UNRELEASED | June 5, 2009
United States Forces, Japan, will announce the winners
of the 2008 Headquarters USFJ Installation Environmental Excellence Awards on
June 9. Each year USFJ recognizes
installations for their outstanding environmental management programs in Japan.
awards are given for five categories: pollution prevention, natural resources
protection, USFJ and host nation coordination, spill response capability and
remediation, and environmental compliance programs.
standards are established in the Japan Environmental Governing Standards
to ensure U.S. Department of Defense activities and installations in Japan
protect human health and the natural environment through the promulgation of
specific environmental compliance criteria.
General John A. Toolan Jr., Deputy Commander of USFJ will present the awards on
behalf of USFJ Commander Lt. Gen. Edward A. Rice Jr., at The New Sanno Hotel.
are more details on the criteria for each award:
Media interested in the
covering the awards presentation need to contact the Military Liaison Office to
confirm attendance no later than noon Monday June 8 by calling at 03-3440-6010
or e-mail to email@example.com. Media who attend the opportunity should
bring valid Japanese driver's license or Passport.
Date & Time :
Tuesday, June 9, 2009 12:45- 2:00 p.m.
Place : The Empire Room of The New Sanno Hotel, Tokyo
Language : English