by Krystal Paco
Guam - Following an onsite inspection and evaluation by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in July, the Guam EPA Lab receives full recertification. According to a release, the Guam lab has been certified for total coliform and e.Coli for another three years.
GEPA administrator Eric Palacios credits the lab's two highly qualified chemists who work to ensure equipment is maintained and procedures followed.
He notes it's at this lab Guam EPA is able to analyze water samples for various types of bacteria every week.