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May 2, 2017

EPA TechDirect Reports Availability of NanoRem Toolbox

Lynn L. Bergeson Carla N. Hutton

The May 1, 2017, issue of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) TechDirect includes an item on the availability of the Taking Nanotechnological Remediation Processes from Lab Scale to End User Applications for the Restoration of a Clean Environment (NanoRem) Toolbox.  NanoRem is a research project funded through the European Commission’s Seventh Framework Program for Research and Technological Development.  EPA describes the NanoRem Toolbox as the primary gateway to the NanoRem Project’s results.  EPA states that the Toolbox focuses on the needs of decision makers, consultants, and site owners.  It provides the respective output of NanoRem in three levels:  an entry level showing the project bulletins as high level information in a condensed and concise way; more detailed information on nanoparticles and tools described as “Nanoparticles and Tools”; and other dissemination products and selected project deliverables as “Supporting Information.”  The April 1, 2017, issue of TechDirect reported on the availability of 12 NanoRem Bulletins that were created to transfer the knowledge developed within NanoRem to end-users: