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Draft Indicators For American’s Children and the Environment, Third Edition (ACE3) Available for Public Review and Comment
March 14, 2011, 12:27 pm
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 EPA is preparing a third edition of America’s Children and the Environment (ACE), following the previous editions published in December 2000 and February 2003. ACE is EPA’s compilation of children’s environmental health indicators and related information, drawing on the best national data sources available for characterizing important aspects of the relationship between environmental contaminants and children’s health.
EPA has prepared draft indicator documents for ACE3 representing 23 children’s environmental health topics and presenting a total of 42 proposed children’s environmental health indicators.  Several new topics of importance to children’s environmental health have been added to ACE3, and topics included in the previous editions have been extensively revised and updated.
EPA is interested in your comments on the draft indicator documents for ACE3. These draft documents are being circulated only for purpose of obtaining comments, and should not be construed to represent any agency determination or policy.  EPA will consider the comments and other information provided to EPA through this public review and a simultaneous peer review by technical experts in deciding whether to make revisions to the indicators or other elements of the draft indicator documents. EPA intends to publish the final ACE3 report in 2011.  The comment period runs from March 8 through April 6, 2011.
You may view the draft indicator documents, instructions for submitting comments, and further information about the ACE3 process at:


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