1998 News Releases
Awards Presented for Environmental Excellence in Louisiana
Release Date: 11/12/1998
Contact Information: For more information contact the Office of External Affairs at (214) 665-2200.
During a November 12 ceremony in the Capitol Building, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented 13 Regional Administrator's Environmental Excellence Awards to 30 recipients.
"I'm gratified to present these awards. They are a wonderful reminder of the many people and organizations who are working to protect our environment and the public health. It's nice to be able to recognize a few very important contributions today," EPA Regional Compliance Assurance and Enforcement Deputy Director Barbara Greenfield said.
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Secretary Dale Givens also participated in the ceremony. He said, "It's terrific to be able to recognize Louisiana individuals and companies who have worked so hard in achieving the goal of a clean environment."
During the ceremony winners were given plaques, Environmental Excellence flags and Environmental Excellence pins.
A listing of awards, categories and winners follows:
Public Water Supply
City of Mandeville
Calcasieu Water Works District #1, Lake Charles
Underground Injection Control
Monsanto Company, Luling
CYTEC Industries Inc., Westwego
Nonpoint Source Management
Linda Calvert, The Green Project
Pioneer Chemical Company, St. Gabriel
CYTEC Industries Inc., Westwego Recycling
Occidental Chemical Company, Convent
Office of Forestry, Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, Metairie
Turtle Cove Environmental Research Station, Southern Louisiana University-Hammond
Partnership for Environmental Excellence
Environmental Education Roundtable, Louisiana Department of Environmental
Tensas River Watershed, Technical Steering Committee