On June 22, US President Barack Obama signed the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which reformed the 40-year-old Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). It passed the US House of Representatives by a 403 to 12 vote and the US Senate by a voice vote.
Cutting-edge environmental health research depends on scientific collaboration.
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) established the Children’s Health Exposure Analysis Resource (CHEAR) to advance our understanding of how the environment impacts children’s health and development.
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is hosting a virtual forum on near roadway pollution and health on Friday, July 10. The event will be webcast live from 2:00 pm–3pm and will feature a panel of air pollution experts who will take questions.
This session has been a unique feature of SOT over the years. In the past years, there have been many directors on the spot, but this year, the organizers limited the forum to one: Dr. Linda Birnbaum, director of NIEHS. Channeling James Lipton, Dr. Norbert Kaminski set up the North Ballroom with an