CP Environmental Group, Inc. Selected as Woman Business of the Year for 2008

Pittsburgh, PA, November 06, 2008 --(PR.com)-- CP Environmental Group, Inc. (CPEG) was selected to receive the Woman Business of the Year Award at the 23rd annual Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week celebration held in October 2008 at the Duquesne University Power Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Pittsburgh MED Week Awards Gala is held to honor the outstanding minority entrepreneurs and business advocates for their significant contributions and achievements. National MED Week is an annual celebration in recognition of the contributions made by minority businesses to the Nation’s economy. This year earmarks the 26th Annual National MED Week celebration. The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), in collaboration with the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Office of Government Contracting and Business Development and their respective public and private sector partners, host the National MED Week Conference. Activities are also held throughout the country under the auspices of MBDA’s and SBA’s Regional and District Offices and their network of funded organizations, culminating in the National Conference held in Washington, D.C. The Pittsburgh celebration is sponsored by the SBA, the Diversity Business Resource Center and the Pittsburgh Minority Business Opportunity Committee.

About CP Environmental Group, Inc.
CPEG offices are located at 1092 Fifth Avenue, a HUBZone area of downtown New Kensington, Pennsylvania. The corporation is owned by Peggy L. Carpenter, a Waynesburg College graduate, and Joseph G. Prokopik, a Penn State Graduate, both residents of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The company is proud to play a part of the redevelopment of the downtown area and brownfields areas throughout the region.

CP Environmental Group, Inc., (CPEG) has a solid history of providing quality and cost-effective environmental & construction management services = “business solutions for environmental challenges”. The CPEG team realizes that our site-specific project goals must be consistent with the client’s business philosophies, fiscal limitations and operational schedules, while still meeting applicable regulatory requirements and optimizing positive public relations impact – we consider each of these factors when developing the appropriate “business solution” for projects. CPEG services include: environmental site assessments; hydro/geologic characterization; remedial investigation (RI); risk assessment; environmental remediation design & implementation; asbestos, mold, lead & hazmat inspection and abatement management; construction inspection & demolition management; environmental compliance plans & monitoring including media sampling/reporting (soil, air, groundwater, etc.); storage tank management; and brownfields investigations and closure including Act 2. CPEG is an award-winning WBE, DBE and 8(a) certified firm, named as one of the Top 100 diversity-owned businesses in Pennsylvania in 2006 and 2007. Additional information is available on our website: www.CPEG-Inc.com

CP Environmental Group, Inc.
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