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Key Documents

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Below are links to important NPPTAC documents.

Overview Document on Nanoscale Materials (PDF) (17 pp, 1.1MB) - Provides an overview of potential EPA voluntary approaches for obtaining from industry information about risks associated with engineered nanoscale materials. November 22, 2005. out of date

Broader Issues Work Group Thought Starter (PDF) (17 pp, 209K) - Summarizes some of the challenges EPA faces in determining when and how the Agency should undertake, or facilitate others in taking, risk reduction actions. October 6, 2005.out of date

TSCA Authorities Matrix (PDF) (6 pp, 60K) - Serves as a quick reference guide and general orientation to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and specific sections of TSCA. September 21, 2005. out of date

TSCA Authorities (PDF) (41 pp, 239K) - Outlines the regulatory and voluntary tools to achieve its mission that the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics has under the Toxic Substances Control Act. July 11, 2005. out of date

Pollution Prevention (P2) Matrix Microsoft Excel document) (11 pp, 136K) - Summarizes the pollution prevention programs of OPPT and of EPA's Regional Offices for ease of comparison and analysis. January 20, 2005. out of date

Overview of OPPT Programs (OPPT 101) (PDF) (49 pp, 152K) - Provides background and reference information on the programs of EPA's Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT). January 2007. out of date Read the current version (PDF) (51 pp, 155K).

Appendices to OPPT 101 (PDF) (73 pp, 20.1MB) - Provides corresponding appendices to the Overview of OPPT Programs. January 2007. out of date Read the current version (PDF) (70 pp, 605K).


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