Chapter 1

Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety—What We’ve Learned and Where We’re (Potentially) Heading

Matthew S. Hull and Diana M. Bowman

In 2010, we introduced Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety: Risks, Regulation, and Management to provide a collection of diverse and balanced perspectives on emerging nanotechnology environmental health and safety risks. To this end, we included chapters contributed from the insurance industry, risk assessors, toxicologists, labor union representatives, lawyers, academics, entrepreneurs, and other nanotechnology thought leaders from around the globe. Each of these perspectives offers a different glimpse and insights into the very real and complex challenges that accompany the development ...

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