Technical Work to Improve the Science and Risk Assessment Processes in National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) Reviews

Principal Investigators: Vipin Varma, PhD, Vice President, Air Quality, Director, Southern Regional Center, NCASI
Giffe Johnson, PhD, Principal Scientist, Toxicology, Epidemiology and Risk Assessment, NCASI

Supported by: National Association of Manufacturers, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, US Chamber of Commerce, AF&PA, Koch Industries, The Portland Cement Association, Aluminum Association.

Project Summary:
Technical research to identify more robust methodologies to ensure the science used to inform future ambient air rulemakings, aimed to protect human health and welfare, is of high quality and provides the appropriate strength and weight of evidence necessary to base decisions on future ambient air quality standard levels.