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#1: Alternative Assessment (as described in AB 1879)

June 1, 2011

Meeting Purpose
Discuss issues related to alternative assessments (as described in AB 1879) as part of DTSC’s implementation of green chemistry law. This is the first of two teleconference meetings of this subcommittee that will be held to explore the issues in depth, in preparation for a physical meeting of the entire Green Ribbon Science Panel that will be held in Sacramento, California, on July 14, 2011 and July 15, 2011. View the Meeting Agenda and Public Notice.

Meeting Audio

Meeting Materials


June 7, 2011

Meeting Purpose

Discuss issues related to alternative assessments (as described in AB 1879) as part of DTSC’s implementation of green chemistry law. This is the second of two teleconference meetings of this subcommittee that will be held to explore the issues in depth, in preparation for a physical meeting of the entire Green Ribbon Science Panel that will be held in Sacramento, California, on July 14, 2011 and July 15, 2011. View the Meeting Agenda and Public Notice.

Meeting Audio

Meeting Materials


Materials and Members

Members Papers

  • Homework” submitted by Timothy Malloy (PDF, 50 kB)
  • Homework” submitted by Julia Quint (PDF, 148 kB)

Resource Materials Submitted by GRSP Members

  • Articles on decision-making submitted by GRSP SC1 member Professor Timothy Malloy
  1. AB 1879 Section 25253 (a)(2) suggested grouping (PDF, 31 kB)
  2. Consumer Decision Making (PDF, 808 kB)
  3. Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (PDF, 283 kB)

Subcommittee #1 Members

  • Ken Geiser, Ph.D. (subcommittee chair)
  • Art Fong
  • Roger McFadden
  • Julia Quint
  • George Daston
  • Timothy Malloy
  • Ann Blake
  • Mike Wilson
  • Julie Zimmerman
  • Oladele Ogunseitan