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New Orleans, LA, May 8, 2007

Spruance Wins EPA Award for Improving Community Outreach

The Spruance site was one of the member companies of the Environmental Protection Agency's Performance Track program that was recognized recently for environmental accomplishments made during the years 2000 to 2005.  EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson recognized the various companies at a conference in New Orleans to provide Performance Track's fifth Annual Progress Report detailing the voluntary actions member companies have taken to improve the environment.  Althea Haylett, Spruance safety, health & environmental manager, accepted the award on behalf of the site.  Spruance was recognized in the extraordinary outreach category.  Community outreach is one of the elements that member companies are required to meet as part of Performance Track.