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  2014 DEQ Environmental Excellence Conference:                         Enhancing Environmental Management and Stewardship 



Tuesday March 11, 2014 at 11:30 AM EDT
Thursday March 13, 2014 at 11:45 AM EDT

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Richmond Crowne Plaza Hotel 
555 East Canal Street
Richmond, VA 23219

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Sharon Baxter 
Virginia DEQ 

Attend the Virginia Environmental Excellence Program (VEEP) conference for all the latest updates and insights!

  • Hear from experts on a variety of sustainability and environmental topics. 
  • Learn what you can do as an environmental steward to improve environmental efficiency, advance sustainability and save money.
  • Network with colleagues from around the Commonwealth.

Hear about the new and innovative approaches businesses, municipalities, state agencies and the federal government are using to:

  • Reduce waste
  • Maintain and enhance your environmental management system
  • Manage and conserve water
  • Increase energy productivity
  • Optimize materials
  • Improve regulatory compliance

Keynote sessions include:

 "Sustainability in a Global Environment: Have You Considered  Your  Nitrogen Footprint?" with Dr. James Galloway, University of  Virginia 


 "Sustainability in Action: Perspectives from a Career Pollution  Prevention  Warrior" with Cam Metcalf, Executive Director, Kentucky P2  Center (retired)


Detailed Agenda

Registration is  $50 through February 8. Registration is $150 after February 25. It includes two breakfasts, two lunches and two receptions. Registration deadline is March 7.

Hotel Information: A block of rooms has been reserved at the state government per diem rate of $114 per night at the Richmond Crowne Plaza. The block will be held through February 26, 2014. Individuals are responsible for their own room reservation, which can be made by calling 804-788-0900 or via the hotel website.

Parking: Parking for daily commuters at the hotel will be $5 per day.

Interested in exhibiting at the conference? Contact Mary-Stuart Torbeck at 804-698-4419.

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