CP Environmental Group, Inc. Named to Pennsylvania’s Top 100, Nation’s Top 500 Companies for Second Consecutive Year

CP Environmental Group, Inc. (CPEG) was named one of the “Top 100 Diversity-Owned Businesses in the state of Pennsylvania” (Div100) for the second consecutive year and as one of the “Top 500 Emerging Businesses in the U. S.” CPEG is an environmental consulting firm providing 'business solutions for environmental challenges' in the Great Lakes and Mid-Atlantic regions.

Pittsburgh, PA, August 04, 2008 --(PR.com)-- CP Environmental Group, Inc. (CPEG) was named as one of the “Top 100 Diversity-Owned Businesses in the state of Pennsylvania” (Div100) for the second consecutive year and as one of the “Top 500 Emerging Businesses in the U. S.” for 2007 by DiversityBusiness.com.

The companies listed on the Div100 represent Pennsylvania’s top multicultural earners and challenge the long-held notion that a diversity-owned business is small or insignificant. In recognition of the economic power of multicultural businesses, Div100 members are sought after by major corporations wishing to increase spending with qualified diversity-owned companies.

Peggy Carpenter, CPEG President, said of CPEG's second consecutive award:
“We are honored to have been selected as one of Pennsylvania’s Top 100 diversity-owned businesses for the second consecutive year. Contracting with CPEG is an opportunity for businesses to enhance their diversity spending while still contracting with confidence with a quality-oriented and experienced environmental consulting firm. We recognize that this designation was only achieved through the hard work and dedication of the CPEG team to continue providing cost-effective and creative business solutions to our clients’ environmental challenges – achieving/exceeding our clients’ expectations is one of our basic operating principles.”

The winning companies were honored at a special awards ceremony at DiversityBusiness.com’s “8thh Annual Multicultural Business Conference”, which took place April 23 -25, 2008 at the Disney's BoardWalk Resorts, Orlando, Florida.

About CP Environmental Group, Inc.
CP Environmental Group (CPEG) is a WBE, DBE and 8(a) certified firm with a solid history of providing quality and cost-effective environmental consulting & construction management services. The CPEG team realizes that their 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 – they consider each of these factors when developing the appropriate “business solution” for projects. CPEG services include: environmental site assessments; hydrogeologic and geologic site characterization; remedial investigation (RI); risk assessment; environmental remediation design & implementation; asbestos, mold, lead & hazmat services, including 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 services. Additional information is available on their website: www.CPEG-Inc.com

Gloria Bohan, CEO of Omega World Travel in Fairfax, Virginia commented
“This group represents the entrepreneurial spirit that drives our economy and even more. It offers insights into a vastness of cultures and an exchange of ideas that are so valuable in helping me to understand how to reach the needs of today's consumers”.

For additional information, please contact:
Peggy L. Carpenter, President
CP Environmental Group, Inc.
1092 Fifth Avenue
New Kensington, PA 15068
Phone: 724-594-1900
Email: pcarpenter@CPEG-Inc.com

CP Environmental Group, Inc.
Peggy Carpenter