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Nanotechnology Oversight: An Agenda for the New Administration

Authors: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies ; Davies, J. Clarence
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This report, by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, lays out a clear road map for the next presidential administration to deal with the current shortcomings of nanotechnology ov...
Year: 2008
URL: http://207.58.186.238/process/ assets/files/6709/pen13.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/27/2010 - 09:55

Introduction to manufactured nanoscale material health and safety disclosure

Authors: City of Berkley Planning and Development Department, Toxics Management Division
Publication Type: Statute
Secondary Title: Berkeley Municipal Code
Year: 2007
URL: http://www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/uploadedFiles/Planning_(new_site_map_walk-through)/Level_3_-_General/Manuffactured%20Nanoscale%20Materials.pdf

Biblio - csep - 06/07/2010 - 10:37

Joint NGO NanoAction Group model U.S. nanotechnology legislation

Authors: Loka Institute ; NanoAction Group
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This publication is a model legislation that integrates the 2008 amendments to the Twenty-first Century Nanotechnology Rsearch and Development Act passed by the U.S. Congress in 2003 with changes proposed by the Joint NGO NanoAction...
Year: 2008
URL: http://www.loka.org/Documents/nanolegislation.pdf

Biblio - csep - 06/09/2010 - 09:56

Nano-based drugs and medical devices : FDA's track record

Authors: Strickland, Cindy H.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: nanotechnology Law and Business
Abstract: This article looks at several medical products and drugs containing engineered nanomaterials that have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), discusses the nature and extent of their FDA reviews, and makes som...
Year: 2007

Biblio - csep - 06/14/2010 - 11:29

Nanolessons for revamping government oversight of technology

Authors: Davies, J. Clarence
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Issues in Science and Technology
Abstract: In this article, the author looks at the challenges nanotechnology poses for U.S. federal agencies responsible for environmental health and safety regulation. He argues that the powers of these agencies have steadily eroded over the...
Year: 2009
URL: http://www.issues.org/26.1/davies.html

Biblio - csep - 06/16/2010 - 09:55

Nanomaterial consumer products and FDA regulation : regulatory challenges and necessary amendments

Authors: Kimbrell, George A.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: nanotechnology Law and Business
Abstract: Though a large number of nanotechnology products have are now available for consumers, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has, as of November 2006, has taken no action to account for the fundamentally different properties a...
Year: 2006

Biblio - csep - 06/16/2010 - 10:05

Nanomaterials and the move toward regulation

Authors: Naidu, David
Publication Type: Web Article
Secondary Title: Industry Week
Abstract: This article discusses recent developments within the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency suggesting that the agency is moving in the direction of specifically regulating certain types of nanomaterials. It discusses teh two-year vo...
Year: 2010
URL: http://www.industryweek.com/articles/nanomaterials_and_the_move_toward_regulation_21250.aspx?Page=1&SectionID=2

Biblio - csep - 06/16/2010 - 10:21

Nanoscale Materials Stewardship Program

Authors: United States, Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Type: Web Article
Abstract: The press release describes the voluntary stewardship program begun by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The program calls for manufacturers, importers, processors, and users of nanoscale materials to report k...
Year: 2008
URL: http://www.epa.gov/oppt/nano/nmspfr.htm

Biblio - csep - 06/18/2010 - 11:59

Nanoscale materials under the Toxic Substances Control Act

Authors: Monica John C.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Nanotechnology Law & Business
Abstract: The article provides a summary of recent regulatory efforts by the United States Environmental Protection Agency to regulate nanoscale materials under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The authors also explain the legal ramif...
Year: 2009
URL: http://www.nanolawreport.com/6_3_Policy_Ethics_301[1].pdf

Biblio - csep - 06/21/2010 - 16:47

Nanosilver Pesticides

Authors: Erickson, Britt
Publication Type: Journal Article
Year: 2009

Biblio - csep - 06/29/2010 - 16:30

Nanosilver Pesticides

Authors: Erickson, Britt
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Chemical & Engineering News
Abstract: With an ever-growing number of consumer products containing nanosilver particles appearing on the market, the EPA has been looking for effective methods for regulating the use of these materials . The author summarizes recent public...
Year: 2009
URL: http://pubs.acs.org/isubscribe/journals/cen/87/i48/html/8748gov1.html

Biblio - csep - 06/29/2010 - 16:31

EPA's oversight of nanomaterials questioned

Authors: Royal Society of Chemistry ; Trager, Rebecca
Publication Type: Web Article
Secondary Title: Chemistry World
Abstract: The U.S. Government Accountability Office is warning that nanomaterials may be entering the market without adequate risk assessment by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. ...
Year: 2010
URL: http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/News/2010/June/30061001.asp

Biblio - csep - 07/09/2010 - 10:16

Application of the toxics release inventory to nanomaterials

Authors: Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars Project on Emerging Nantechnologies ; Read D. Porter ; Breggin, Linda K.
Publication Type: Research Brief
Abstract: This paper looks at the legal authorities that establish the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) in the Emergency Planning and Community-Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA) to see if the TRI could be applied to nanomaterials....
Year: 2008
URL: http://www.nanotechproject.org/process/files/6088/brief2_eli_2_5_08.pdf

Biblio - csep - 07/30/2010 - 17:01

No silver bullets

Authors: Feder, Barnaby J.
Publication Type: Web Article
Secondary Title: New York Times "Bits" blog
Abstract: This blog entry looks at the recent complaint filed by the International Center for Technology Assessment and a coalition of consumer and environmental groups against the Environmental Protection agency for its failure to regulate c...
Year: 2008
URL: http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/05/06/no-silver-bullets/?ref=technology

Biblio - csep - 08/09/2010 - 10:25

PETA Commends EPA on Its New Nanomaterials Testing Strategy

Authors: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) ; Dozier, Samantha
Publication Type: Web Article
Abstract: The advocacy group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)commends the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for making major adjustments to the recently published "Nanomaterials Research Strategy" that reduces the use of ...
Year: 2009
URL: http://www.peta.org/MC/NewsItem.asp?id=13625

Biblio - csep - 08/09/2010 - 14:05

Petition for rulemaking requesting EPA regulate nano-silver products as pesticides

Authors: International Center for Technology Assessment
Publication Type: Web Article
Abstract: This legal petition was submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by the International Center for Technology Assessment, along with a coalition of consumer, health, and environmental groups, calling for the EPA to ...
Year: 2008
URL: http://www.icta.org/detail/news.cfm?news_id=206&id=218

Biblio - csep - 08/09/2010 - 14:15

Proposed Significant New Use Rules on Certain Chemical Substances

Authors: Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Type: Web Article
Secondary Title: Federal Register
Abstract: This new rule published by the Environmental Protection Agency applies to single and multi-walled carbon nanotubes. It requires all persons who intend to manufacture, import, or process either of these two substances for an activity...
Year: 2009
URL: http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2009/E9-26818.htm

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 21:15

Recommendations for a municipal health and safety policy for nanomaterials : a report to the Cambridge City Manager

Authors: Cambridge Public Health Department ; Cambridge Nanomaterials Advisory Committee
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This report, requested by the Cambridge City Council in January 2007, gives the recommendations of the Cambridge Nanomaterials Advisory Committee for oversight of local nanotechnology activities to protect human health. While the ad...
Year: 2008
URL: http://www.cambridgepublichealth.org/publications/July_17_08_Nano_Recommendations.pdf

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 20:55

Report urges Cambridge not to enact nanoparticle regulations

Authors: Bray, Hiawatha
Publication Type: Newspaper Article
Secondary Title: Boston Globe
Abstract: A report released by the City of Cambridge's public health department recommended that the city should not enact an ordinance to regulate the use of nanoparticles. Instead, the city should work to develop a program that allow the ci...
Year: 2008
URL: http://www.boston.com/business/technology/articles/2008/07/28/report_urges_cambridge_not_to_enact_nanoparticle_regulations/

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 20:54

Principles for nanotechnology environmental health and safety oversight

Authors: Executive Office of the President, Council on Environmental Quality and Office of Science and Technology Policy ; Connaughton, James L. ; Marburger, John H.
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: November 2007 Memorandum put out by the U.S. Executive Office of the President Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Office of Environmental Quality announcing a set of principles developed by a multi agency, consensus-bas...
Year: 2007
URL: http://www.ostp.gov/html/Nano%20EHS%20Principles%20Memo_OSTP-CEQ_FINAL.pdf

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 20:40

Regulating the products of nanotechnology : Does the FDA have the Tools it Needs?

Authors: Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies ; Taylor, Michael
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: Michael Taylor, a former Deputy Commissioner for Policy at the Food and Drug Administration, examines the agency's capacity to properly regulate new products containing nanotechnology materials- including food, drugs, medical device...
Year: 2006
URL: http://www.nanotechproject.org/file_download/files/PEN5_FDA.pdf

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 19:49

Samsung's nanotech washer must follow bug-spray rules

Authors: Feder, Barnaby J.
Publication Type: Web Article
Secondary Title: New York Times "Bits" Blog
Abstract: Under a ruling by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Samsung's SilverCare Washing machines, are covered by pesticide rules because the company claims the washing machine kills germs by injecting silver ions into each wash loa...
Year: 2007
URL: http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2007/09/26/samsungs-washers-regulated-as-a-pesticide/

Biblio - Anonymous - 08/25/2010 - 20:09

Science, Ethics, and the "€œProblems€" of Governing Nanotechnologies

Authors: Hogle, Linda F.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics
Abstract: This introduction to a special issue of the Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics looks at the historical and political environment for nanotechnologies how this can affect the regulatory and oversight systems being developed. The art...
Year: 2009
DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-720X.2009.00445.x

Biblio - csep - 09/01/2010 - 13:52

Securing the promise of nanotechnology: is US environmental law up to the job? A dialogue

Authors: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars ; Environmental Law Institute ; Breggin, Linda K.
Publication Type: Conference Proceedings
Secondary Title: Securing the Promises of Nanotechnology: is US Environmental Law up the the Job? May 25-26 2005
Abstract: "Securing the Promise of Nanotechnology: Is U.S. Environmental Law Up To the Job?" summarizes the output of a multi-stakeholder dialogue hosted by ELI and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, held earlier this year....
Year: 2005
URL: http://www.elistore.org/reports_detail.asp?ID=11116

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 19:58

Clean up, clam up, screw up? EPA

Authors: ETC Group
Publication Type: Web Article
Abstract: During summer vacation the Environmental Protection Agency, the lead US environmental regulatory agency acknowledged it has approved at least fifteen novel nanoscale chemicals. Early this year, the EPA sanctioned the unproven use of...
Year: 2006
URL: http://www.etcgroup.org/upload/publication/595/01/nr_epananochemicals_061018.pdf

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 19:54