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Suggested Citation:"Appendix C: Summary of EMF-RAPID Non-Research Expenditures by NIEHS." National Research Council. 1999. Research on Power-Frequency Fields Completed Under the Energy Policy Act of 1992. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/9587.
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APPENDIX C:
SUMMARY OF EMF RAPID NON-RESEARCH EXPENDITURES BY NIEHS

Suggested Citation:"Appendix C: Summary of EMF-RAPID Non-Research Expenditures by NIEHS." National Research Council. 1999. Research on Power-Frequency Fields Completed Under the Energy Policy Act of 1992. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/9587.
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EMF-RAPID Non-Research Expenditures (in thousands of dollars)

PI

Project

FY94

FY95

FY96

FY97

FY98

FY99

Total

Boorman

Administration

94

117

113

154

215

25

718

Goldberg

PR702671 Publication Database

0

0

0

63

0

0

63

Portier

Evaluation

0

0

155

620

1,516

278

2,569

Totals

 

94

117

268

837

1,730

306

3,350

Suggested Citation:"Appendix C: Summary of EMF-RAPID Non-Research Expenditures by NIEHS." National Research Council. 1999. Research on Power-Frequency Fields Completed Under the Energy Policy Act of 1992. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/9587.
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Since the 1970s, concerns about health hazards associated with electric and magnetic fields from power lines and from workplace, school, and household use of electricity have led to many studies and continued controversy about whether adverse health effects occur. In the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (Public Law 102-486), Congress authorized a focused national research program to study the possible health effects of exposure to low-intensity, 60-hertz electric and magnetic fields. In response to this legislation and at the request of the Department of Energy (DOE), the National Research Council established a committee under the Board on Radiation Effects Research (BRER) in the Commission on Life Sciences (CLS) to aid in its review of the power-frequency magnetic field research activities completed under the Electric and Magnetic Fields Research and Public Information Dissemination (EMF-RAPID) program that was authorized by the Energy Policy Act. The Research Council's Committee to Review the Research Activities Completed Under the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (EPACT) was asked to review the EMF-RAPID program implemented by DOE and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), and research strategies suggested by other federal and nonfederal groups.

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