Air and Waste Management Association (A and WMA)

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History

1907, Milwaukee WI (USA), as International Association for the Prevention of Smoke. Name changed in 1915 to Smoke Prevention Association of America; and in 1950 to Air Pollution Control Association. Present name adopted 1988.

Aims

Promote global environmental responsibility; strengthen the environmental profession; expand scientific and technological responses to environmental concerns; assist professionals in critical environmental decision-making to benefit society.

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Activities

Provides training, information, and networking opportunities to 12,000 environmental professionals in 65 countries. Organizes annual conference in North America.

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Members

Members in 16 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

F6533

Last News Received

2012
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