Ecotoxicology

, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 1–4

Good policy follows good science: using criteria and indicators for assessing sustainable biofuel production

Authors

    • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development (ORD)
  • Denice Shaw
    • National Center for Environmental Assessment (ORD)
  • Randy Bruins
    • National Exposure Research Laboratory (ORD)
  • Virginia Dale
    • Environmental Sciences DivisionOak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
  • Keith Kline
    • Environmental Sciences DivisionOak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
  • Alice Chen
    • AAASEPA ORD
Guest Editorial

DOI: 10.1007/s10646-008-0293-y

Cite this article as:
Hecht, A.D., Shaw, D., Bruins, R. et al. Ecotoxicology (2009) 18: 1. doi:10.1007/s10646-008-0293-y

Abstract

Developing scientific criteria and indicators should play a critical role in charting a sustainable path for the rapidly developing biofuel industry. The challenge ahead in developing such criteria and indicators is to address the limitations on data and modeling.

Keywords

BiofuelsCriteriaIndicatorsSustainability

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