Industrial Issues Committee

Meeting Information Page

Mission Statement:

The Industrial Issues Committee is a group of multi-disciplined professionals who come together to discuss and share ideas addressing environmental, health, and safety issues facing our community, as well as providing educational opportunities on these topics.



Golf Tournament


Water Watch




Calendar of Events:

Meeting in various forums since the late '70s, the IIC currently holds 6 bi-monthly roundtable format meetings, a spring and a fall Seminar, and the annual Dyke Conyne Memorial Golf Tournament.  For the past 9 years, they have also been joint hosts of the AWMA/NYWEA seminar held in Rochester, NY.  Please see the Calendar for any upcoming events.

Environmental Performance Award

IIC 2013 Compliance Recognition Award

For the past 13 years, the New York Water Environment Association, Genesee Valley Chapter Industrial Issues Committee has recognized local industries which have demonstrated excellent water related environmental compliance through the IIC’s Compliance Recognition Award.  Over these years, 75 awards have been given to industries achieving the Award's Gold and Silver compliance levels for compliance with their water quality discharge permit(s) as issued by the local publicly owned treatment works (POTW) and / or New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC).

Applications are now available for the IIC 2013 Compliance Recognition Award reflecting water permit compliance during calendar year 2013, and will be accepted through May 22, 2014.  Please note the award criteria and application directions provided on the reverse side of the form.  New this year: Criteria 1 is waived for first time applicants.

Link to IIC 2013 Compliance Recognition Award Application

IIC 2013 Compliance Recognition Award

Environmental Performance Gold Award

Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, NY

Eldre Corporation, Rochester, NY

GM Components Holdings, LLC, Rochester, NY

Sentry Group, Rochester, NY

The Gleason Works, Rochester, NY

Xerox Corporation – Wilson Center, Webster, NY

Link to 2013 Environmental Performace Awards Announcement

Link to 2013 Compliance Recognition Award Application

Industrial Issues Committee Grant Application