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UDaily: Green innovator - UD's Wool wins Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award

UDaily: Green innovator - UD's Wool wins Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award

The Environmental Protection Agency has honored the University of Delaware’s Richard Wool with its Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for his extensive work developing bio-based materials to support the green energy infrastructure.

Wool was recognized today during a presentation at EPA headquarters in Washington, D.C

Now in its 18th year, the EPA awards program recognizes the design of safer and more sustainable chemicals, processes and products. Awards are conferred annually in five categories: Academic, Small Business, Greener Synthetic Pathways, Greener Reaction Conditions and Designing Greener Chemicals.