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BLR Launches for Environmental Compliance Professionals

Old Saybrook, CT. February 17, 2003 – Responding to overwhelming customer demand for online compliance help, business publisher Business & Legal Reports, Inc. (BLR) is pleased to announce the launch of a new subscription web site for environmental professionals. Environmental Compliance in Your State ( features detailed state and federal compliance explanations in plain-English, plus over 5,000 customizable and downloadable tools.

Commenting on the need for a practical, easy-to-use website for environmental compliance management, BLR Editor in Chief Peggy Carter-Ward said: "Environmental compliance professionals have a very difficult, under-appreciated job in their organizations. They keep their entire organization in compliance with a host of extremely complex and ever-changing federal regulations. Not to mention state regulations, which not only differ from state to state but are extremely hard to track down.” makes this compliance task easier by providing fast 24/7 access to an organized and huge database of compliance information and tools.

Environmental Compliance in Your State builds on BLR’s highly successful print and CDROM series called Environmental Compliance in [Your State], as well as its website. Visitors will find comprehensive information that is updated daily with plain-English compliance summaries of the differences between federal and state environmental laws, thousands of state and federal final and proposed regulations and notices, “Ask the Experts” service, daily news, and a twice-weekly compliance newsletter.

An extensive compliance “Tools” section provides more than 5,000 guidance documents, sample plans, forms, and checklists. Says Carter-Ward, "Our research revealed that Environmental Compliance managers find these types of tools extremely valuable because they save so much work and tedium. If can relieve them of information overload, then it’s a win for the managers."

Approximately 20 percent of Environmental Compliance in Your State Online’s extensive content will be free to visitors. The remainder will be accessible via an annual subscription fee. Free 30-day trials are available. Site licenses are encouraged.

Business & Legal Reports, Inc., now in its 25th year, is located in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. The corporate site is located at

Contact: John Brady
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