Cargill Dow Wins Presidential Award

Cargill Dow WinsPresidential AwardCargill Dow LLC, Minnetonka, Minn., has received the Presidential
Green Chemistry Challenge, Alternative Reaction Conditions Award for 2002. The award, administered
by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in conjunction with trade, scientific and
academic organizations, was given in recognition of the companys development of its NatureWorks PLA
corn-based polymer.Earlier this year, Cargill Dow opened a world-scale manufacturing plant near
Omaha, Neb. Bedding products containing NatureWorks fiberfill have been introduced to the U.S.
market by Pacific Coast Feather Co., Seattle.
October 2002