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Community College of Beaver County

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Monaca, PA 15061

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We are mobilizing to bring clean jobs to Beaver County!

Re-Imagine! Beaver County is an initiative that engages the local community in creating a new vision for the region. Our communities can make wise long-term choices for an economically vibrant and healthy county.

Join with concerned residents for a working session to learn about green chemistry and to strategize next steps for attracting non-fossil fuel businesses to our region:

Monday, September 25, 2017

5:15 pm Doors Open; 5:30 Dinner; 6-8:30 pm Program

Location: Community College of Beaver County

Learning Resources Center (LRC) 9-103 Conference Room

1 Campus Drive, Monaca PA 15061 - Parking Lot B (old #2 on map)

Special guest speaker is Carnegie Mellon University professor Dr. Terry Collins (see Bio below), who will explain how green chemistry offers sustainable manufacturing alternatives by avoiding the creation of hazardous substances in the design and manufacture of products.

Following Dr. Collin’s presentation, we will break into four topic teams – green chemistry, renewable energy, riverfront development, and sustainable agriculture – to develop our vision and strategy for a thriving and healthy community based on clean jobs.

Come join us!

The Re-Imagine! Beaver County Team

reimaginebeavercounty@gmail.com

https://www.facebook.com/reimaginebeavercounty/

Terrence Collins Ph.D., is the Teresa Heinz Professor of Green Chemistry and Director of the Institute for Green Science at Carnegie Mellon University. At CMU in 1992, Terry taught the first course in the world in green, sustainable chemistry. He has invented ways of enabling important industrial processes to be carried out Nature's way, providing potent tools for avoiding toxic byproducts. Among his many honors and awards is winning the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award in 1999.

CCBC Learning Resource Center Conf Room

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