Bridging Ideas and Impact through Public Comments

Public comments serve the executive branch by informing more effective, efficient program design and regulation. As part of our commitment to evidence-based, science-backed policy, FAS staff leverage public comment opportunities to embed science, technology, and innovation into policy decision-making. Below, you will find public comments FAS staff have submitted in response to agency requests for information and proposed regulations. 

2023
ARPA-H Ethical Legal and Social Implications Initiative RFI
10/23
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Comment for CEQ on National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Regulations Revisions Phase 2
9/23
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Comment for NSF on Roadmap for the Directorate for Technology, Innovation, and Partnerships
7/23
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Comment for EDA on Implementation of the Distressed Area Recompete Pilot Program
7/23
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Comment for ETA on Sector Strategies To Meet Critical Workforce Needs Across Industries
7/23
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Comment for EDA on Implementation of the Regional Technology and Innovation Hub Program
7/23
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Comment for ED on its FY 2022-2026 Learning Agenda
7/23
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Comment for IES on School Pulse Panel 2023-24 Preliminary Field Activities
7/23
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Comment for EPA on National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Ethylene Oxide Emissions Standards for Sterilization Facilities Residual Risk and Technology Review
6/23
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Comment for EPA on Environmental and Climate Justice Block Grant Program
4/23
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Comment for OSTP on Clinical Research Infrastructure and Emergency Clinical Trials
1/23
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Comment for EPA on Deploying Funding to Address Air Pollution
1/23
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A Focused Research Organization Model for Solving Key Biomedical Challenges
9/23
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2022
Comment for FDA on Select Updates for the Breakthrough Devices Program Guidance
12/22
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Comment for SBA on Affiliation and Lending Criteria for the SBA Business Loan Programs
12/22
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Comment for DOD, GSA, and NASA on the Federal Acquisition Regulation: Disclosure of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Climate-Related Financial Risk
12/22
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Comment for OSTP on Equitable Data Engagement and Accountability
12/22
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Comment for SBA on Small Business Investment Company Investment Diversification and Growth
12/22
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Comment for Treasury, SBA, Commerce, DOT, HUD, and USDA Opportunities and Challenges in Federal Community Investment Programs
12/22
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Comment for NIST on Second Draft of the AI Risk Management Framework and the First Draft of the NIST AI RMF Playbook
11/22
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Ordered by descending date