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September 14, 2005

Bring Back the OTA

Bring Back the OTA (info)
http://sciam.com/article.cfm?chanID=sa006&articleID=0009024F-089F-1289-BC20 83414B7F0000
"More than ever, those elected to govern are in need of timely, high-quality, impartial advice on matters of science and technology. Yet for nearly a decade now, one of the most successful agencies for providing just such advice--the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA)--has been defunct. Scrapped in September 1995 to save a paltry $22 million from the $2 billion spent each year on congressional operations, the OTA had produced widely hailed reports on an extraordinarily broad range of topics"
Posted by Declan to science AvianFlu US on Tue Sep 13 2005 at 20:22 UTC

Posted by dymaxion at September 14, 2005 01:21 PM

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