HAMPTON - HRSD today recognized 95 private and government organizations in Hampton Roads for perfect compliance with their environmental permits during 2018. Sixteen of those organizations were honored for demonstrating ten or more years of environmental excellence.
Earning Pollution Prevention (P2) awards this year were Canon Virginia Incorporated (greater than 1,000 employees), Canon Environmental Technologies, Incorporated (101—1,000 employees) and Waste Management – Bethel Landfill (less than 100 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:
- Dominion Energy, Chisman Site, (20 years)
- Canon Environmental Technologies, Incorporated, (19 years)
- Virginia Institute of Marine Science, (19 years)
- MDM Septic Services, Incorporated, (17 years)
- Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Cheatham Annex, (16 years)
- Royal Silver Manufacturing Company, Incorporated, (15 years)
- Waste Industries, LLC, (14 years)
- Waste Management of Virginia, Incorporated, (14 years)
- Addenbrook Septic Tank Contractors, Incorporated, (11 years)
- Parsley Septic Tank Service, Incorporated, (11 years)
- U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard, Training Center, Yorktown, (11 years)
Five organizations were acknowledged with Diamond Awards for achieving 10 years of perfect compliance:
- Boggs Water & Sewage, Incorporated
- Newport News Shipbuilding, North Yard
- Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Incorporated
- Riverside Regional Medical Center
- Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
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