard E. Standridge, Division 25, Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri

Virtual Reference Desk Abstract. Federal Rules of Evidence.
1996 ed from the Legal Information Institute (Cornell).

9. Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals (92-102), 509 U.S. 579 (1993).

10. Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence
Margaret A. Berger, J.D., is Associate Dean and Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York.

11. Kumho Tire v. Carmichael 119 S.Ct. 1167 (1999)

12. Admissibility of scientific evidence under Daubert
Dr. Tom O'Connor, North Carolina Wesleyan College, 6/1999

13. People v. Kelly, 549 P.2d 1240 (Cal. 1976).

14. Cal. Evid. Code § 720 (West 1998) ("(a) A person is qualified to testify as an expert if he has special knowledge, skill, experience, training, or education sufficient to qualify him as an expert on the subject to which his testimony relates. Against the objection of a party, such special knowledge, skill, experience, training, or education must be shown before the witness may testify as an expert. (b) A witness' special knowledge, skill, experience, training, or education may be shown by any otherwise admissible evidence, including his own testimony.")

15. 18. Cal. Evid. Code § 801 (West 1998) ("If a witness is testifying as an expert, his testimony in the form of an opinion is limited to such an opinion as is: (a) Related to a subject that is sufficiently beyond common experience that the opinion of an expert would assist the trier of fact; and (b) Based on matter (including his special knowledge, skill, experience, training, and education) perceived by or personally known to the witness or made known to him at or before the hearing, whether or not admissible, that is of a type that reasonably may be relied upon by an expert in forming an opinion upon the subject to which his testimony relates, unless an expert is precluded by law from using such matter as a basis for his opinion.")

16. People v. Hale, 29 Cal.App£. 4th 730 (1994)

17. EPA publication SW-846:
Test Methods for Evaluating Solid Waste, Physical/Chemical Methods

18. People v. Sangani, 94 C.D.O.S. 1273 (1994)

19. 62 FR 14975, March 28, 1997
EPA's proposed method "streamlining" rule:
Guidelines Establishing Test Procedures for Analysis of Pollutants and National Primary Drinking Water Regulations; Flexibility in Existing Test Procedures and Streamlined Proposal of New Test Procedures; Proposed Rule

20. Implementing a performance-based measurement system
By Jerry Parr and Tony Pagliaro ( February 11, 2000)
Global Institute of Environmental Scientists
1629 K Street,Washington, DC 20006

21. PBMS Checklist, EMMC Workgroup Draft (July 1, 1999)
National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Conference (NELAC)
Environmental Monitoring Management Council (EMMC)

22. Are the data Legally Defensible, by Bart Simmons
Chemists Corner, Hydrovisions Vol. 8, No. 2, page 7 (Summer 1999)

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