EPA Regulation Of Certain Nanoscale Materials

Law360, New York (November 6, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Developments in nanotechnology – the emerging and fascinating area that involves the manipulation of matter at the nanoscale level (i.e., approximately 80,000 times smaller than a human hair) – are happening at rapid-fire speed.

These developments are associated with all aspects of the burgeoning technology itself, including how it is understood and studied, what its environmental, health and safety effects may be, and how it should be regulated.

Many issues are still being grappled with, such that nanotech is a quickly-evolving field and an area challenging...
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