EPA Requests Sustainability Guide

December 5, 2010
Reprinted from Crosslands Bulletin, December 5, 2010

EPA Requests Sustainability Guide

A potential sea change in the U.S. could be launching slightly off course.

Ralph Cicerone, Paul Anastas and Bernard Goldstein
Answering questions at the launch of the Green Book study are (right to left) Ralph Cicerone, Paul Anastas and Bernard Goldstein.
Photo: Patricia Pooladi, NAS.

The US Environmental Protection Agency wants a logical, scientific system to follow to factor sustainability concepts into all its programs. The agency has asked the National Research Council (NRC) to formulate the procedure. The recommendations are due in nine months at the latest.

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