Concerns about the large amount of nanoparticle silver in manufactured products stirred the International Center for Technology Assessment along with consumer, health, and environmental groups to file a legal petition with the US Environmental Protection Agency in 2008.
What does CTA stand for?
CTA stands for Center for Technology Assessment
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- Information technology (IT) and computers
- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
- Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.
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We have 616 other meanings of CTA in our Acronym Attic
- Canadian Transportation Agency
- Canadian Trotting Association
- Cancer-Testis Antigen (immunotherapy)
- Capital Theory Approach
- Capitalization of Tangible Assets
- Care Taiwan Association
- Catamount Trail Association (Burlington, VT)
- Catania, Sicily, Italy - Fontanarossa (Airport Code)
- CDS (Combat Direction System) Track Association
- Cellulose Triacetate (membrane used for reverse osmosis)
- Center for Total Access (Fort Gordon, GA)
- Center for Transportation Analysis
- Center Frequency Tone
- Center Test Authority
- Central de los Trabajadores Argentinos (Confederation of Argentine Workers)
- Central Terminal Area (LaGuardia Airport)
- Central Tibetan Administration
- Central TMDE Activity
- Central Trading Agency (various locations)
- Central Training Academy (security training institution)
Samples in periodicals archive:
In 1998 the International Center for Technology Assessment pegged the true cost of gas between $5 and $15 a gallon.
Filing the suit are the Conservation Law Foundation, Environmental Defense, International Center for Technology Assessment, Natural Resources Defense Counsel and the Sierra Club.
More generally a 1999 study by the International Center for Technology Assessment, which assimilated much of these hidden costs, concluded that a taxpayer in the United States pays $15.
According to the International Center for Technology Assessment, external costs such as tax breaks, extraction and production subsidies, protection services (including Defense Department spending), and environmental, health, and social costs total $558.
District Court judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Western Fuels Association against the Turning Point Project, a non-profit organization formed to place educational and advocacy advertisements in newspapers, plus various organizational signers of a Turning Point Project ad on global warming, including Friends of the Earth, Earth Island Institute, Ozone Action, the Rainforest Action Network and the International Center for Technology Assessment.
coordinator of the lawsuit against the FDA to obtain mandatory safety testing and labeling of gene-spliced foods, and an attorney on the case (in collaboration with the Legal Department of the Center for Technology Assessment in Washington, DC).
Institute, the International Center for Technology Assessment (ICTA) in Washington, D.