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The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County recently recognized 11 organizations in the Santa Clarita Valley for being “good corporate citizens” in wastewater management.

Eight organizations in the city of Santa Clarita and another three in SCV unincorporated county territory were lauded by the Sanitation Districts for being in full compliance with all industrial waste requirements in 2017.

The Districts’ “Certificate of Recognition” program, which has recognized businesses for the past 22 years, honors these compliant organizations that have met their wastewater discharge limit for at least a year, maintain their environmental equipment and fulfill all requirements for applicable permits.

By meeting or exceeding wastewater discharge requirements, these organizations help save water and energy by economically converting waste into much-needed resources.

Protecting the environment and maintaining a high quality of life are top priorities in Santa Clarita, and the City Council supports programs and organizations that work to accomplish these goals.

The Council congratulates the following businesses for their recognition this year:

* Bocchi Laboratories

* Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation

* Burrtec Waste Industries, Inc.

* Classic Wire Cut Company Inc.

* Eckert & Ziegler Isotope Products

* Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital

* Honda Performance Development, Inc.

* Lamsco West, Inc.

* RAH Industries Inc.

* TA Aerospace

* Valley Syncom Circuits, Inc.

The city of Santa Clarita also received recognition from the Sanitation Districts for its work in operating the Bakerton and Nathan Hill Pump Station.

For more information about the Santa Clarita’s environmental protection efforts and programs, visit GreenSantaClarita.com.

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