Dear Dr. Weisberg and Expert Review Panel Members:

The Central Valley Clean Water Association (CVCWA) appreciates the opportunity to provide comments on the Findings and Recommendations of the Expert Review Panel of the State of California Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (Draft ELAP Report). Representatives from CVCWA member agencies are active stakeholders on the Stakeholder Advisory Committee, and through them CVCWA has been following the Expert Review Panel, and their review of the ELAP program.