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ABA Program on Nano Governance

Presenting what looks to be a very interesting line-up of top-rate speakers, the American Bar Association’s Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (Pesticides, Chemical Regulation, and Right-to-Know Committee) is presenting a webinar on January 27, 2011: Nano Governance: The Current State of Federal, State, and International Regulation Here is a summary of the webinar from … Continue Reading

Innovative Regulatory Approaches

It has been a little over a year since the American Bar Association published its "Innovative Regulatory Approaches” to Nanotechnology discussion paper in June 2006.  During the intervening  period, EPA published its White Paper and its TSCA voluntary framework.  Both provide some general idea of where EPA is heading with environmental regulation, and in this … Continue Reading

ABA Teleconference Report: The Clean Air Act and Nanotechnology

By Drew Bergman: The ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources held a teleconference on January 16, 2007 on The Clean Air Act and Nanotechnology. The first presenter (Ann Klee of Crowell & Moring) discussed the National Nanotechnology Initiative, a federal research and development program comprising 25 federal agencies to coordinate multi-agency efforts in nanotechnology, … Continue Reading

Review: Nanotechnology: What You Need to Know on the Law, Regulation, and Science Policy Front

On November 16, 2006, the American Bar Association held their second of eight teleconferences concerning the regulation of nanomaterials.  The teleconference, moderated by Lynn L. Bergeson, entitled Nanotechnology: What You Need to Know on the Law, Regulation, and Science Policy Front , consisted of a three member panel, representing three different regulatory perspectives.  The panel … Continue Reading

Summary — ABA Nanotechnology Seminar

AUTHORED BY ANDREW BERGMAN On October 27, 2006, the ABA Section on Environment, Energy and Resources sponsored a teleconference on the science of nanotechnology.  The speakers were Kristen Kulinowski, Ph.D., from Rice University, and John Balbus, M.D., from Environmental Defense, and the moderator was Sunil Garg, Ph.D., Esq., from the Ecoshelf Group. Kulinowski described nanotechnology … Continue Reading