US EPA published a Federal Register Notice for a FIFRA SAP meeting and request for nominations to serve as expert panel members.
In 2015, the Society of Toxicology endorsed "Innovation: An American Imperative," a call-to-action urging the US Congress to enact policies and make investments that ensure the US remains a global innovation leader. On April 24, the organizers of this initiative issued a progress report.
The Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods will hold a public forum on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, from 900 am Eastern Daylight Time until adjournment to explore new approaches for evaluating the safety of chemicals and medical products in the United States.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), of which the Society of Toxicology (SOT) is a member, drafted a letter urging Congress to “swiftly complete the FY 2017 appropriations process with robust investments in scientific research.”
Earlier this year, the US EPA Administrator appointed 18 expert members to serve on the SACC and eight of these are SOT members.