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Nanotechnology Applications for Clean Water by Richard Sustich, Anita Street, Nora Savage, Jeremiah Duncan, Mamadou Diallo

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Chapter 33 International Governance Perspectives on Nanotechnology Water Innovation

David Rejeski 1 , Evan S. Michelson 2

1Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC, USA

2Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University, New York, NY, USA

  1. Introduction 510

  2. Diagnosing the Need 510

  3. The Role for Policy 513

  4. Conclusion 516

Abstract

With a number of potentially groundbreaking nanotechnology water purification products entering the market, the application of nanotechnology toward improving water quality has the potential to become a major industry over the next 10-15 years. However, there is an emerging set of scientific and policy barriers that ...

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