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Past Events

Pollution Prevention Technical Programs

Third presentation of the Western States Petroleum Association (SPA)/DTSC Joint Petroleum Industry Pollution Prevention Forum (2006) SPA and DTSC Office of Pollution Prevention and Technology Development co-sponsored a pollution prevention technical forum in May of 2006 to facilitate idea sharing among California's petroleum refiners.

Western States Petroleum Association (SPA)/DTSC Joint Petroleum Industry Pollution Prevention Forum (2003) SPA and DTSC's Office of Pollution Prevention and Technology Development co-sponsored a pollution prevention technical forum in May of 2003 to facilitate idea-sharing among California's petroleum refiners. Presentations and discussions are captured in the technical proceedings for the First Annual Petroleum Refinery Pollution Prevention Technical Forum.

Semiconductor Environmental, Safety and Health Association (SESAME)/DTSC Joint Semiconductor Industry Pollution Prevention Mini-Conference (2003) On November 5, 2003, DTSC's Office of Pollution Prevention and Technology Development and SESAME co-sponsored a mini-conference, bringing DT and semiconductor facilities together to share pollution prevention strategies and provide the industry with the latest regulatory updates.


European Union REACH Program
The European Union Parliament and the Council of the European Union formerly adopted the regulatory framework for the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals (REACH) on Dec. 18, 2006. More about REACH.


Pollution Prevention Week

Background
California's (and the nation's) first statewide Pollution Prevention Week (P2W) was held October 4-10, 1993, with proclamations and resolutions from Governor Pete Wilson and the Legislature. It has since been repeated yearly with great success and is now known as National Pollution Prevention Week. Learn more about National Pollution Prevention Week.

P2 Week Fact Sheets and General Information

P2 Week Brochure
P2 Week Calendar
P2 Week Fact Sheets
P2 Week Media Outreach Guide
Archive of Posters for P2 Week
P2 Week recognition of local programs
National Pollution Prevention Roundtable (NPPR)


 
 
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