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About EPA's Science Advisory Organizations

Internal Science Advisory Organization

Science and Technology Policy Council - Addresses EPA's significant science policy issues that go beyond regional and program boundaries. Contributes guidance for selected EPA regulatory and enforcement policies and decisions.

External Science Advisory Organizations

Board of Scientific Counselors - Provides advice, information, and recommendations to EPA’s Office of Research and Development (ORD) on technical and management issues of its research programs.

Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee - Provides advice on the technical bases for EPA's national ambient air quality standards program.

Human Studies Review Board - Provides advice, information, and recommendations on issues related to scientific and ethical aspects of human subjects' research.

National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology - Advises the EPA Administrator on a broad range of environmental policy, technology and management issues.

Science Advisory Board - Provides peer review and other types of expert advice on a wide range of topics in science and technology.