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WCC will host forum on environmental contracting

By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on September 9, 2007 2:17 AM

The N.C. Military Business Center and Wayne Community College are hosting an Environmental Contracting Forum Thursday.

The forum will bring together representatives from military installations and federal and state agencies to discuss environmental products, procurement and sustainability issues.

Military installations will be represented by Luci Fernandez, sustainability planner, Department of Public Works Environmental Branch, Fort Bragg; Donald "Buck" Abrams, chief of environmental flight, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base; Louie Cook Jr., Environmental Affairs Department, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point; and John Townsend, Environmental Management Division, Camp Lejeune.

Representatives from federal and state offices will include Shana Love, USDA Bio-based Program and the USDA Advantage Purchasing Program, Donna Stankus, U.S. Green Business Council; and Rachel Eckert, N.C. Division of Pollution Preven-tion and Environmental Assist-ance.

The forum will be held on the campus of Wayne Com-munity College at the Wayne Learning Center and will feature a general session in the morning along with breakout sessions and a business expo throughout the day.

Registration is available online at www.ncmbc.us, or by calling 910-323-4958. Walk-ins are welcome. Fees payable by check only to Fayetteville Technical Community College.