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TURI Honors Community & Industry Leaders

Organization(s) Toxics Use Reduction Institute
Project Description Massachusetts Representatives and Senators joined the Toxics Use Reduction Institute on June 16th to honor leaders in Massachusetts communities and companies for reducing toxic chemical use across the state.

Community leaders included the Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health (MassCOSH), Dorchester, who introduced safer green cleaners into the Boston School System; New Ecology, Inc., Cambridge, and Lower Pioneer Valley Education Collaborative, East Longmeadow, who worked to make hair and nail salons safer; the Westford Water Department, who raised awareness in their region to reduce pesticide use on lawns; and the Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences who compiled existing knowledge of pesticide impacts on humans and wildlife and brought Massachusetts researchers and advocates together for the first time.

Industry leaders included Toxics Use Reduction Planners Frank Marino, Raytheon Company, Waltham, and Lucille C. Servidio, Capaccio Environmental Engineering, Inc., Marlborough. The Environmental Management System Peer Mentor Matching Grant Recipient and honoree was Solutia, Inc., Springfield. Industry Supply Chain Leaders included AlphaGary, Leominster, for their work in the wire and cable industry and M/A-COM, Lowell, for their contributions to the lead-free electronics consortium.

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Newsletter Northeast States Pollution Prevention News - Vol. 15 No. 2, Fall 2005 [PDF]


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