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PFAS Policy Analysis. 2021

  PFAS Policy Analysis, May 2021 Download PDF file (1.31 MB)

Opportunities for Cancer Prevention: Trends in the Use and Release of Carcinogens in Massachusetts. 2013.

TURI Methods and Policy Report No. 29. This report uses data submitted under TURA to analyze use and release patterns for chemicals associated with cancer. The report is intended as a resource both for professionals working in the area of toxics use reduction and for those working in the area of cancer prevention. Read more...

UNEP Guidance Development

To assist governments towards establishing or improving their chemicals control, the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) has developed a publication series on chemicals control. These new documents complement the 2015 UN Environment Guidance on the Development of Legal and Institutional Infrastructures and Measures for Recovering Costs of National Administration (LIRA Guidance). The publications aim to support decision makers in their efforts to establish legal frameworks for chemicals control and the work of government officials involved in building government capacity for chemicals control. Read more...

Toxics Use Reduction Act Program Assessment. 2009.

  TURI Methods and Policy Report No. 26. This assessment presents a review of TURA program activities; a review of prior studies of the TURA program; the results of an online survey and telephone interviews with Massachusetts companies and consultants; and results from a survey and interviews conducted with organizations served by the Institute's Community program. Download PDF file (4.06 MB)