Environmental Regulation of Nanotechnology and the TSCA

  title={Environmental Regulation of Nanotechnology and the TSCA},
  author={Ahson Wardak and M. Gorman and N. Swami and David Rejeski},
  journal={IEEE Technology and Society Magazine},
  • Ahson Wardak, M. Gorman, +1 author David Rejeski
  • Published 2007
  • Engineering, Computer Science
  • IEEE Technology and Society Magazine
  • Particular focus of this article will be managing the environmental risks and benefits of nanotechnology. Currently, U.S. federal agencies do not actively regulate nanotechnology, but they have begun to assess its implications. This article attempts to assess the challenges that nanomaterials pose to the existing regulatory framework, and make recommendations for revisions, using a detailed case-study of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA… CONTINUE READING
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