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New Edition of Nanotechnology Law Report

Here is the Summer 2009 edition of Nanotechnology Law Report.  The newsletter contains the below-listed articles (and more): EPA Issues Significant New Use Rules for Carbon Nanotubes Are Nanoparticles Released by Cutting or Compounding Nano-Composites? Annual Nano TiO2 Production Estimated at 44,000 Metric Tons Are Nano Consumer Products Headed Underground? Oversight of Next Generation Nanotechnology … Continue Reading

Occupational Odds & Ends

A couple of news items to catch up on following the holidays that may be of interest to people. First, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), has launched a dedicated website containing information such as: OSHA’s definition of nanotechnology, the applicable OSHA standards, and workplace health effects related to nanotechnology.  Worth adding to your "bookmarks." Second, the … Continue Reading

Recommendations for New Nano-Specific Regulation

As Mike Heintz reported earlier today, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars’ Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies issued a report yesterday providing some guidance regarding where it believes the next administration should start with the issue of nanotechnology regulation next January. J. Clarence Davies, "Nanotechnology Oversight: An Agenda for the New Administration," Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, … Continue Reading