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Susan Wade Sep 2016

VI 2016 Health Safety and Environmental Award Recipients

The Vinyl Institute announced the award recipients of its annual safety and environmental awards, which are given to companies in the vinyl industry for improving worker safety and protecting the environment at plant sites throughout the United States and Canada.  These awards recognized facility performance during the 2015 calendar year based upon federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable incidents, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP), other regulatory permit performance, and the EPA’s Toxic Release Inventory data for air and water. 

Susan Wade Mar 2016

Clean Water: Brought to you by Chemistry

The American Chemistry Council created a video about how chemistry is essential to clean, fresh drinking water. Elementary chemistry tells us that water in itself is a chemical (H2O). But, it also needs chemistry for human use and consumption. For more than a century, chemistry has helped purify, protect, and conserve water so communities around the globe can thrive. This video shows you how.