STUDY AUTHORS: Shaw Environmental

This appendix presents an overview of the analytical quality assurance/quality control program for the Pebble Project. This program is specific to the collection and handling of, laboratory analyses of, and data deliverables for samples collected in the field during the environmental baseline studies. The findings of the data-quality assessment of analytical data are reported for surface water, groundwater, sediment, vegetation, soil, freshwater fish and mussel tissue, marine fish and bivalve tissue, marine sediment, and marine water quality.