Multinational Monitor

SEP 2004
VOL 25 No. 9


The Rise of the Precautionary Principle: A Social Movement Gathers Strength
by Nancy Myers

Welcome to NanoWorld: Nanotechnology and the Precautionary Principle Imperative
by Peter Montague

REACH and the Long Arm of the Chemical Industry
by Joseph DiGangi


Precautionary Precepts: The Power and Potential of the Precautionary Principle
an interview with with Carolyn Raffensperger


Behind the Lines

Precaution and Power

The Front
Drug Price Gouging OK’d - World Bank Troubles in Timor

The Lawrence Summers Memorial Award

Names In the News



Organizations Publications
Science and Environmental
Health Network
3704 West Lincoln Way #282
Ames IA 50014
[email protected]

Environmental Research

P.O. Box 160
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
[email protected]

Center for Health,
Environment and Justice

P.O. Box 6806
Falls Church, VA 22040
[email protected]

Health Care Without Harm
755 S Street, NW Suite 6B
Washington, DC 20009
[email protected]

c/o Physicians for
Social Responsibility

1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 1012
Washington, DC 20009
[email protected]

Environmental Working Group
1436 U Street, NW Suite 100
Washington, DC 20009
[email protected]

U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency

Ariel Rios Building
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Mail Code 3213A
Washington, DC 20460

American Chemistry Council
1300 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209

Lowell Center for
Sustainable Production

University of Massachusetts Lowell
One University Avenue
Lowell, MA 01854
[email protected]

Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition
760 North First Street
San Jose, CA 95112
[email protected]

Basel Action Network
1305 Fourth Avenue, Suite 606
Seattle, WA 98101
[email protected]

Global Anti-Incineration Alliance
1442A Walnut Street, Suite 20
Berkeley, CA 94709
[email protected]

Silent Spring Institute
29 Crafts Street
Newton, MA 02458

Essential Inventions
P.O. Box 19405
Washington, DC 20036
[email protected]

East Timor Action Network
P.O. Box 15774
Washington, DC 20003
[email protected]

Good Jobs First
1311 L Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
[email protected]

Precaution, Environmental Science
and Preventive Public Policy

Edited by Joel Tickner
Washington, DC: Island Press, 2003

Protecting Public Health and the
Environment: Implementing the
Precautionary Principle

Edited by Carolyn Raffensperger
and Joel Tickner
Washington, DC: Island Press, 1999

Rachel’s Environment & Health

P.O. Box 160
New Brunswick, NJ 08903

“Converging Technologies for
Improving Human Performance:
Nanotechnology, Biotechnology,
Information Technology and Cognitive Science”
Edited by Mihail Roco and William
Sims Bainbridge
Arlington, Virginia:
National Science Foundation, 2003

“Second National Report
on Human Exposure to
Environmental Chemicals”
Atlanta: Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention, 2003

“White Paper: The Precautionary
Principle and the City and
County of San Francisco, 2003”
City of San Francisco

“Executive Excess: 2004”
By Sarah Anderson, John Cavanagh,
Chris Hartman, Scott Klinger and
Stacey Chan
Washington, DC/Boston: Institute for
Policy Studies/United for a Fair Economy


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