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2005 Press Releases

Cancer Awareness Spotlight Shines on Deirdre Imus 
Hackensack, NJ, September 29, 2005 – Highlighting a life devoted to protecting children and environmental health, The Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation recognized Deirdre Imus with its 13th annual “Excellence in Cancer Awareness” award at a ceremony in Washington., D.C., September 29. Read more

“Look for Champions” Deirdre Imus Advises Environmental Designers 
Hackensack, NJ, June 14, 2005 – “Start with one change,” says Deirdre Imus, founder and president of The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center ™, part of Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC), a not-for-profit corporation. She was speaking to a group of more than 500 people, primarily architects and interior designers in New York City in April at EnviroDesign 9, an industry conference that explores ideas that are shaping the future of sustainable design and business. Read more

NY City Council Hears Feedback on Draft 'Green' Legislation 
Hackensack, N.J., February 15, 2005 --“Switching to safer cleaning products using the least level of toxicity is one of the simplest, most cost-effective steps New York City can take to make our buildings safer for everyone,” Deirdre Imus told the Environmental Protection Committee of the New York City Council.  Read more

Verdopolis: City of the Future 
Hackensack, NJ, February 11, 2005 -- People can be so overwhelmed by all the information they hear about children’s health and the environment that they don’t know where to start, Deirdre Imus commented during a roundtable at “Verdopolis: The Future Green City,” in New York City. Read more


Gov. Pataki Recognizes Deirdre Imus 
Hackensack, NJ, January 5, 2005 – New York Governor George Pataki recognized Deirdre Imus in his State of the State address today for her time and energy in raising awareness of the hazards of chemical cleaning products. “I’d like to thank a great New Yorker who has devoted a tremendous amount of her time and energy to raising awareness of the hazards of chemical cleaning products. Deirdre Imus, thank you for joining us today, and for all your hard work to protect our environment and our children.” Read more

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