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Monday, May 12, 2008

Upcoming National Environmental Partnership Summit

The Environmental Partnership Summit formed five years ago from the merging of the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable (NPPR), the Compliance Assistance Providers’ Form and the Performance Track Participants Association (PTPA). A gathering of interdisciplinary environmental professionals and assistance provider from all over the country and world, this summit is for those who want to learn how to put environmental stewardship into action.

This year’s theme is “Accelerating Environmental Performance: Pathways to Action”. The summit with demonstrate how a variety of business and government programs have taken the environmental lead and will show how others can do the same. In addition, it provides a great opportunity to network and exchange ideas with other fellow attendees and exhibitors.

The Summit will hold several training sessions, workshops, exhibitions, and discussions on Pollution Prevention performance, measurement, and methods, on Lean Manufacturing, on Environmental Management Systems, and on several other environmental topics. In addition, the Summit will feature several members of the Region 6 P2 Roundtable, including, Dianne Wilkins, Pollution Prevention Program Manager of the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality, Audree Miller, Pollution Prevention Program Coordinator of the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, Lisa London, Director of Programs at the University of Texas at Arlington, Lynn Turner, Environmental Health Specialist at the Zero Waste Network, and Thomas Vinson-Peng, Director of the Zero Waste Network. Several other key national players in the environmental and pollution prevention field will also be speaking at this great event.
To find out more information about the event, visit: http://www.environmentalsummit.org/index.cfm.

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