Dow Corning Carrollton Site Community Advisory Panel
As a member of the community, Dow Corning’s Carrollton Site believes open,
two-way communication is an integral component in maintaining sustainable,
environmentally responsible operations.
part of the Carrollton Site’s involvement with the Responsible Care®
initiative, the Community Advisory Panel (CAP) was formed in 1990. The CAP is
jointly operated by Dow Corning and local manufacturing company PMC
Organometallix, providing a forum to address issues and opportunities affecting
the Carrollton Site, PMC and the community.
The Community Advisory Panel meets monthly at General Butler State Resort
Park, and has approximately 20 members. Members have the opportunity to have
their questions and concerns addressed by Dow Corning and PMC management.
Panel members assist the companies with effective local communication of key
environmental health, safety, transportation, and other operational
Each year, the CAP allocates $20,000 toward funding various environment,
health and safety projects to benefit the community.
Membership includes a cross-section of representatives from leadership at
both sites as well as politicians, educators and emergency responders to assure
community concerns are being represented. (Note: Members are not expected to
represent the company or community in terms of public relations or to speak
publicly on behalf of the panel.)
Responsible Care® is a trademark of the
American Chemistry Council.