Environmental company contributes $1 million to aid Katrina victims

Veolia Environment, a company based in France that provides water management, wastewater, energy and transportation services to industrial and municipal customers around the world, is teaming up with its North American subsidiaries to donate $1 million to Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. The company plans to contribute $500,000 to the American Red Cross and to the Bush-Clinton Katrina Relief Fund to assist victims in the communities that it serves. In addition to financial contributions, Veolia Environment has donated much-needed items such as bottled water, food and personal goods to hurricane victims.

The environmental services company also plans to aid its employees affected by Katrina through financial and humanitarian contributions.