Publications & submissions

Disposal of hazardous waste

Briefing paper on Proposal for an EPA Notice for disposal of hazardous substances, August 2016 – disposal briefing august 2016

Submission on Proposal for an EPA Notice for disposal of hazardous substances, August 2016 – Disposal_Notice_Submission_Form – EHHA

Submission on Water New Zealand’s draft “Guidelines for Beneficial Use of Organic Materials on Productive Land” (relating to the application of sewage sludge to land), March 2018 – EHHA submission on Organic Materials guidelines – March 2018

Submission on an application for resource consent to the Marlborough District Council for a pyrolysis plant for treated timber, April 2018 – EHHA pyrolysis blenheim opposition 15 april 2018 complete

Land use

Submission against an application for further dairy intensification in Southland, January 2018 – southland submission_form-22 Jan 1

Chemical pollutants

Senjen, R. (2018) Firefighting foam in New Zealand: a need for transparency and precautionary action. EHHA Briefing Paper 2018/01

Lloyd-Smith, M and Senjen, R. (2016) The persistence and toxicity of perfluorinated compounds in Australia, published by the National Toxics Network

Bleaney, A. ,Hickey,C.W.; Stewart,M., Scamell, M., and R. Senjen. (2015) Preliminary investigations of toxicity in the Georges Bay catchment, Tasmania, Australia International Journal of Environmental Studies 72(1):1-23.

Lloyd- Smith,M and R. Senjen (2011). Hydraulic fracturing in Coal Seam Gas. Mining National Toxic Network. http://ntn.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/NTN-Fracking-Briefing-Paper-2011.pdf

Senjen, R (2012) Healthy & Sustainable Flooring: Choosing resilient flooring for the european healthcare sector, published by Health Care without Harm Europe – hcwh_flooring_report

Senjen, R and Azoulay, D (2008) Blissfully unaware of bisphenol A: Reasons why regulators should live up to their responsibilities, published by Friends of the Earth (FOE) – BisphenolA Report

Conference presentations and proceedings (peer reviewed or invited):

Lloyd-Smith M, Senjen R (2012). Halogenated contaminants from coal seam gas activities. Dioxin 2012, Cairns.

Critiques of risk assessment

Senjen, R (2012) Nanotechnology and patents – how can potential risks be assessed? Recent Pat Food Nutr Agric4(3):245-9.

Senjen, R. and Hansen, S.F. (2011) Towards a nanorisk appraisal framework Comptes Rendus Physique 12(7):637-647 – Senjen and Hansen 2011

Pharmaceutical pollutants

Murdoch, K (2015) Pharmaceutical pollution in the environment: Issues for Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Island countries, published by the National Toxics Network (NTN) – Pharmaceutical-Pollution-in-the-Environment-2015-05

Submission to the Health Select Committee on the subject of the collection and disposal of pharmaceutical waste – Submission to Health Select Committee – May 2016

Nanotechnology

Senjen, R. (2013) Nanomedicine: New solutions or new problems?, published by Health Care Without Harm Europe

Azoulay, D., Senjen, R. and Foladori, G.(2013) Social and environmental implications of nanotechnology development in the Asia-Pacific region, published by the International Persistent Organic Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN)

Senjen, R. (2010) Shaping innovation  – Policy approaches on innovation governance: the case of nanotechnology, published by the European Environmental Bureau (EEB)

Senjen, R. (2009) Nanotechnologies in the 21st century: Nanomaterials – health and environmental concerns, published by the European Environmental Bureau (EEB)

Senjen, R. (2009) Nanotechnologies in the 21st Century – Challenges and Opportunities to Green Nanotechnologies, published by the European Environmental Bureau (EEB)

Senjen, R. (2009) Nanotechnologies in the 21st Century – A critical review of governance issues in Europe and elsewhere, published by the European Environmental Bureau (EEB)

Senjen, R. and Illuminato, I. (2009) Nano and biocidal silver, published by Friends of the Earth (FOE) – Nano-silverReport

Miller, G and R. Senjen (2008). Out of the laboratory and onto our plates: nanotechnology in food and agriculture Friends of the Earth Australia, USA and Europe. Available at foe.org.au

Book Chapters:

Miller & R. Senjen (2009). Nanotechnology in Food and Agriculture. In: Nano goes macro. Editors: Kamilla Lein Kjølberg & Fern Wickson, Pan Stanford Publishing.

Miller & R. Senjen (2008). Del laboratorio a la cadena alimenticia: la nanotecnologia en los alimentos y la agricultura. In: Nanotecnologia en la alimentación y agricultura, Guillermo Foladari and Noela Invernezzi. Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo.

Conference presentations and proceedings (peer reviewed or invited):

Senjen (2009) Nanosilver – a public health threat. 3rd Nanotechnology Safety for Success Dialogue, Directorate-General for Health and Consumers of the European Commission, Brussels 2009 – invited presentation

Senjen, R. (2008). Forestalling disasters or why early warnings require action, and why none is forthcoming. Symposium Nanotechnology: Science, Policy& Public Participation http://nano.monash.edu.au/symposium.html

Senjen, R. and G. Miller (2008). Nanofoods: a small problem is becoming bigger, International conference on Nanotechnology – ICONN, Melbourne.

Senjen, R. (2007). Key Characteristics of Nanotechnology Risk Governance Solutions: International Economic and Environmental Impacts. Invited presentation at 2nd IRCG conference, Zurich

EHHA is a participating member of the International POPs Elimination Network (IPEN)