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Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology—An Update
Stander Environmental Engineering, 1117 Fernlea Court, Cary, NC 27511, USA
Theodore Tutorials, 5 Fairview Avenue, East Williston, NY 11596, USA
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Received: 5 January 2011; in revised form: 24 January 2011 / Accepted: 1 February 2011 / Published: 10 February 2011
Abstract: Some engineers and scientists are either directly or indirectly involved with nanotechnology issues. Nanotechnology concerns dealing with environmental implications and regulatory compliance encompass practicing areas for these technical individuals. Areas of particular concern include current/proposed environmental regulations and procedures for quantifying both health risks and hazard risks. This article addresses both of these issues.
Keywords: nanotechnology; nanomaterials; nanoparticles; nanoapplications; environmental implications; regulatory compliance; environmental concerns; environmental risk management; risk evaluation process; hazard risk; nano-related regulations
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Stander, L.; Theodore, L. Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology—An Update. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8, 470-479.
Stander L, Theodore L. Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology—An Update. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2011; 8(2):470-479.
Stander, Leo; Theodore, Louis. 2011. "Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology—An Update." Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 8, no. 2: 470-479.