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DTSC Applauds Companies That Reduce Toxic Waste

Posted 06/26/09





SACRAMENTO, CA-06/24/09 - The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) and the Chemical Industry Council of California (CICC) today recognized the efforts of two companies that have voluntarily helped to prevent chemical waste and pollution in California. Ampac Fine Chemicals, based in Rancho Cordova, and Potters Industries, a subsidiary of PQ Corporation of South Gate (Los Angeles County) received recognition awards today at a special ceremony at the Cal/EPA headquarters. The awards were part of the DTSC & CICC sponsored Chemical Industry Pollution Prevention (P2) Challenge Program"


As Californians become more aware of the long-term effect of pollutants on people's health and the environment it is encouraging to see companies acting responsibly by voluntarily making changes within their manufacturing process," said DTSC acting director Maziar Movassaghi. "Both companies should be applauded for taking steps to eliminate significant amounts of waste."  Read more . . .



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