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Briefing Date:12/02/2008
Topic:Science and Decisions: Advancing Risk Assessment

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology
Committee on Improving Risk Analysis Approaches Used by the U.S. EPA

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Congressional Briefings
Tuesday, December 2, 2008
410 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 11:30 a.m.
and
2325 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 2:00 p.m.

on

Science and Decisions:
Advancing Risk Assessment

This new report from the National Academies gives scientific and technical recommendations for improving the risk analysis approaches -- primarily human health risk analysis -- used by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on December 3, 2008 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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