YOUNGWOOD, Pa. (Aug. 18, 2008) — Firestone Building Products Co. L.L.C.'s Youngwood, Pa., facility was accepted into the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's National Environmental Performance Track program.
The program recognizes facilities that comply with and exceed environmental laws. Three other Firestone Building Products facilities have been accepted into the program in the past.
In order to qualify, the Youngwood facility, which produces rigid foam roofing insulation material, fulfilled a number of requirements, including: implementing a successful Environmental Management System that enables the facility to reduce its environmental impact; complying with environmental regulations; committing to and achieving specific environmental performance goals; and making a commitment to remain involved and active in the community.