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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. Read the current version (PDF) (51 pp, 155K).