The Society for Risk Analysis is a professional
society providing an open forum for all those who are interested in risk
analysis. Risk analysis is broadly defined to include risk assessment, risk
characterization, risk communication, risk management, and policy relating to
risk. Membership is multidisciplinary and international.
RiskWorld is an encyclopedic site devoted to
providing information about risk-related news, career opportunities, meetings,
publications, organizations, and more.
Presidential / Congressional Commission on Risk Assessment
and Risk Management,
hosted by RiskWorld
This is RiskWorld’s internal website for the
Presidential / Congressional Commission on Risk Assessment and Risk Management.
The Commission was mandated under the 1990 amendments to the Clean Air Act to
evaluate and make recommendations concerning risk assessment and risk
management practices across the federal government. The site provides access
to the Commission’s mandate, reports, membership, and other information.
This service of Environmental Defense provides
information about environmental contaminants. By entering a zip code, one can
determine the identities and amounts of substances released by local
industrial facilities as reported according to the Environmental Protection
Agency’s Toxics Release Inventory. No information about risks is available,
only chemical releases. Links to other sites providing information about
specific chemicals are available.
TOXNET provides access to a cluster of
databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas, including the
Hazardous Substances Data Bank, the Integrated Risk Information Service, and
the Toxics Release Inventory.
Medline by the
National Library of Medicine
Medline is the National Library of Medicine’s
searchable service providing access to over 12 million publications related to
medicine and toxicology.
Environmental Literacy Council
The Environmental Literacy Council is an
independent, non-profit organization comprising scientists, economists, and
educators striving to connect teachers and students to science-based
information on environmental issues.
African American Environmentalist Association
The African American Environmentalist
Association is a national, nonprofit
environmental organization dedicated to
protecting the environment, enhancing human,
animal and plant ecologies, promoting the
efficient use of natural resources, and increasing
African American participation in the
Cambridge Environmental is a consulting and research firm that assesses and
helps to minimize risks to health and the environment. It is a woman-owned
small business providing objective, expert, and timely analyses of problems
related to chemicals in the environment, workplace, and home.
Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment
Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment (TERA)
is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to the best use of toxicity data for risk
assessment and the development of risk values. TERA helps environmental,
industry, and government groups find common ground through the application of
good science to risk assessment. In fostering successful partnerships,
improvements in the science and practice of risk assessment will follow.
Environmental Law Institute
The mission of the Environmental Law Institute
(ELI) is to advance environmental protection by improving law, policy, and
management by researching pressing problems, educating professionals and
citizens about the nature of those issues, and convening all sectors in
forging effective solutions. ELI grounds its environmentalism in science and
technology as well as on legal principles.
Society of Toxicology
The Society of Toxicology is a professional and
scholarly organization of scientists from academic institutions, government,
and industry representing the great variety of scientists who practice
toxicology in the US and abroad. The Society promotes the acquisition and use
of knowledge in toxicology and aids in the protection of public health.
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