Nano and Other Emerging Chemical Technologies Blog

Nano and Other Emerging Chemical Technologies Blog

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Tag Archives: Berkeley

City of Cambridge Adopts Recommendations for a Municipal Health and Safety Policy on Nanomaterials

Posted in Legal/Regulatory Issues, Local, Occupational Health and Safety Issues, United States
On July 28, 2008, the City Council of Cambridge, Massachusetts voted to accept a set of recommendations for a municipal health and safety policy on nanomaterials. The recommendations were set forth in a report prepared by the Cambridge Public Health Department (CPHD) and the Cambridge Nanomaterials Advisory Committee (CNAC). Cambridge now becomes the second city in the… Continue Reading

City of Berkeley Issues Manufactured Nanoscale Material Reporting Guidance

Posted in Legal/Regulatory Issues, Local, United States
The Toxics Management Division (TMD) in the City of Berkeley’s Planning and Development Department has issued guidance on the nanoparticle municipal ordinance that the Berkeley City Council adopted on December 12, 2006. Under the ordinance, facilities that manufacture or use “manufactured nanoparticles” must submit to the TMD “a separate written disclosure of the current toxicology of… Continue Reading