Joint Comments on NNI Environmental, Health and Safety Needs and Prioritization

January 31, 2007

CTA jointly filed comments with the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), United Steelworkers of America, and Sciencecorps, calling on the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) to urgently prioritize and formulate a comprehensive risk research plan for the environmental, health and safety (EHS) risks of nanotechnology.  The organizations called on the NNI to make its top priorities the EHS risk research of: nanomaterial manufacturing and research worker health and safety; nanomaterial consumer products and consumer health and safety; and the environmental impacts of nanomaterials.

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