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Public Policy

The Subcommittee on Public Policy

The Subcommittee on Public Policy examines the scientific basis of public policies related to chemistry and makes recommendations to appropriate ACS entities, particularly the Public Affairs and Public Relations Committee of the ACS Board of Directors. Through this Subcommitee, the Committee on Science plays an important role in the development, review, and revision of the following policy statements:

  • Competitive U.S. Business Climate: Innovation, Chemistry and Jobs
  • Energy
  • Forensic Science
  • Hydraulic Fracturing
  • Scientific Integrity in Public Policy
  • Sustainability and the Chemical Enterprise
  • Visa Restrictions

All current ACS policy statements, including the ones listed above, can be found here.


Matthew Fisher
Public Policy Subcommittee Chair
Saint Vincent College