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ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP AWARDS ANNOUNCED

Release Date: 11/23/99
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FOR RELEASE: TUESDAY, NOV. 23, 1999

ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP AWARDS ANNOUNCED

EPA’s Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program (PESP), a voluntary program aimed at reducing pesticide risks, celebrated its fifth anniversary in November. To mark this anniversary, the Agency acknowledged the accomplishments of its partners in the areas of technological advances, use of safer alternatives, implementation of integrated pest management strategies and educational programs that advance risk reduction. PESP presented Excellence Awards to the following 10 members: American Electric Power Service Corp.; American Mosquito Control Assn.; Campbell Soup Co.; City of Davis, Calif., Parks and Recreation Division; Gemplers Inc.; Gerber Products Co.; Lodi-Woodbridge Winegrape Commission; Monroe County Community School Corp.; National Potato Council; and Steritech Inc. More information on the PESP program and award recipients can be found at: http://www.pesp.org or by calling Sherry Glick at 703-308-7035.




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