Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 09:57:06 -0400
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From: Ralph Stuart <rstuart**At_Symbol_Here**>
Subject: ACS May 2004 Capitol Connection

I've edited this to highlight items I believe  are likely to be of
interest to CHAS people. The complete report is available at ACS
Office of Legislative & Government Affairs site.

Organization: ACS
From: "ACS Capitol Connection" 
Subject: ACS May 2004 Capitol Connection
Date: Fri, 14 May 2004 19:26:24 -0400

May 14, 2004 Volume 9, Issue 5

News & Information

Push from ACS Members, House Passes Green Chemistry Bill
On April 21, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Green
Chemistry Research and Development Act of 2004 (H.R. 3970) with a
vote of 402-14. The 1,200 LAN who sent letters to their U.S.
Representatives made a difference.

Releases Revised Peer Review Guidelines
Following an August 2003 Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
bulletin designed to improve the quality of federal science reports,
the OMB's Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs has released a
revised set of guidelines.

Educate Congress on the Importance of Children's Study
Though significant advances in child health and development have been
made over the past century, children today suffer from asthma,
developmental disorders, obesity, preventable injuries, and other
problems, whose precise causes continue to confound science and
society as a whole.

STAR Grant Announcement Update
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Research
and Development, National Center for Environmental Research
(NCER)announces an extramural funding competition supporting research
on the consequences of climate change for fires and the impact on air

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