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2009-11-25 08:33:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- AMPAC Fine Chemicals LLC (AFC), a subsidiary of American Pacific Corporation (Nasdaq: APFC) announced today that it received the Environmental Responsibility and Sustainability Award at the Annual Statewide Environmental Summit, sponsored by the California Manufacturers and Technology Association (CMTA), the Industrial Environmental Association (IEA) and the Chemical Industry Council of California (CICC) held in San Diego. This is the most...

2009-07-21 10:32:00

LAS VEGAS, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Pacific Corporation (Nasdaq: APFC) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Ampac Fine Chemicals LLC (AFC) has received recognition from the Department of Toxic Substances Control of California (DTSC) and the Chemical Industry Council of California (CICC) Pollution Prevention Challenge Program for the "implementation of streamlined sustainable cleaning activities in its chemical manufacturing process." Dr. Aslam Malik,...

2009-03-02 13:34:00

LAS VEGAS, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Pacific Corporation (Nasdaq: APFC) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary AMPAC Fine Chemicals LLC (AFC) received the California Pollution Prevention Challenge Award from the Department of Toxic Substances Control of California (DTSC) and the Chemical Industry Council of California (CICC). The award recognizes the overall pollution prevention achievements of AFC's STRIDE (Sustainability Through Renewable Innovative Design...

2009-01-26 15:32:54

Taking an innovative approach to involving the public, Cal/EPA's Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) is launching a "wiki" to gather comment on how to build California's Green Chemistry regulations. The wiki, found on the department's website, allows anyone to access and contribute or modify content, using simple on-line tools. DTSC created the wiki for the landmark Green Chemistry bills signed into law by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in September 2008. These new laws require DTSC...

2008-10-14 09:00:24

Orange County, Calif.-based developers LNR Property Corporation's Commercial Property Group and Hopkins Real Estate Group today celebrated the groundbreaking for The Boulevards at South Bay, an $850 million mixed-use retail and residential project on a former landfill site in Carson, Calif. The 168-acre project is located along the 405 freeway between Avalon and Del Amo Boulevards and will include over 1 million square feet of retail and restaurant space, more than 1,300 residential...

2008-09-30 09:00:45

California to implement comprehensive green chemistry program LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- California reached another environmental milestone on Monday, with Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's signing of two groundbreaking bills implementing the first-in-the-nation green chemistry program. The program is designed to "reduce or eliminate hazardous chemicals in our products and the environment," the governor said in a statement. "This bi-partisan package of environmental legislation...

2008-09-29 18:00:23

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today signed landmark green chemistry legislation into law, drawing praise from a member of the Green Chemistry Initiative Science Advisory Panel, Environmental Defense Fund Senior Scientist Richard A. Denison, Ph.D. The following statement can be attributed to Dr. Denison: "Environmental Defense Fund applauds Governor Schwarzenegger's signature today of California's landmark Green Chemistry...

2008-09-13 03:00:15

By Kristin S. Agostoni Before school started last week at Towers Elementary in Torrance, a crew hired by the city of Redondo Beach convened for a campus cleanup. With sweepers, vacuums and metal detectors, workers spread out in search of tiny lead fragments on walkways and rooftops. The gray flecks have been spotted in recent months by neighbors and state inspectors. The Redondo Police Department's 60-year-old firing range is believed to be the culprit. "We used sort of a combination of...


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