Mid-course Corrections: House Passes NNI Reauthorization Bill

Richard Denison, Ph.D., is a Senior Scientist.

Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the National Nanotechnology Initiative Amendments Act of 2008 (H.R. 5940), by a vote of 407-6.  Among other changes, the bill calls for a number of much-needed improvements in how the NNI addresses health and environmental concerns associated with nanotechnology.  See EDF’s news release issued today.

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