On April 30, 2018, the US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) proposed a rule titled Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science and the Society of Toxicology has submitted comments.
The NTP NICEATM requests available data and information on approaches and/or technologies currently used for identifying potential developmental toxicants. The deadline is June 15, 2018 for receipt of the requested information.
On March 8, I spent the day visiting the Connecticut congressional and senatorial offices as part of the FASEB Capitol Hill Day. More than 60 representatives from 27 FASEB member societies and 32 states met with lawmakers to discuss increasing funding for research.
The presenters during the 2018 “Reducing the Uncertainty of Read-Across Predictions by New Approach Methodologies: Application in Regulatory Human Risk Assessments” Session provided good reasons to abandon old risk assessment habits and embrace new approach methodologies (NAM).
The US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) invites nominations of scientific experts from a diverse range of disciplines to be considered for appointment to the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC). Nominations should be submitted in time to arrive no later than April 20, 2018.