HRSD Honors Local Businesses for Environmental Excellence at 25th Annual Pretreatment Excellence and Pollution Prevention Awards
HAMPTON - HRSD today recognized 96 private and government organizations in Hampton Roads for perfect compliance with their environmental permits during 2017. Fifteen of those organizations were honored for demonstrating ten or more years of environmental excellence.
Earning Pollution Prevention (P2) awards this year were Department of the Air Force, Langley Air Force Base, Joint base Langley-Eustis (greater than 1,000 employees) and Canon Environmental Technologies, Incorporated (101-1,000 employees). The P2 Award distinguishes organizations for success in multi-media (air, land and water) efforts in reducing waste or its toxicity at the source.
Eleven organizations were honored with Diamond Excellence Awards for achieving 11 or more consecutive years of perfect compliance:
- Yorktown Power Station, Chisman Site, (19 years)
- Canon Environmental Technologies, Incorporated, (18 years)
- Virginia Institute of Marine Science, (18 years)
- MDM Septic Services, Incorporated, (16 years)
- U.S. Navy, Cheatham Annex, (15 years)
- Royal Silver Manufacturing Company, Incorporated, (14 years)
- Waste Industries, LLC, (13 years)
- Waste Management of Virginia, Incorporated, (13 years)
- Western Branch Diesel, Incorporated, (13 years)
- City of Newport News Recovery Operations Center (ROC), (12 years)
- Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center, (11 years)
Four organizations were acknowledged with Diamond Awards for achieving 10 years of perfect compliance:
- Addenbrook Septic Tank Contractors, Incorporated
- Parsley Septic Tank Service, Incorporated
- Plasser American Incorporated
- U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard, Training Center Yorktown
The complete list of all honorees can be found here on the HRSD website, www.hrsd.com.
HRSD’s mission is to protect public health and the waters of Hampton Roads by treating wastewater effectively. A political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia, HRSD was created by public referendum in 1940 and currently serves 18 cities and counties in southeast Virginia - an area with a population of 1.7 million.
HRSD Vision: Future generations will inherit clean waterways and be able to keep them clean.
Should you have any questions or comments, you may contact:
Leila Rice, APR - 757.460.7056
Director of Communications