The following letter was sent to the National Nanoscale Science Engineering and Technology (NSET) Subcommittee of the National Science and Technology Council of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) on June 16, 2023.
MINNEAPOLIS—Today, leading environmental and human health advocacy groups from the United States and Canada provided detailed evidence about face masks containing potentially toxic nanoscale materials in a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Food and Drug Administration (
The U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) integrates the work of 20 federal agencies. As required by law, it develops a Strategic Plan to guide both policy and the spending of its budget, proposed at $1.723 billion for 2021.
The following article was originally published in an eBook prepared as part of the November 4-6 2020 webinar organized by the Brazilian Network for Nanotechnology, Society and Environment (Renanosoma).
The National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) held a stakeholders’ workshop on August 1-2 about its future, which must be reauthorized by Congress every four years. The NNI is an interagency and interdisciplinary hub for a dozen U.S.