The Donald S. Fredrickson Papers
Letter from Burke K. Zimmerman, Environmental Defense Fund to David Mathews, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
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1976-11-11 (November 11, 1976)
Zimmerman, Burke K.
Environmental Defense Fund
United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
Reproduced with permission of Burke K. Zimmerman.
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
The Controversy over the Regulation of Recombinant DNA Research, 1975-1981
Relation: Letter from Robert L. Sinsheimer to Karim Ahmed, Natural Resources Defense Council (October 28, 1976)
Letter from Alan McGowan, Scientists' Institute for Public Information to Burke K. Zimmerman, Environmental Defense Fund,
Inc. (November 5, 1976)
Petition of Environmental Defense Fund, Inc. and Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. to the Secretary of Health, Education,
and Welfare (November 11, 1976)
Box Number: 22
Folder Number: 24
Series: Recombinant DNA Materials, 1947-2002 (bulk 1974-1998)
SubSeries: Guidelines, 1975-1986
Folder: Dissent/Scientists I, 1977
Transcript: November 11, 1976
Dear Dr. Mathews:
The Environmental Defense Fund and the Natural Resources Defense Council hereby submit to you a petition concerning the regulation
of recombinant DNA research and technology. We would very much appreciate your giving this matter prompt attention.
Enclosed also are copies of letters from Dr. Robert L. Sinsheimer of the California Institute of Technology and Mr. Alan McGowan,
President, Scientists' Institute for Public Information.
Burke K. Zimmerman, Ph.D.
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