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Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee Comment Letter History


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Comment Letter History

2013

Letter from Pamela Shubat, Ph.D. and Sheela Sathyanarayana, M.D., M.P.H. to Administrator Gina McCarthy Regarding Prenatal Exposures (December 30, 2013) - PDF Format (12 pp, 121 KB)

Letter from Pamela Shubat, Ph.D. and Sheela Sathyanarayana, M.D., M.P.H. to Administrator Gina McCarthy Regarding the Importance of Social Determinants of Health for Children (November 14, 2013) - PDF Format (7 pp, 363 KB)

Letter from Pamela Shubat, Ph.D. and Sheela Sathyanarayana, M.D., M.P.H. to Administrator Gina McCarthy Regarding EPA Leadership in Children’s Environmental Health (August 16, 2013) - PDF Format (2 pp, 207 KB)

Letter from Pamela Shubat, Ph.D. and Sheela Sathyanarayana, M.D., M.P.H. to Administrator Gina McCarthy Regarding Human Health Benchmarks for Pesticides, A Missed Opportunity (August 2, 2013) - PDF Format (3 pp, 264 KB)

Letter from Pamela Shubat, Ph.D. and Sheela Sathyanarayana, M.D., M.P.H. to Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe Regarding Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention (February 14, 2013) - PDF Format (14 pp, 206 KB)

2011

Letter from Pamela Shubat, Ph.D., to Administrator Jackson regarding ORD Research Strategies Supporting Sustainability (December 20, 2011) (PDF) (8 pp, 3.1M)

Letter from Pamela Shubat, Ph.D., to Administrator Jackson regarding Prenatal Exposures and Children’s Environmental Health (November 17, 2011) - PDF Format (8 pp, 629 KB)

Letter from Pamela Shubat, Ph.D., to Administrator Jackson regarding Indoor Environments and Children’s Health Protection (November 17, 2011) - PDF Format (6 pp, 2.0M) and Report of the Indoor Environment Workgroup - >PDF Format (7 pp, 164 KB)

Letter from Pamela Shubat, Ph.D., to Administrator Jackson regarding Asthma Disparities and the Living and Learning Environments (March 31, 2011) - PDF Format (3 pp, 1.0M) and Report of the Indoor Environment Workgroup on Asthma Disparities of the Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee (PDF) (9 pp, 262K)

Letter to Pamela Shubat Ph.D., to Administrator Jackson Regarding Criteria for Identifying Chemicals of Concern for Children (March 31, 2011) - PDF Format (8 pp, 2.6M)

2008

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Johnson regarding Chemicals Assessment and Management Program; Voluntary Children's Chemical Evaluation Program (December 18, 2008) - PDF Fo rmat (14 pp, 848K)

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Johnson regarding Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Regulating Greenhouse Gases (November 10, 2008) - PDF Format (2 pp, 80K)

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Johnson regarding Preliminary Regulatory Determination on Perchlorate (November 3, 2008) - PDF Format (4 pp, 820K)

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Johnson regarding Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (August 5, 2008) - PDF Format (2 pp, 97K)

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Johnson regarding Proposed Rulemaking for the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Lead (June 16, 2008) - PDF Format (5 pp, 284K)

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Johnson regarding the National Water Program Strategy: Response to Climate Change (June 13, 2008) - PDF Format (4 pp, 243K)

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Johnson regarding OAQPS Final Staff Paper/Policy Assessment of Scientific and Technical Information and Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the Lead NAAQS (January 9, 2008) - PDF Format (5 pp, 330K)

2007

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Stephen Johnson regarding the Framework for Determining a Mutagenic Mode of Action (MOA) for Carcinogenicity (December 12, 2007, PDF) (5 pp, 337K)

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Stephen Johnson regarding proposed NAAQS for ozone (September 4, 2007, PDF) (4 pp, 180K)

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Stephen Johnson regarding evaluating existing and new chemicals for potential adverse impacts on children (July 31, 2007, PDF) (8 pp, 368K)

Letter to Administrator Johnson from Melanie Marty regarding review of the research translation of the EPA/NIEHS Children's Centers: accomplishments and opportunities for the future (July 25, 2007, PDF) (5 pp, 369K)

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Stephen Johnson regarding the ten year anniversary of the Children's Health Executive Order (April 10, 2007, PDF) (5 pp, 311K) Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Stephen Johnson regarding review of the NAAQS for Ozone: policy assessment of scientific and technical information (March 23, 2007) (5 pp, 195K)

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Stephen Johnson regarding comments on the "Policy Assessment of Scientific and Technical Information/OAQPS Staff Paper First Draft for Lead" (February 2, 2007, PDF) (2 pp, 792K)

2005

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Stephen Johnson regarding recommendations regarding protecting farmworker children from exposure to pesticides(November 15, 2005, PDF) (10 pp, 1MB)

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Stephen Johnson regarding response to the Gulf Coast hurricanes (November 15, 2005, PDF) (2 pp, 190K)

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Stephen Johnson regarding protections for subjects in human research (November 10, 2005, PDF) (3 pp., 422K)

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Stephen Johnson regarding environmental contaminants in fish and shellfish (November 8, 2005, PDF) (6 pp, 616K)

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Stephen Johnson regarding children's environmental health and climate change (August 30, 2005, PDF) (12 pp, 616K)

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Stephen Johnson regarding Particulate Matter National Ambient Air Quality Standards (August 8, 2005, PDF) (3 pp, 85K)

Letter from Melanie Marty to Acting Administrator Stephen Johnson regarding the release of Supplemental Guidance for Assessing Cancer Susceptibility from Early-Life Exposure to Carcinogens (March 3, 2005) (2 pp, 144K)

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Leavitt regarding input into the decision-making process on the Clean Air Mercury Rule (January 4, 2005, PDF) (8 pp, 606K)

2004

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Leavitt regarding the need for coordinating EPA's programs on school environments (December 9, 2004, PDF) (5 pp, 304K)

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Leavitt regarding children's exposures and health risks due to PBDE's (December 8, 2004, PDF) (3 pp, 196K)

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Levitt regarding continuing concerns about protecting children from mercury emissions (November 8, 2004, PDF) (4 pp, 535K)

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Leavitt regarding full federal funding for the National Children's Study (June 8, 2004, PDF) (2 pp, 49K)

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Leavitt regarding the EPA and FDA Joint Fish Consumption Advisory (June 8, 2004, PDF) (2 pp, 64K)

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Leavitt regarding the Supplemental Guidance for Assessing Cancer Susceptibility from Early-Life Exposure to Carcinogens (June 8, 2004, PDF) (2 pp, 64K)

Letter from Melanie Marty to Administrator Leavitt regarding EPA's proposed action to reduce mercury from coal-fired power plants (January 26, 2004) [PDF, 7 pp., 72 KB]

2002

Letter from Melanie Marty to Christine Todd Whitman supporting the Initiative on Aging, but suggesting that the aging initiative be established as an independent office or effort instead of expanding the name and mission of OCHP (December 16, 2002) [PDF, 359 KB]

Letter from Melanie Marty to Christine Todd Whitman thanking her for her leadership in EPA's smart growth efforts and offering six recommendations (December 13, 2002). [PDF, 2MB]
< br> Letter from Routt Reigart to Christine Todd Whitman applauding the update to the America's Children and the Environment: A First View of Available Measures and encouraging its release because it provided the public and others with information and important measures needed to track our national progress in protecting children and evaluate areas for improvements (August 16, 2002) [PDF, 263 KB]

Letter from Routt Reigart to Dr. Paul Gilman, Assistant Administrator to the Office of Research and Development, encouraging ORD to consider incorporating a new approach to assessing health risks from environmental exposure (described in The Children's Health Risk Matrix: Technical Background Paper) into EPA's formal risk assessment process (August 9, 2002) [PDF, 2MB]

Letter from Routt Reigart to Christine Todd Whitman addressing EPA's cumulative risk assessment methods using the OP Cumulative Risk Assessment as an example (August 9, 2002) [PDF, 611 KB]

Letter from Routt Reigart to Christine Todd Whitman making follow up recommendations on EPA's Cancer Guidelines (May 30, 2002) [PDF, 1MB]

Letter from Routt Reigart to Christine Todd Whitman setting forth recommendations developed by the Schools Work Group for improving the indoor environment of schools for the nation's children (May 2, 2002) [PDF, 664 KB]

Letter from Routt Reigart to Christine Todd Whitman emphasizing that one of the most important ways that the EPA protects children from the environmental health hazards is through collecting, analyzing, and disseminatin g relevant data (follow up to the October 23, 2000 Children's Health Data Needs and Right to Know Blueprint letter) (March 19, 2002) [PDF, 907 KB]

2000

Letter from Routt Reigart to Carol Browner on Recommendations for Protecting Children's Health in the 21st Century (October 27, 2000) [PDF, 1 MB]

Letter from Routt Reigart to Carol Browner on the Children's Environmental Health Data Needs and Right-to-Know Blueprint (October 23, 2000) [PDF, 3 MB]

Letter from Routt Reigart to Carol Browner requesting clarification on how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) assesses risks to farmworker children, and presenting recommendations for EPA's consideration to further protect children who are working in agriculture (October 20, 2000) [PDF, 661 KB]

Letter from Routt Reigart to Carol Browner regarding OPP/EPA's June 2000 Draft Cumulative Risk Guidance (September 26, 2000) [PDF, 774 KB]

Letter from Routt Reigart to Carol Browner to convey the Committee's more specific comments about the priorities included in the draft "Strategy for Research on Environmental Risks to Children" (April 14, 2000) [PDF, 722 KB]

Letter from Routt Reigart to Carol Browner providing input to the EPA Strategic Plan under revision (June 2, 2000) [PDF, 473 KB]

Letter from Routt Reigart to Carol Browner offering additional comments on the Residential Exposure Standard Operating Principles (January 21, 2000) [PDF, 298 KB]

Letter from Routt Reigart to Carol Browner regarding the issue of research priorities at EPA and specifically the draft "Strategy for Research on Environmental Risks to Children" prepared by the Office of Research and Development (January 21, 2000) [PDF, 383 KB]

Letter from Routt Reigart to Carol Browner reporting recommendations for improvement to the EPA's Rule Writers Guidance for Considering Risks to Children (the Guidance) (December 9, 1999) [PDF, 2 MB]

Letter from Routt Reigart to Carol Browner on the subject of the proposed revisions of the Agency's Guidelines for Cancer Risk Assessment (September 15, 1999) [PDF, 416 KB]

1999

Letter to Administrator Browner on valuing children's health in economic assessments (November 22, 1999) - EPA Response (March 3, 2000) [PDF, 19 KB]

Background document supporting the workgroup's recommendations to CHPAC on children's health valuation issues Letter to Administrator Browner recommending a children's longitudinal cohort study (May 28, 1999) [PDF, 182 KB] - EPA Response (Aug ust 13, 1999) [PDF, 78 KB]

Letter to Administrator Browner regarding the FQPA Science Policy paper on "Choosing a Percentile of Acute Dietary Exposure as a Threshold for Regulatory Concern" (May 26, 1999) [PDF, 81 KB]

Letter to the Office of Pesticide Programs regarding the FQPA Science Policy paper on "Choosing a Percentile of Acute Dietary Exposure as a Threshold for Regulatory Concern" (May 26, 1999) [PDF, 85 KB]

Letter to Administrator Browner regarding the "Guidelines for Cancer Risk Assessment" (May 12, 1999) [PDF, 281 KB] - EPA Response (July 6, 1999) [PDF, 1.21M]

Letter to Dr. Max Lum (NIOSH) and Dr. Tim Tinker (ATSDR) regarding the "Six Guiding Principles for Communicating Children's Environmental Health and Safety Risks" (June 2, 1999) [PDF, 183 KB]

Letter to Administrator Browner regarding the FQPA Science Policy Paper #6 - "Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) for Residential Exposure Assessments" (February 18, 1999) [PDF, 220 K B] - EPA Response (March 25, 1999) [PDF, 94 KB]

Letter to the Office of Pesticide Programs regarding the FQPA Science Policy Paper #6 - "Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) for Residential Exposure Assessments" (February 18, 1999) [PDF, 224 KB]

Letter to Dr. Noreen Noonan regarding children's health research (January 4, 1999) [PDF, 120 KB]


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