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Creating a Center for Green Chemistry
Northwest Green Chemistry is being developed to take on that role. The center is a cooperative effort between industry, academic, government, non-governmental organizations, and tribal partners. The mission of the center is to enhance human and environmental health by fostering innovation and economic opportunities through sustainable and green chemistry and engineering solutions.
Key goals of the center:
The creation of the center is funded by a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to work with stakeholders to implement the Washington State Green Chemistry Roadmap.
An Advisory Council was established by Ecology to seek input into the creation of the center. This group meets quarterly.
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February 4, 2014
October 28, 2013
Green Chemistry Center Documents
Catalyzing Change: Northwest Green Chemistry Roundtable 2014
Leading voices in green chemistry, toxicology, sustainability and commercialization will share their experiences at the Northwest Green Chemistry roundtable. Panels will discuss the search for solutions to the widespread toxics that pollute Puget Sound; how considering material health can spur innovation; partnerships in academic research in the Northwest; and developing green chemistry solutions.
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