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Discussion Paper for Canadian Nanotechnology Policy

One March 16, 2007, the Canadian Institute of Environmental Law and Policy conducted a one-day symposium on policy considerations related to nanotechnology.  The Institute recently released a discussion paper summarizing the thoughts concerning nanotechnology regulation in Canada.  The paper identifies those areas that the Institute believes will help drive a nanotechnology policy framework.… Continue Reading

Joint Risk Assessment Between DuPont and Environmental Defense

Pesticide & Toxic Chemical News reports that chemical manufacturer DuPont and the nonprofit organization Environmental Defense are developing a joint framework for risk assessment of nanomaterials.  The framework itself is for "the responsible development, production, use and disposal of nano-scale materials that identifies, manages, and reduces potential risks across all lifecycle phases."… Continue Reading