Presidential Commission on Risk Assessment and Risk Management
September 26, 1997. The Presidential/Congressional Commission on Risk Assessment and Risk Management, which was mandated as part of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990, was disbanded on August 31, 1997, with some staff work continuing into September. The reports and associated documents of the Commission are being made available on the NCEA web site. These documents include:
- Report on the Accomplishments of the Commission on Risk Assessment and Risk Management, by Gilbert S. Omenn, Commission Chair
- [Report on] Commission on Risk Assessment and Risk Management Symposium on a Public Health Approach to Environmental Health Risk Management, 8 August 1997, Washington, DC
- Commission on Risk Assessment and Risk Management Memorandum Regarding Tribal Risk Issues
Commission's Mandate & Membership
- Mandate of the Commission on Risk Assessment and Risk Management.
- List of Commission Members and Staff.
- Biographies of Commission Members.
The Commission's Report & Supporting Documents
- Final Report. The full text of Volumes 1 and 2 of the final report of the Presidential/Congressional Commission on Risk Assessment and Risk Management, Framework for Environmental Health Risk Management, has been combined and is available in one PDF (1730 KB) document. (The PDF version is a page-by-page replica of the printed report.)
Seven Supporting Documents. Seven reports were prepared in support of the Commission's report of which five are made available here in PDF format:
- Cost Benefit Analysis and Regulatory Reform by Raymond Kopp, Alan Krupnick, and Michael Toman, Resources for the Future.
- Report to the Commission on Risk Assessment and Risk Management: Health Risk Assessments, prepared per the Risk Assessment Reforms Under Consideration in the U.S. Congress by Edmund A.C. Crouch, Richard R., Lester, Timothy L. Lash, Sarah R. Armstrong, and Laura C. Green, Cambridge Environmental Inc.
- A Survey of Methods for Chemical Health Risk Assessment Among Federal Regulatory Agencies by Lorenz R. Rhomberg, Harvard Center for Risk Analysis.
- An Assessment of the Risk Assessment Paradigm for Ecological Risk Assessment by Menzie-Cura & Associates Inc.
- Review of Noncancer Risk Assessment: Application of Benchmark Dose Methods by Elaine M. Faustman, University of Washington.