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HARRIS CORPORATION JOINS EPA PROGRAM TO REDUCE CHEMICAL EMISSIONS

 HARRIS CORPORATION JOINS EPA PROGRAM TO REDUCE CHEMICAL EMISSIONS
 MELBOURNE, Fla., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has joined the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) 33/50 Program, a voluntary nationwide effort to reduce the emissions of certain industrial chemicals by 50 percent.
 The 33/50 Program derives its name from its goal of reducing the emissions of 17 toxic industrial wastes 33 percent by 1992 and 50 percent by 1995, using 1988 base-year levels for comparison. Harris has already met the first goal of the 33/50 Program by reducing annual emissions of the targeted chemicals by more than 33 percent.
 Participation in the 33/50 Program is part of Harris' ongoing program to minimize wastes and chemical emissions through various reuse, recycling, and reduction initiatives.
 For example, between 1989 and 1991 Harris reduced the consumptive use of ozone-depleting compounds such as chlorofluorocarbons by 50 percent. In June of this year, Harris also joined the Green Lights Program, another voluntary EPA effort to reduce energy consumption by installing energy-efficient lighting.
 "We strongly support EPA initiatives to work in cooperation with industry on a voluntary basis toward common environmental goals," said Robert Sullivan, Harris senior vice president-administration. "Participation in programs like 33/50 and Green Lights is part of our ongoing commitment to conserve natural resources and preserve the environment."
 Harris Corporation, with worldwide sales of more than $3 billion, is focused on four major businesses: electronic systems, communications, semiconductors and Lanier Worldwide office equipment.
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 /CONTACT: Jim Burke, director of media relations of Harris Corporation, 407-727-9126/
 (HRS) CO: Harris Corporation; Environmental Protection Agency ST: Florida IN: CPR SU:


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