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NJGARP Receives National Award

May 13, 2011

The New Jersey Green Auto Repair Program (NJGARP) was recently honored at the Small Business Environmental Assistance Programs’ (SBEAP) State Partner Training Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina. NJGARP received the Trade Association Environmental Leadership Award, presented by SBEAP’s National Steering Committee, made up of representatives from State Small Business Environmental Assistance Programs across the Country. The Trade Association Environmental Leadership Award recognizes exemplary performance and leadership by a trade association to enhance members’ compliance with applicable environmental regulations and to encourage stewardship of the environment. NJGARP is a partnership between the New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers (NJCAR), the New Jersey Gasoline C-Store Automotive Association (NJGCA), the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ), the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) and the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC), designed to foster greater implementation of “green” practices within the automotive repair sector, and to promote greater recognition of these practices among the citizens of New Jersey.