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PA NOMINATIONS FOR PRESIDENTIAL GREEN CHEMISTRY AWARDS PROGRAM

Release Date: 11/21/97
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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1997

NOMINATIONS FOR PRESIDENTIAL GREEN CHEMISTRY AWARDS PROGRAM


EPA is currently accepting nominations for its Presidential Green Chemistry Awards program. Under the program EPA is seeking to recognize and promote innovative technologies that can help prevent pollution and that can be broadly applied throughout industry. The program recognizes all aspects and types of chemical design, manufacture and use that result in reduced impacts on the environment and human health. Nominated technologies must be demonstrated, implemented and/or applied within the last five years in the United States. The program is open to all individuals, groups and organizations, both nonprofit and for profit, including academia and industry. Entries are due no later than Dec. 31, 1997. Awards will be presented in Spring, 1998, in Washington, D.C. Questions about eligibility or nomination procedures should be directed to Paul Anastas or Tracy Williamson (202) 260-2659. Information about the program also is available from EPA’s Pollution Prevention Information Clearinghouse at (202) 260-1023 or via the Internet at: http://www.epa.gov/docs/gcc.


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