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BLR’s Environmental e-Lert Wins APEX Grand Award

Communications Concepts, Inc., has announced the winners of its Fifteenth Annual Awards for Publication Excellence (APEX), and Business and Legal Reports (BLR) has received a Grand Award in the category of “For-Profit Newsletters” for its Environmental e-Lert.

BLR’s Environmental e-Lert is a free, weekly e-mail newsletter that provides a quick summary of regulatory news and activity pertinent to environmental professionals. To preview an issue or subscribe, go to

“Wonderful example of an outstanding HTML e-letter,” the judges said of the Environmental e-Lert. “Clean, attractive layout and typography, excellent organization and crisp, concise, interesting writing combine to make it a keeper.”

The annual Awards for Publication Excellence recognize outstanding publications from newsletters and magazines to annual reports, brochures, and websites. APEX Awards are based on excellence in graphic design, editorial content, and the ability to achieve overall communications excellence.

“The Environmental e-Lert follows in BLR’s 25-year tradition of providing quality information in a manner that helps our subscribers perform their job more effectively,” said e-Lert editor and contributor Seb Parker “This award is an honor and a testament to the legal expertise of our team of writers.”

Environmental Compliance in Your State—Online, which features BLR’s e-Lert articles, also picked up an award, one of just nine Award of Excellence winners in the category of “New Web and Intranet Sites.”

BLR publishes compliance and training products for environmental, safety, and HR managers. The APEX awards are sponsored by the editors of Writing That Works, published by Communications Concepts, Inc.

For further information, contact Clare Condon at (800) 727-5257.