CTA Comments on National Nanotechnology Initiative’s Report on Environmental, Health and Safety Research Needs

January 4, 2007

CTA Staff Attorney George Kimbrell gave comment at an National Nanotechnology Initiative’s “Public Meeting on Research Needs Related to the Environmental, Health, and Safety Aspects of Engineered Nanomaterials,” calling on the relevant committees of the NNI to prioritize EHS research needs and provide a strategic research plan to federal agencies as soon as possible.  CTA recommended that three areas be given highest priority: Manufacturing worker and workplace safety; Nanomaterial consumer products and human health; and Environmental Impacts from nanomaterials.

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