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Franklin Pierce University, N.H. Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Recognized for Outstanding Service

Release Date: 01/23/2012
Contact Information: David Deegan, 617-918-1017

(Boston—January 23, 2012)  – Richard Emberley, Plant Operator of the Franklin Pierce University, N.H. Wastewater Treatment Plant is being honored with a "2011 Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Excellence Award" by EPA. Mr. Emberley has been the Chief Plant Operator of the Franklin Pierce University Wastewater Treatment Plant since 2000.  He has done an outstanding job over the years.

The EPA Regional Wastewater Awards Program recognizes personnel in the wastewater field who have provided invaluable public service managing and operating wastewater treatment facilities throughout New England.   The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services was instrumental in Mr. Emberley’s nomination.

“The professionals operating these wastewater treatment plants, as well as the municipalities and the state environmental agencies that support them, are essential to keeping our environment healthy by protecting water quality.  I am proud to acknowledge Mr. Emberley’s outstanding contributions to help protect public health and water quality for so many years and to give him the credit he deserves,” said Curt Spalding, regional administrator of EPA's New England Office.

EPA’s New England office will formally acknowledge Mr. Emberley for his fine work during the annual New England Water Environment Association Conference at the Boston Copley Marriott Hotel on January 25th.

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