King County Recognizes Kenworth's Waste Program

The Kenworth Truck Company manufacturing plant in Renton, Wash., was recently honored by the King County Industrial Waste Program.

Kenworth - Renton received King County's Commitment-to-Compliance Award for five consecutive years of outstanding compliance with the plant's industrial wastewater discharge permit. It marked the plant's second consecutive Commitment-to-Compliance award, which represents 10 consecutive years of no wastewater violations of any kind covering discharge, permit, ordinance, reporting, self-monitoring, and King County monitoring.

"Kenworth is pleased to again receive this prestigious environmental award from King County," said Marilyn Santangelo, Kenworth assistant general manager for operations. "The award is a testament to the diligent efforts of employees at the Kenworth—Renton plant to achieve and maintain a high level of environmental accomplishment and is an important part of the plant's comprehensive efforts to reduce, reuse, and recycle."

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