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8/3/2004 Named 2004 Codie Awards Finalist

The website was selected as one of five finalists in the category of Best Online Tax or Government Information Service. The award recognizes the online service that "best utilizes information in the public domain," and includes legal and/or regulatory services, public record databases, government reports, and data.

The Codie Awards were established in 1986 to showcase the software and information industry's finest products and services and to honor excellence for corporate achievement and philanthropic efforts. The awards hold the distinction of being "the only peer-recognition awards program of its kind in the industry, providing a unique opportunity for companies to vie for the praise of their competitors," according to the SIIA.

More than 800 products and services were nominated this year, a Codie Awards record. After reviewing the finalists, SIIA members will begin voting on the winners in each category beginning in March. Winners will be announced in May. provides environmental compliance help featuring plain-English analysis of state and federal regulations. Subscribers have access to more than 7,000 online tools, including checklists, guidance documents, sample plans and forms. The site is updated daily with environmental news and final and proposed regulations and notices.

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