Series announces environmental management rules

NHRA ANNOUNCES ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS Program to take effect at all national events beginning with the 2010 NHRA Gatornationals GLENDORA, Calif. (Feb. 15, 2010) -- Recognizing the need...

NHRA ANNOUNCES ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS

Program to take effect at all national events beginning with the 2010 NHRA Gatornationals

GLENDORA, Calif. (Feb. 15, 2010) -- Recognizing the need to further protect the environment at racing venues, NHRA has announced a new environmental management policy for all NHRA events and/or facilities, effective at all NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series events beginning with the NHRA Gatornationals, March 11-14.

The program involves three primary rules that must be followed regarding the use, possession and disposal of regulated waste. First and foremost, each participant must participate online in a mandatory training session regarding environmental uses as they relate to racing. The training presentation will be available on the National Event Registration website after logging into their account. Second, no halogenated or chlorinated brake cleaners may be used at NHRA events or facilities. And, finally, the responsibility of compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations belongs to the participant.

NHRA will post information provided by tracks on the national registration website when provided by the national event facilities.

NHRA intends to work with government entities, agencies and tracks to monitor and enforce the new environmental management program. Penalties, for non-compliance, will be assessed by NHRA, with a minimum $1,000 fine imposed for any violation.

The entire environmental management responsibility program as well as the training session will be posted on the registration website. When competitors log into their account, they will be required to complete the training and sign the agreement before they can complete the registration process.

-source: nhra

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