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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

EPA’s Nanotechnology White Paper

The long-awaited final White Paper from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on nanotechnology and related regulatory issues was finally issued today.  According to the Federal Register notice, the 132-page document, available here, covers "a basic description of nanotechnology, why EPA is interested in it, potential environmental benefits…,risk assessment issues…, and a discussion of … Continue Reading