Health publications and documents

  • Letter on NAS federal nanotechnology research Type: Letter

    Date: February 22, 2007

    Letter to Senate and House Appropriations Committees signed by 19 organizations, including large and small businesses as well as environmental groups,
  • Supplemental Testimony Nanotech October 2007 Type: Testimony

    Date: October 31, 2007

    Supplemental testimony submitted to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science for a hearing on “Environmental and Safety Impacts of Nanot
  • Denison Testimony Nanotech Oct 2007 Type: Testimony

    Date: October 31, 2007

    Statement of Richard Denison before the U.S. House of Representatives at a hearing on research on environmental and safety impacts of nanotechnology.
  • Letter on TSCA and nanotechnology Type: Letter

    Date: September 2, 2004

    Letter from Environmental Defense to U.S. EPA addressing the Toxic Substances Control Act and nanotechnology issues.
  • Letter on status of nanomaterials under TSCA Type: Letter

    Date: May 22, 2006

    Letter from Environmental Defense to U.S. EPA addressing why engineered nanomaterials should be considered “new” chemical substances under the Toxic S
  • Envestors Update Summer 2005 Type: Newsletter

    Date: October 5, 2005

    Envestors Update Summer 2005 issue on nanotechnology.
  • The Federal FREIGHT Act of 2010 Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: September 10, 2010

    he FREIGHT Act of 2010 (S 3629 and HR 5976) offers an important step toward making America’s freight transportation system work for the 21st Century.
  • Smaller, Closer, Dirtier Type: Report

    Date: August 1, 2002

    Public health dangers of BUGs’ unregulated emissions; study found that BUGs tend to be located in heavily populated areas, near where people live, wor
  • Incentives for Healthy Communities Type: Report

    Date: August 15, 2005

    Suggestions for improving/redrafting San Joaquin Valley air district’s proposed Indirect Source rule.
  • Denison Testimony TSCA February 2009 Type: Testimony

    Date: February 26, 2009

    EDF scientist Richard Denison’s statement before the U.S. House of Representatives at a hearing on Revisiting the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976
  • Denison Testimony HR5820 July 2010 Type: Testimony

    Date: July 29, 2010

    Statement of Richard A. Denison before U.S. House of Representatives at a hearing on H.R. 5820, the Toxic Chemicals Safety Act of 2010.
  • Toxic Ignorance Type: Report

    Date: April 22, 1997

    Documents how few high-production-volume (HPV) chemicals are tested and how little data are available to the public.
  • Solutions Fall 2010 Type: Newsletter

    Date: September 1, 2010

    In this issue: Senate adrift on climate legislation, ensuring a future for sharks in the Gulf of Mexico, rebuilding and restoring after the Deepwater
  • Solutions Fall 2009 Type: Newsletter

    Date: November 13, 2009

    In this issue: Sharing the catch - Fishermen embrace a new approach to solve overfishing; Earth to Senate – Get moving!; Toxic ignorance is not bliss;
  • Solutions September 2008 Type: Newsletter

    Date: August 14, 2008

    In this issue: Momentum builds for climate action in 2009; Global warming and the price at the pump; Nanotech – now in stores; Making green the new bu
  • Bay Farms Newsletter Summer-Fall 2006 Type: Newsletter

    Date: December 18, 2006

    Finding solutions to nutrient challenges; update on Lancaster Farms project, EQIP 2007, and more.
  • Solutions June 2006 Type: Newsletter

    Date: June 2, 2006

    In this issue: Federal court rejects Administration attempt to Weaken Clean Air Act; How to build healthier communities in fast-growing cities and tow
  • Solutions January-February 2006 Type: Newsletter

    Date: January 31, 2006

    In this issue: Northeast unites to curb warming; The Clean Air Act; Going ‘local’ to help Houston air; Unlocking the secrets of nanoparticles; and mor
  • Solutions November-December 2005 Type: Newsletter

    Date: November 2, 2005

    In this issue: We redouble efforts to restore coastal wetlands, our first line of defense against hurricanes; Cape Cod fishermen try working as a comm
  • Solutions September-October 2005 Type: Newsletter

    Date: August 25, 2005

    In this issue: Landmark ocean protection plan offers hope for California; Fewer antibiotics will be used on hog farms; A bold new plan for North Carol