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Leading Innovators To Be Honored at Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards- Program will be on June 28 in Washington, D.C.

Release Date: 06/25/2004
Contact Information:


Contact: General Press Inquiries - David Deegan,617-918-1017/ deegan.dave@epa.gov
Award Program Logistics - Dr. Richard Engler, 202-564-8740/ engler.richard@epa.gov


(Washington, D.C.- June 25, 2004) Leading innovators in advancing industrial ecology will receive 2004 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards on June 28 in a ceremony at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C.

The Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge program seeks to advance pollution prevention and industrial ecology. The Green Chemistry Challenge promotes research to develop less-toxic alternatives to existing technologies, and to reduce or eliminate waste generation in industrial production.


Who: The Honorable James L. Connaughton
Chairman, White House Council on Environmental Quality
Susan B. Hazen, Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator
EPA Office of Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances


What: Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Program


When: Mon. June 28, 2004, 5:30 p.m.


Where: National Academy of Sciences Auditorium
2l0l Constitution Ave. N.W.
Washington D.C.