Asbestos and Other Mineral Fibers: A Roadmap for Scientific Research

April 2007
NIOSH Docket Number 099

A public meeting was held on May 4, 2007, at the Holiday Inn Capitol, Washington, DC, as a forum for scientists and representatives of government agencies, industry, labor, and other stakeholders to comment on the draft document, “Asbestos and Other Mineral Fibers: A Roadmap for Scientific Research.” Comments received on the draft document were considered by NIOSH in preparing the draft Current Intelligence Bulletin (CIB) Asbestos Fibers and Other Elongated Mineral Particles: State of the Science and Roadmap for Research.

Pre-meeting Information

Draft NIOSH document, “Asbestos and Other Mineral Fibers: A Roadmap for Scientific Research” by Paul Middendorf, PhD, Ralph Zumwalde, MS, and Robert Castellan, MD, MPH, on behalf of the NIOSH Mineral Fibers Work Group; 2/1/07pdf icon [PDF – 2,840 KB]

Notice; Notice of public meeting and availability for public comment; 72 FR 20552; 4/25/07pdf icon [PDF – 1,021 KB]

Meeting Information

Presentation by Middendorf (NIOSH)pdf icon [PDF – 1,770 KB]

Presentation by Ford (National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association)pdf icon [PDF – 1,940 KB]

Presentation by McConnell (ToxPath, Inc)pdf icon [PDF – 21 KB]

Presentation by Gibbs (Safety Health Environment International Consultants Corporation)pdf icon [PDF – 334 KB]

Presentation by Berman (Aeolus, Inc)pdf icon [PDF – 54 KB]

Presentation by Lee and Strohmeier (RJ Lee Group, Inc)pdf icon [PDF – 11,890 KB]

Presentation by Fore (National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA))pdf icon [PDF – 101 KB]

Presentation by Nolan and Langer (Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York) and Rubin (Thomas Jefferson Medical College)pdf icon [PDF – 73 KB]

Table to Presentation by Nolan and Langerpdf icon [PDF – 12 KB]
Figure to Presentation by Nolan and Langerimage icon

Presentation by Hartley (Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook, & Brickman)pdf icon [PDF – 1,006 KB]

Presentation by Lemen (former NIOSH Director/Assistant Surgeon General USPHS (ret.))pdf icon [PDF – 1,680 KB]

Presentation by Egilman (Brown University)pdf icon [PDF – 314 KB]

List of attendeespdf icon [PDF – 85 KB]

Post-meeting Information

Transcript of the NIOSH Public Meeting on Asbestos and Other Mineral Fibers: A Roadmap for Scientific Research; Washington, DC; 5/4/07pdf icon [PDF – 242 KB]

Submission to the docket from Lai (Environmental Protection Agency) – 2/28/07pdf icon [PDF – 104 KB]

Submission to the docket from Mortimer (private person) – 3/3/07pdf icon [PDF – 20 KB]

Submission to the docket from Guidotti (private person) – 3/11/07pdf icon [PDF – 102 KB]

Submission to the docket from Myers (US Department of the Interior) – 4/25/07pdf icon [PDF – 3,590 KB]

Submission to the docket from Kovacs (US Chamber of Commerce) – 5/3/97pdf icon [PDF – 71 KB]

Submission to the docket from Hartley (Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook, & Brickman, LLC) – 5/4/07pdf icon [PDF – 3,910 KB]

Submission to the docket from Castleman (Environmental Consultant) – 5/4/07pdf icon [PDF – 72 KB]

Submission to the docket from Newman (private person) – 5/5/07pdf icon [PDF – 32 KB]

Submission to the docket from Nath (University of North Carolina at Asheville) – 5/15/07pdf icon [PDF – 36 KB]

Submission to the docket from Stiber (Environmental Protection Agency) – 5/22/07pdf icon [PDF – 28 KB]

Submission to the docket from Addison (John Addison Consultancy Ltd) – 5/27/07pdf icon [PDF – 80 KB]

Submission to the docket from Ahmed (private person) – 5/29/07pdf icon [PDF – 51 KB]

Submission to the docket from Ellis (Industrial Minerals Association – North America (IMA-NA)) – 5/30/07pdf icon [PDF – 11,020 KB]

Submission to the docket from Oberta (The Environmental Consultancy) – 5/30/07pdf icon [PDF – 100 KB]

Submission to the docket from Webber (School of Public Health, SUNY) – 5/30/07pdf icon [PDF – 187 KB]

Submission to the docket from Kelse (RT Vanderbilt Company, Inc)(with file attachments – 5/30/07)pdf icon [PDF – 952 KB]

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Submission to the docket from Berman (Aeolus, Inc) – 5/31/07pdf icon [PDF – 6,800 KB]

Submission to the docket from Fleiner (Georgia-Pacific) – 5/31/07pdf icon [PDF – 187 KB]

Submission to the docket from Ford (National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association) – 5/31/07pdf icon [PDF – 22,950 KB]

Submission to the docket from Jones (American Society of Safety Engineers) – 5/31/07pdf icon [PDF – 209 KB]

Submission to the docket from Laubenthal (The Environmental Institute) – 5/31/07pdf icon [PDF – 82 KB]

Submission to the docket from Manuppello (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) – 5/31/07pdf icon [PDF – 212 KB]

Submission to the docket from Van Orden (RJ Lee Group, Inc) – 5/31/07pdf icon [PDF – 848 KB]

Questions for peer reviewers to considerpdf icon [PDF – 71 KB]

Compilation of peer reviewer comments – 10/5/07pdf icon [PDF – 288 KB]

Response to peer reviewer commentspdf icon [PDF – 284 KB]

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