• The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking comments regarding the measurement of impacts of ocean acidification on U.S. waters. Comments are being accepted until 21 May 2010. For more information, please visit http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2010/2010-6239.htm.
  • The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will host a series of webinars about the agency’s proposed Climate Service. The re-organization would centralize climate research, modeling, and information dissemination activities within NOAA. On 1 April 2010 at 2:30 pm, NOAA will host a webinar targeted to the academic research community. For more information, please visit http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2010/2010-6085.htm.
  • The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is seeking comments and best practices on the commercialization of university research. Comments are due by 26 April 2010. For more information, please visit http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2010/2010-6606.htm.
  • The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has launched an online database of the scientific sources its uses when formulating risk assessments for pollutants or chemicals. Health and Environmental Research Online includes more than 300,000 scientific articles, although the full text of the articles is not provided.


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