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All press briefings were broadcast live and can be viewed on the ACS Live Upstream webpage. Participants included:

  • Corporate scientists from Nike, Hewlett Packard, Novozymes, Dow, ATMI, Codexis, GSK, Applied Separations.
  • Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award winners
  • Champions of Green Chemistry such as , Berkeley “Buzz” W. Cue, Jr., Ph.D., and Professor Martyn Poliakoff CBE,
News Stories

The New York Times, “Green Chemistry’ Guru Charting New Course for EPA Science” Mon., June 20, 2011
What do you get when you cross a mad scientist with a bureaucrat? Paul Anastas. – Jeremy P. Jacobs

Chemical & Engineering News, “2011 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards” June 27, 2011
Honors: Annual awards recognize chemical innovations that promote sustainability – Stephen K. Ritter – “NIST Exhibits at 15th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference 2011”
From fundamental research to practical applications and commercialization—you will find it here at the premier meeting place for green chemistry and engineering.

Royal Society of Chemistry

Green Chemistry Blog – “2011 Presidential Green Chemistry Awards”
For the 16th year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is recognizing pioneering chemical technologies developed by leading researchers and industrial innovators who are making significant contributions to pollution prevention in the United States.