Environmental Protection

Green Chemistry Meeting Set for June 23 in Maryland

The American Chemical Society's 13th annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference will be held June 23-25 at the University of Maryland, College Park, and will focus on advances in green chemistry, including:

  • renewable energy fuels and feedstocks,
  • toxicological fate and effects of chemicals,
  • lifecycle analysis of products and processes and
  • managing and preventing greenhouse gases.

The meeting is being held at the Marriott Inn and Conference Center, adjacent to the University of Maryland, College Park.

Highlights will include keynote speeches by Jean-Michel Cousteau, president, Ocean Futures Society, and Len Sauers, vice president, Global Sustainability, The Procter & Gamble Company. The 2009 winners of the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards will be announced.

The annual conference is organized by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute®, an advocate of implementing green chemistry and engineering into all aspects of the global chemical enterprise.

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