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AMPAC Fine Chemicals Receives the California Pollution Prevention Challenge Award Two Consecutive Years
Date:3/2/2009

LAS VEGAS, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Pacific Corporation (Nasdaq: APFC) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary AMPAC Fine Chemicals LLC (AFC) received the California Pollution Prevention Challenge Award from the Department of Toxic Substances Control of California (DTSC) and the Chemical Industry Council of California (CICC). The award recognizes the overall pollution prevention achievements of AFC's STRIDE (Sustainability Through Renewable Innovative Design and Engineering) team and the implementation of an ethyl acetate recycling project.

Dr. Aslam Malik, President of AFC, said, "We are excited to receive this award for the second time in two years. This shows our dedication and commitment to implementing the principles of green chemistry and engineering."

The DTSC/CICC Pollution Prevention Challenge and Recognition project challenges chemical facilities in California to reduce the generation of waste, and promotes the Triple Bottom Line:

  • Good for the environment
  • Good for workers, their families, and surrounding communities
  • Good for business profitability and competitiveness

The project creates a partnership where trust is built between regulators and the regulated community.

Jill Reed, AFC Environmental Manager, said, "The STRIDE team was formed to look at all potential means to improve our processes. The team is composed of members of every function at AFC. Since its inception in 2007, the STRIDE team projects have reduced hazardous waste generation by approximately 2.2 million pounds and in 2008 the hazardous waste reduction reached close to 2.8 million pounds."

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