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BLR Wins Apex Award for Environmental Compliance in Your State Online

Communications Concepts, Inc., has announced the winners of its Fifteenth Annual Awards for Publication Excellence (APEX), and Business and Legal Reports (BLR) has received an Award of Excellence in the category of "New Web & Intranet Sites" for its Environmental Compliance in Your State online service.

BLR's Environmental Compliance in Your State is a subscription website launched in February 2003, with about 20 percent of the content available free of charge and 80 percent reserved for subscribers. It is a one-stop compliance resource for environmental professionals, providing regulatory analysis, register activity, news, and compliance tools for federal, 50 states, and the District of Columbia.

To preview the site, visit

"This award is an honor for our team of environmental attorneys and experts who've spent countless hours fusing the best environmental information and hands-on, practical tools available with the power and speed of the Internet," said Environmental Compliance Online Managing Editor Steve Quilliam. "APEX has confirmed what we felt to be true: our service is the most powerful environmental compliance resource available."

BLR’s Environmental e-Lert, which is featured on Environmental Compliance in Your State online also picked up an award, one of just three Grand Awards in the category of "For Profit Newsletters."

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.

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 regarding this release, contact Steve Quilliam at (800) 727-5257.