and recycling, has an extensive background in industrial-oriented research, and has more than 30 years of academic and applied experience in mining, chemical, and materials engineering. In 2008, he received the Milton Wadsworth Award from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration for his contributions to advance the field of chemical metallurgy. Dr. Anderson holds a Ph.D. in mining engineering–metallurgy from the University of Idaho, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and a Master’s degree in metallurgical engineering.

Lawrence W. Barnthouse is the president and principal scientist of LWB Environmental Services, Inc. His consulting activities include 316(b) demonstrations for nuclear and nonnuclear power plants, Superfund ecological risk assessments, natural resource damage assessments, risk-based environmental restoration planning, and a variety of other projects involving close interactions with regulatory and resource management agencies. Dr. Barnthouse has authored or coauthored more than 90 publications relating to ecological risk assessment. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Hazard/Risk Assessment Editor of the journal Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, and founding editorial board member of the new journal Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. He has served on the National Research Council Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology and on several National Research Council committees, and was a member of the peer review panel for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Guidelines for Ecological Risk Assessment. Dr. Barnthouse holds a Ph.D. in biology from the University of Chicago.

Paul D. Blanc is Professor in Residence and Endowed Chair of the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Blanc also has secondary appointments to the Department of Medical Anthropology, Social Medicine, and History of Medicine and the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at UCSF. His current research interests include the epidemiology of occupational lung disease, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease outcomes, and occupational toxicology. Dr. Blanc previously served on the Institute of Medicine Committee to Review the NIOSH Respiratory Disease Research Programand the Committee on Poison Prevention and Control. He has an M.S.P.H. from the Harvard School of Public Health and his M.D. from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Blanc serves as the University of California designee and California State Senate appointee to the Scientific Review Panel on Toxic Air Contaminants for the Air Resources Board of the State of California. He is the author of How Everyday Products Make People Sick (University of California Press).

Scott C. Brooks is senior scientist in the Environmental Sciences Division of Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Dr. Brooks’ research focuses on the biogeochemistry



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