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The 2015 EPA Method Update Rule


This 1-hour webinar will summarize the proposed Method Update Rule published on February 19, 2015. This proposed rule that approves new methods, or changes to existing methods, that affects over 100 EPA methods, Standard Methods, ASTM methods, and other test procedures in 40 CFR Part 136. The rule also contains a number of clarifications relating to approved methods, sample preservation and holding times, and method modifications. Among the more significant changes are updated versions of Methods 608, 624 and 625 and revisions to the MDL procedure in Part 136.


Class participants will understand the significant issues in this proposed rule.


CEUs: 0.1

Course Fee:
$35 for TNI members; $45 for all others; $100 group rate

Note: Each purchased webcast is to be viewed by only one student. If you would like multiple viewers, separate purchases must be made. A group rate of $100 is available for groups of 3 or more at a single location. Please contact Ilona Taunton at to purchase this webcast at the group rate.


Start Date:
Thursday 26th March 2015, 12:00pm

1 hour

This course has been reviewed and approved by TNI.

Presented By:

Jerry Parr

About the Presenter:
Jerry Parr is the Principal Scientist with Catalyst Information Resources, a company focused on providing current relevant information on environmental laboratory issues. He also serves as the Executive Director for The NELAC Institute, serves on the Advisory Board for the Environmental Laboratory Washington Report, and is the conference organizer for the National Environmental Monitoring Conference. He has a BS in Chemistry from the University of Texas at Austin and has 40 years of experience in environmental analytical chemistry.