For Immediate Release
August 13, 2009

KDHE Office of Communications
communications@kdheks.gov, 785-296-0461

MEDIA ADVISORY: KDHE to Recognize Businesses for Pollution Prevention Efforts

Kansas Department of Health and Environment Secretary Roderick L. Bremby will present the annual Pollution Prevention (P2) Awards at about 12:15 p.m. during a luncheon on Wednesday, August 19 at the 2009 Kansas Environmental Conference at the Hyatt Regency in Wichita.  Members of the media are invited and encouraged to attend the awards presentation.

KDHE sponsors the yearly P2 Awards for businesses, industries, municipalities, and individuals who make significant contributions to the prevention of pollution. The following organizations will receive an award this year:

The Kansas Environmental Conference provides updates on environmental issues, new technologies, regulatory information, and pollution prevention.  Additional information on the conference and the P2 Awards program can be found on the KDHE website at www.kdheks.gov/sbcs.