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Ceremony Set to Present Environmental Excellence Awards to Louisiana Winners

Release Date: 11/5/1998
Contact Information: For more information contact the Office of External Affairs at (214) 665-2200.

     The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Regional Compliance Assurance and Enforcement Deputy Director Barbara Greenfield will present 13 Environmental Excellence awards in a Baton Rouge ceremony. Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Secretary Dale Givens also will participate in the ceremony. Thirty recipients will receive plaques, Environmental Excellence flags and lapel pins.

WHEN:    2 p.m., Thursday, November 12, 1998

WHERE:  Governor's Press Conference Room, 4th Floor

         Louisiana Capitol Building


   City of Mandeville                                                  

   Calcasieu Water Works District #1, Lake Charles

   Monsanto Company, Luling

   CYTEC Industries Inc., Westwego

   Linda Calvert, The Green Project

   Pioneer Chemical Company, St. Gabriel

   CYTEC Industries Inc., Westwego

   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

   Environmental Education Roundtable, Louisiana Department of Environmental

   Tensas River Watershed Technical Steering Committee