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Briefings to Congress in 2012
DateBriefing Title
01/09/2012 Water Reuse: Potential for Expanding the Nation's Water Supply Through Reuse of Municipal Wastewater
01/09/2012 Sustainability and the U.S. EPA
01/17/2012 The Safety Challenge and Promise of Automotive Electronics: Insights from Unintended Acceleration: TRB Special Report 308
01/23/2012 Improving Metrics for the Department of Defense Cooperative Threat Reduction Program
01/23/2012 A Research Strategy for Environmental, Health, and Safety Aspects of Engineered Nanomaterials
02/01/2012 Information Sharing and Collaboration: Applications to Integrated Biosurveillance: Workshop Summay
02/14/2012 Managing for High-Quality Science and Engineering at the NNSA National Security
02/27/2012 Safe and Effective Medicines for Children: Pediatric Studies Conducted Under the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children and the Pediatric Research Equity Acts
03/05/2012 Review of the EPA's Economic Analysis of Final Water Quality Standards for Lakes and Flowing Waters in Florida
03/27/2012 Primary Care and Public Health: Exploring Integration to Improve Population Health
03/28/2012 Analysis of Cancer Risks in Populations near Nuclear Facilities: Phase I
03/28/2012 Sustainable Water and Environmental Management in the California Bay-Delta
03/28/2012 The Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty: Technical Issues for the United States
03/29/2012 Epilepsy Across the Spectrum: Promoting Health and Understanding
04/16/2012 Deterrence and the Death Penalty
04/30/2012 Ethical and Scientific Issues in Studying the Safety of Approved Drugs
05/09/2012 Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation
06/11/2012 Research Universities and the Future of America: Ten Breakthrough Actions Vital to Our Nation's Prosperity and Security
06/13/2012 Evaluation of the Updated Site-Specific Risk Assessment for the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility in Manhattan, Kansas
06/13/2012 Induced Seismicity Potential in Energy Technologies
06/15/2012 Export Control Challenges Associated with Securing the Homeland
06/20/2012 Progress Toward Restoring the Everglades: The Fourth Biennial Review, 2012
06/21/2012 Sea-Level Rise for the Coasts of California, Oregon, and Washington: Past, Present, and Future
06/21/2012 Sea-Level Rise for the Coasts of California, Oregon, and Washington: Past, Present, and Future
07/09/2012 The Mental Health and Substance Use Workforce for Older Adults: In Whose Hands?
07/12/2012 Meeting Critical Laboratory Needs for Animal Agriculture: Examination of Three Options
07/12/2012 Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Military and Veteran Populations: Initial Assessment
07/12/2012 Meeting Critical Laboratory Needs for Animal Agriculture: Examination of Three Options
07/16/2012 Geographic Adjustment in Medicare Payment - Phase II: Implications for Access, Quality and Efficiency
07/31/2012 Disaster Resilience: A National Imperative
08/01/2012 Weather Services for the Nation: Becoming Second to None
08/29/2012 Scientific Review of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement: Drakes Bay Oyster Compay Special Use Permit
09/07/2012 Science for Environmental Protection: The Road Ahead
09/14/2012 Substance Use Disorders in the U.S. Armed Forces
09/20/2012 Aging and the Macroeconomy: Long-Term Implications of an Older Population
10/01/2012 Himalayan Glaciers: Climate Change, Water Resources, and Water Security
10/03/2012 Corps of Engineers Water Resources Infrastructure: Deterioration, Investment, or Divestment?
10/11/2012 Exposure Science in the 21st Century
10/24/2012 Sustainable Development of Algal Biofuels
10/24/2012 Preparing for the Third Decade (Cycle 3) of the National Water-Quality Assessment
10/24/2012 Dam and Levee Safety and Community Resilience: A Vision for Future Practice
11/08/2012 Options for Estimating Illegal Entries at the U.S.-Mexico Border
11/14/2012 Monitoring Progress Toward Successful K-12 STEM Education: A Nation Advancing?
11/14/2012 Alternatives for Managing the Nation’s Complex Contaminated Groundwater Sites
11/30/2012 Potential Health Risks to DOD Firing-Range Personnel from Recurrent Lead Exposure
12/04/2012 NASA's Strategic Direction and the Need for a National Consensus