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On Thursday, February 5 from 3:00 PM- 5:00 PM the National Pollution
Prevention Roundtable will be hosting a Congressional Briefing on its
efforts to reauthorize the 1990 P2 Act in the Cannon House Office Building
Room 340. Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D. Colorado) and Congressman Wayne
Gilchrest (R. Maryland) will make keynote presentations.
Snacks and refreshments will be served.
The Federal P2 Act which passed Congress with overwhelming support and
became law on October 26, 1990, defined pollution prevention as source
reduction and established a hierarchy of environmental protection
activities with pollution prevention at the top. The act contained many
useful and innovative provisions that could have greatly promoted the dual
goals of environmental protection and economic performance. Unfortunately,
many of the provisions of the P2 Act were never carried out and the Act
expired in 1993. The NPPR is working to strengthen and reauthorize this
legislation in order to better protect the environment while encouraging
Please RSVP to either Michele Russo at 202-466-7272 or to me at
WWeinstein@compuserve.com if you wish to attend the session.