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Posted 28 November 2014

U.S. National Academies Press Releases Two New Volumes on Creating Cultures of Safety

Two NAP releases from fall of 2014 discuss creating cultures of safety in academic chemical research laboratories and in the nuclear power industry, respectively. Both works were inspired by real-world events.

Posted 28 November 2014

American Chemical Society Joins With SRA to Brief Congress on Water-Related Hazards

In response to recent events involving water-based hazards, such as the Elk River (West Virginia) chemical spill and the Oso (Washington) mudslide, this September 12, 2014, briefing on Capitol Hill discussed the relationship between information and risk mitigation.

Posted 26 November 2014

SRA-NCAC Co-Hosts September 19, 2014, Workshop on Adaptive Management in the U.S. Federal Government

The SRA-National Capital Area Chapter (NCAC) co-hosted this workshop on adaptive management in governmental decision-making, a collaboration between SRA-NCAC, George Washington University Law School, the USDA Risk Forum, and the Environmental Law Institute.

Posted 25 November 2014

U.S. EPA Releases New Climate Change Indicators Report

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released the third (2014) edition of its report on “Climate Change Indicators in the United States.” Free copies of the report, with data on 30 indicators, are now available in print and online.

Posted 25 November 2014

SRA-Europe 2015 Conference Slated for June 15-17 on Theme of “Science, Policy and Society”

The 24th conference of the Society for Risk Analysis-Europe will be held in Maastricht, the Netherlands. The deadline for submission of abstracts and symposia is January 20, 2015.

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