Tuesday, November 5, 1991: Allentown, Kutztown, and Hershey

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

7201 Hamilton Boulevard

Allentown, Pennsylvania 18195-1501


  • —Mr. Patrick J. Witmer, State Relations

  • —Mr. Peter Sipple, Director, Electric Supply/Energy Policy

  • —Mr. John F. DelPazzo, Assistant Manager, Electricity Supply

  • —K.B. Adams, Environmental Technology

  • —Mr. A. Zakrvewski, Business Area Manager, Poland, Air Products PLC, England (via video)

Topic of Presentation/Discussion: Overview of Air Products and Chemicals Inc.: energy efficiency and conservation as an industry; energy planning strategies for U.S. industry. Additionally, the Polish delegation was given a tour of the Chemicals Analytical Environmental Testing Lab

Rodale Institute Research Center

611 Siegfriedale Road

Kutztown, Pennsylvania 19530

  • —Dr. John Haberern, President

  • —Ms. Maria M. van Hekken, Special Assistant to the Managing Director

Tour Description: The institute is dedicated to the development of farming and gardening systems that are both economically viable and environmentally sound. Projects visited on the 305-acre agricultural research station included a one-acre organic garden, regenerative farming practices, intercropping, the use of legumes, and habitat management.


Hershey Chocolate

14 East Chocolate Avenue

Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033

  • —Ms. Judy Umberger, Public Relations Assistant

Tour Description: A film on the manufacturing process and a demonstration of energy efficiency techniques applied in an industrial setting.

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