FYI. I believe this fits the purview of DCHAS-L in that Green Chemistry reduces waste and theoretically improves health and safety.
Date: September 14, 2011 2:24:32 PM EDTTo: undisclosed-recipients:;Subject: Sign Up for Green Chemistry and Engineering Workshop Hosted by US EPA
"Unleashing Green Chemistry and Engineering
In Service of a Sustainable Future"
A Workshop Sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
September 23, 2011
National Museum of the American Indian
One Bowling Green
New York, NY 10004
EPA Region 2 and the EPA Office of Research and Development are pleased to announce the upcoming one - day workshop "Unleashing Green Chemistry and Engineering in Service of a Sustainable Future" to be held on September 23, 2011 in New York City. This event is designed to highlight and encourage green chemistry / engineering innovations, investments, applications, and policies which can lead to improved human health and the environment and a more sustainable economy. The workshop aims to:
- Promote the general concepts of green chemistry and engineering and their practice;
- Encourage the exchange of ideas between stakeholders;
- Showcase innovations, products, and applications of green chemistry and engineering; and
- Provide information on best practices and experiences in the development of green chemistry curricula and service learning programs for secondary (e.g. high schools) and tertiary schools (e.g. colleges and universities).
Presenters at the event will include nationally recognized technical experts and champions in green chemistry and engineering. The appropriate audience for this event is diverse, including leading change agents and stakeholders within the public, education, and private sectors with an orientation to expand their knowledge, relationships and innovative capacity to support a more sustainable regional economy.
If you have any immediate questions regarding the program, please contact Mr. Walter Schoepf, Project Manager and Environmental Scientist, Pollution Prevention and Permits Integration Team, U.S. EPA Region 2, at schoepf.walter**At_Symbol_Here**epa.gov or 212-637-3729.
For logistical questions regarding this workshop, please contact Susie Warner at swarner**At_Symbol_Here**scgcorp.com or 301-670-4990.
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