NAPAP

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NAPAPNational Acid Precipitation Assessment Program
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In this experiment, immediately after LPS challenge, mice received NAPAP, an irreversible blocker of thrombin activity.
"In 2015, we look forward to distinguishing not only the top ten public accounting professionals in each state, but also the top ten rising stars," says Paul Witte, Executive Director of NAPAP. "We encourage accountants to nominate those peers who have clearly mastered their craft, and we also encourage clients who've had extremely positive experiences with their accountants to acknowledge their satisfaction with a nomination."
The head of the NAPAP oversight committee concluded: "'Instead of asking, What do we really need to know to make the wisdom-type calls Congress will be called on to answer over the next 10 years?, NAPAP managers asked, What are the intriguing and seminal scientific questions we can answer in 10 years?'" (213) This is an example of attempting unsuccessfully to turn scientists into social-policy experts in an important regulatory context despite the scientists' professional training and career experience in the pursuit of greater scientific knowledge.
to protect sensitive and critically sensitive aquatic and terrestrial resources." (28) The second report, to be produced by NAPAP, required a determination of what reductions in deposition rates would be necessary to prevent adverse ecological effects.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, "Peer Review Of The Tracking And Analysis Framework (TAF) For Use In The 1996 NAPAP Integrated Assessment," Oak Ridge, Tenn., (ORNL/M-4994), 1995.
Ray's use of the NAPAP Report was extremely clever.
On top of that, the information it did provide came too late: Congress enacted the Clean Air Act Amendments before NAPAP issued its summary assessment.
For a full decade, the National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program (NAPAP) labored at this task.
A $536 million NAPAP study concluded that acid rain is not killing forests, lakes and streams, yet Congress passed the Clean Air Act which will cost $25-30 billion.
The DSOX and DSOX vectors were derived from the 1985 NAPAP Emissions Inventory [8], prepared for the National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program.
Over the years NAPAP was criticized for some of its conclusions.