EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB)


SAB Quarterly Meeting

10/03/2007 to 10/05/2007
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Federal Register Notice Announcing the Meeting

Type of MeetingAdvisory
LocationMarriott at Research Triangle Park, 4700 Guardian Drive, Durham, NC, 27703

Expert Committee or PanelSAB

ContactsThomas Miller

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Meeting Minutes. (PDF, 212 pp., 2,341,330 bytes)


Chartered SAB Quarterly: 1) discuss EPA's strategic research directions; 2) discussions of science use in disaster response programs; 3) conduct quality review of the draft SAB report "Advisory on Factors Influencing Hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico;" 4) conduct quality review of the draft SAB report "Advisory on EPA's Issues in Valuing Mortality Risk Reduction;" and 5) conduct quality review of the draft SAB report "Review of the Carcinogenicity of Ethylene Oxide."

Agenda. (PDF, 5 pp., 19,149 bytes)

Advisory Activity (or Activities) Discussed

Ethylene Oxide Carcinogenicity Assessment

Mortality Risk Valuation for Policy Analysis

Hypoxia in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Scientific Assessment of Causes and Options for Mitigation

Preparedness for Manmade and Natural Environmental Disasters

Strategic Research Directions for EPA's Office of Research and Development (ORD)

Report(s) to Review:

Draft Report Title(s)
Draft Advisory on EPA's Issues in Valuing Mortality Risk Reduction, September 4 2007. This Draft is made available for review and approval by the Chartered Science Advisory Board. This Draft does not represent EPA policy
Science Advisory Board Ethylene Oxide (EtO) Review Panel Draft Report -- August 30 2007

Meeting Materials
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