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PA EPA PUBLISHES PROGRESS REPORT ON POLLUTION PREVENTION ACTIVITIES
Release Date: 07/25/97
FOR RELEASE: FRIDAY, JULY 25, 1997
EPA PUBLISHES PROGRESS REPORT ON POLLUTION PREVENTION ACTIVITIES
EPA’s Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances (OPPTS) has published a report entitled “Pollution Prevention 1997: A National Progress Report.” The report highlights a broad range of programs and various approaches taken by industry, government, educational institutions, community and other groups to prevent pollution. It also provides a summary of OPPTS’ efforts to promote pollution prevention in EPA policies, regulations and programs. The challenges of measuring pollution reductions achieved through prevention programs and other issues associated with finding creative solutions to reducing waste also are discussed in the new report. For copies of the report contact EPA’s Pollution Prevention Information Clearinghouse at 202-260-1023. The report is also available through EPA’s pollution prevention homepage on the Internet at https://www.epa.gov/opptintr.
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