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Air Monitoring: Overcoming real-time air toxics monitoring challenges an ENVR Centennial Symposium at #ACSdallas

Air Monitoring: Overcoming real-time air toxics monitoring challenges an ENVR Centennial Symposium at #ACSdallasOrganized by: Jennifer Maclachlan and Jack Driscoll Presiding: Joseph Sabol
Wednesday March 19, 2014 Marriott Dallas City Center, 650 North Pearl St. Dallas, TX, Bordeaux Room 8:30am-11am  KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Tara Capobianco of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Tara earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.  She joined the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) in 1997, where she began her career by helping the agency develop its Title V Operating Permits Program.  She continues her employment with the TCEQ and has worked on air-related issues ever since. Tara performed air rule development for the agency early in her career, and her most notable projects included the rulemaking that allowed the state to obtain full approval of its Title V program from the U.S. Environmental Prot…

SCHB wins two ChemLuminary Awards in Indianapolis

Written for Small Chem Biz Spring 2014 Issue
By: Jennifer Maclachlan, Public Relations Chair, SCHB

There was a tie for Outstanding Collaboration Between a Local Section and Division at the 15th Annual ChemLuminary Awards ceremony at the ACS Fall National Meeting in Indianapolis on September 10, 2013. It was truly a win-win situation for the ACS Division of Small Chemical Businesses who claimed both awards from the Divisional Activities Committee side: one for partnering with the ACS Georgia Local Section and the the second for partnering with the Northeastern Local Section.

About the award winning activity: ACS-GLS and SCHB
The Chemical Businesses Group of the ACS Georgia Local Section organized an entrepreneurial networking event that featured a Showcase of 18 small chemical businesses within their local section on November 9, 2012, hosted by Kennesaw State University, in cooperation with, the ACS Georgia Local Section Academia/Industry Forum. According to Deanna Morrow Hall, one of the …