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Pres. Cazier announced the creation at USU of the Huntsman Environmental Research Center (HERC) on May 27, 1989, which will be funded by Huntsman Chemical Co. under Jon M. Huntsman Sr.

HERC Description and Mission

The Huntsman Environmental Research Center (HERC) recognizes the fundamental inter-dependence of the health of man and the health of the environment. HERC's mission is to "engage in research in the key areas of recycling, degradability, improvement of air and water quality and conservation of trees." The purpose of the Center is to solve environmental problems and to provide realistic and comprehensive research solutions for our environment.