Columbia Basin Analytical Laboratories – Pasco, WA

Columbia Basin Analytical Laboratories

Columbia Basin Analytical Laboratories (CBAL)*, a joint venture between Columbia Basin College (CBC) and RJ Lee Group, Inc., is located on the CBC campus in Pasco, WA. The facility provides federal, state, and industry clients with capabilities in environmental and radiological research, analytical chemistry, and surface characterization. In addition, the accredited laboratory has full access to the extended range capabilities, instrumentation and expertise at RJ Lee Group’s materials characterization laboratory in Pittsburgh, PA. For a full list of lab services, please scroll down.

2710 North 20th Avenue
Pasco, WA 99301
P: 509-792-1955
F: 509-792-1934

To view our CBAL Corporate Overview handout, please click here.

To view our Asbestos Services brochure, please click here.

CBAL’s capabilities include, but are not limited to:

Analytical & Laboratory Services

Industrial Hygiene

Organic Chemistry

  •  EPA TO-11A, TO-15, TO-17
  •  EPA 8260, EPA 8270
  • Nitrosamines
  • Amines
  •  Diesel Range Organics
  •  Gasoline Range Organics
  • PCBs
  • Pesticides
  • Various NIOSH Methods
  • Other Organics (please call)

Inorganic Chemistry

  • Hexavalent Chromium
  •  Anions
  • Drinking water
  • Wastewater
  • Soil Analysis
  • Metals Analysis
  •  Mercury Analysis – Cold Vapor Atomic Fluorescence – (Coming Soon)


  • SEM (Monroevile)
  • TEM (Monroeville)
  • PLM
  • PCM


  • ASTM
  • NQA-1




Mobile Laboratory Services

  • PTR-MS
  • GC-MS
  • Methane/CO2 Analysis
  • VOC Mapping
  • Vapor Intrusion

Geotechnical Analyses

  • Soil Classification and Index Property Tests
  • Soil Corrosivity Testing
  • Soil Strength and Deformation Testing
  • Permeability Testing


  • A2LA (Cert. 5000.01)
  • AIHA LAP (Lab ID 178656)
  • NVLAP (available through our Monroeville facility)
  • Washington Ecology
  • Washington State Radioactive Materials License

Education and Training

CBC Partnership

  • Technical training and certifications
    • Nuclear Technology
  • Co-funding/Grants
  • Faculty
    • Co-Principal Investigator
    • Consulting
    • Training
  • Student Internships
    • Internships
    • Work Study
    • Hands-on Training

Research and Development

  • Waste Form Development and Testing
  • Treatment Technologies
  • Engineered Barriers
  • Flow and Transport
  • Feasibility/Treatability Studies
  • Solid Phase Characterization

For more information on CBAL:

Partnership with Columbia Basin College.

Read blog posts, case studies and more about Industrial Hygiene at Columbia Basin.

Learn about all of our Laboratory Services here.

* Columbia Basin Analytical Laboratories was formerly known as Center for Laboratory Sciences (CLS).