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Interim Report: Lukewarm Response to EPA’s Nanoscale Material Stewardship Program

Earlier today, the EPA published an interim status report regarding its Nanoscale Materials Stewardship Program.  A final report is expected in early 2010. Nanoscale Materials Stewardship Program, Interim Report, January 2009, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics. At the outset, EPA notes that "[t]he findings and conclusions [of the] report should not … Continue Reading

Unraveling Nanotechnology Standards

One of my "go to" nano news sources, Nanowerk, posted an interesting story last week concerning the competing standards that are emerging with regards to the technical side of nanotechnology.  The article outlines the various scientific standards that are developing, and the lack of any one overarching, or governing, standard.… Continue Reading