The Region 6 Office of United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) has notified the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (“ADEQ”) that it has approved the previously submitted:

Quality Assurance Project Plan (“QAPP”)

The QAPP is titled Air Emissions Reporting Requirements for the 2016 National Emissions Inventory, Q-TRAK No. 17-037.

EPA requires agencies performing environmental data operations to submit QAPPs. See Order 5360.1 Policy and Program Requirements to Implement the Mandatory Quality Assurance Program.

ADEQ’s submission outlined its plans and protocols for performance of data collection and management activities supporting the compilation and submittal of emissions inventory data for the 2016 National Emissions Inventory.

A copy of the EPA approval and related documents (including an ADEQ Office of Air Quality personnel chart) can be downloaded here.