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Briefings to Congress in 2017
DateBriefing Title
01/04/2017 Review of WIC Food Packages: Improving Balance and Choice: Final Report
01/09/2017 Review of the Marine Recreational Information Program
01/10/2017 Valuing Climate Damages: Updating Estimation of the Social Cost of Carbon Dioxide
01/10/2017 Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity
01/11/2017 The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: The Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research
01/23/2017 Owning the Technical Baseline for Acquisition Programs in the U.S. Air Force
01/26/2017 The Role of Science, Technology, Innovation, and Partnerships in the Future of USAID
02/01/2017 Optimizing the Process for Establishing the Dietary Guidelines for Americans: The Selection Process
02/10/2017 Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and Practice
02/13/2017 Human Genome Editing: Science, Ethics, and Governance
02/27/2017 Promoting the Educational Success of Children and Youth Learning English: Promising Futures
02/27/2017 Assessment of the Department of Veterans Affairs Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry
03/08/2017 Preparing for Future Products of Biotechnology
03/24/2017 Controlled Human Inhalation-Exposure Studies at EPA
03/27/2017 A National Strategy for the Elimination of Hepatitis B and C: Phase Two Report
04/10/2017 Fostering Integrity in Research
04/11/2017 Hearing Health Care for Adults: Priorities for Improving Access and Affordability
04/18/2017 Volcanic Eruptions and Their Repose, Unrest, Precursors, and Timing
05/08/2017 The Promise of Assistive Technology to Enhance Activity and Work Participation
05/16/2017 Review of the Research Program of the U.S. DRIVE Partnership: Fifth Report
06/08/2017 The Value of Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences to National Priorities: A Report for the National Science Foundation
06/12/2017 An Assessment of ARPA-E
06/14/2017 A Review of the Environmental Protection Agency's Science to Achieve Results Results Research Program
06/21/2017 Preventing Cognitive Decline and Dementia: A Way Forward
06/26/2017 Improving Motor Carrier Safety Measurement
07/10/2017 Acquisition and Operation of Polar Icebreakers: Fulfilling the Nation’s Needs
07/12/2017 Pain Management and the Opioid Epidemic: Balancing Societal and Individual Benefits and Risks of Prescription Opioid Use
07/17/2017 Application of Systematic Review Methods in an Overall Strategy for Evaluating Low-Dose Toxicity from Endocrine Active Chemicals
07/19/2017 Enhancing the Resilience of the Nation's Electricity System
09/13/2017 Redesigning the Process for Establishing the Dietary Guidelines for Americans
09/27/2017 Utilizing the Energy Resource Potential of DOE Lands
10/04/2017 A Review of the Department of Transportation's Plan for Analyzing and Testing Electronically Controlled Pneumatic Brakes: Letter Report (Phase 2)
10/11/2017 Investigative Strategies for Lead Source Attribution at Superfund Sites Associated with Mining Activities
10/18/2017 Safely Transporting Hazardous Liquids and Gases in a Changing U.S. Energy Landscape
10/31/2017 Securing Advanced Manufacturing in the United States: The Role of Manufacturing USA: Proceedings of a Workshop
11/01/2017 Integrating Social and Behavioral Sciences Within the Weather Enterprise
11/13/2017 Reducing the Threat of Improvised Explosive Device Attacks by Restricting Access to Explosive Precursor Chemicals
11/16/2017 Sustaining Ocean Observations to Understand Future Changes in Earth's Climate
11/29/2017 Making Medicines Affordable: A National Imperative
12/14/2017 Opportunities in Intense Ultrafast Lasers: Reaching for the Brightest Light