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EPA Extends comment period

Wednesday’s Federal Register carried a notice from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) extending the comment period for proposed methods of collecting information regarding the use of nanoscale materials in pesticides published in the Federal Register of June 17, 2011. The original deadline for submitting comments was July 18, 2011. The deadline for submission has been extended … Continue Reading

Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology

The National Science Foundation has announced it call for proposals for creating the new Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology.  The proposal is for grant money to help create a "national Center to conduct fundamental research and education on the implications of nanotechnology for the environment and living systems at all scales."… Continue Reading

Nanotechnology Regulation “Urgently Needed,” Says Former EPA Official

The Woodrow Wilson Center released a study entitled "EPA and Nanotechnology:  Oversight for the 21st Century," authored by a former high-level EPA administrator, J. Clarence Davies.  Mr. Davies argues that EPA oversight and regulation of nanotechnology is "urgently" needed.  The Wilson Center has the full text of the report available here. The report is summarized in this Science Daily … Continue Reading