Featured

Benjamin Henry Latrobe was hired by President Jefferson in 1803 to fill the...

Featured

The Architect of the Capitol’s Capitol Grounds staff has begun draining the...

What's New

Gold Environmental Excellence Award for Packard Campus

Thursday, November 19, 2015

The Library of Congress' Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation facility (Packard Campus) located in Culpeper, Virginia, recently received the Virginia Water Environment Association's (VWEA) Gold Environmental Excellence Award for Industrial Waste and Pretreatment.

Tim Minner, Engineer for the Architect of the Capitol's (AOC) Library Buildings and Grounds, accepted the award from VWEA on behalf of the AOC. The award, which honors demonstrated dedication to pollution prevention, waste elimination or reduction and one year of permit compliance with pretreatment permit conditions, is a testament to the collaborative efforts among the AOC, the Library of Congress and the Town of Culpeper.

In addition, the Packard Campus is highlighted in the summer-fall 2015 issue of Papyrus magazine, the quarterly publication of the International Association of Museum Facility Administrators, with an article emphasizing the prevention of wastewater pollution.