Blue292 and BNA Sign Agreement To Provide Regulatory Information Within EHS Management Applications

Blue292 and Bureau of National Affairs Team to Provide Users With

Environmental, Health and Safety Management Applications That Include

Regulatory Information Updates



Apr 25, 2001, 01:00 ET from Blue292

    DURHAM, N.C., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue292, the leading provider of
 environmental, health, and safety (EHS) eBusiness application software, and
 The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (BNA), the premier provider of
 environment and safety news and regulatory information for industry and
 government, have signed an agreement that will allow users of Blue292's
 applications to have a single, integrated source both for EHS management
 capability and critical regulatory tracking information.
     Users of Blue292's EHS Management System will incorporate daily updates on
 regulatory information from BNA, including the Environment and Safety FedReg
 Today and StateReg Today.  BNA's Environment and Safety Compliance Calendar,
 which links action forcing dates to the full text of cited regulations, will
 also be available to Blue292 customers.
     "BNA's expertise coupled with Blue292's industry-leading technology will
 put accurate and up-to-date regulatory information at the fingertips of every
 EHS professional within a company," said Susan K. Acker, Blue292 President and
 CEO.  Acker added, "The combination of Blue 292's technology and BNA's
 regulatory content is a powerful tool for Blue292 customers to better control
 their EHS cost, performance, and value."
     Audrey Hipkins, Executive Editor, Environment and Safety services of BNA,
 said, "BNA has selected Blue292 as a best-of-breed technology partner with
 whom to leverage our content and is pleased to provide our real-time
 regulatory information within Blue292's applications.  Customers will have
 access to important tools for navigating the complex regulatory environment."
 
     About Blue292
     Founded in 1997 and based in Durham, North Carolina, Blue292 is the
 leading provider of environmental, health and safety eBusiness application
 software.  Blue292 acquired $2 million in venture capital in January 2000 from
 Eno River Capital of Durham, and a $17 million investment - including a
 $15 million Series B round - led by Sprout Group, affiliated with Credit
 Suisse First Boston, in March 2000.  Eno River Capital participated in the
 Series B funding as well.  Blue292 also obtained investments from the North
 Carolina Technological Development Authority.  The company's public website is
 www.blue292.com.
 
     About The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.
     BNA is the foremost provider of news, analysis, and reference products and
 information solutions to business and government.  The company provides more
 than 200 legal and regulatory services, reporting in-depth on developments in
 health care, business, labor relations, law, economics, taxation,
 environmental protection, safety, and other public policy and regulatory
 issues.  Included are such highly respected services as Daily Environment
 Report, and Environment and Safety Library on the Web.  Headquartered in
 Washington, D.C., since 1929, BNA is the oldest wholly employee-owned company
 in the United States.
 
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    DURHAM, N.C., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue292, the leading provider of
 environmental, health, and safety (EHS) eBusiness application software, and
 The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (BNA), the premier provider of
 environment and safety news and regulatory information for industry and
 government, have signed an agreement that will allow users of Blue292's
 applications to have a single, integrated source both for EHS management
 capability and critical regulatory tracking information.
     Users of Blue292's EHS Management System will incorporate daily updates on
 regulatory information from BNA, including the Environment and Safety FedReg
 Today and StateReg Today.  BNA's Environment and Safety Compliance Calendar,
 which links action forcing dates to the full text of cited regulations, will
 also be available to Blue292 customers.
     "BNA's expertise coupled with Blue292's industry-leading technology will
 put accurate and up-to-date regulatory information at the fingertips of every
 EHS professional within a company," said Susan K. Acker, Blue292 President and
 CEO.  Acker added, "The combination of Blue 292's technology and BNA's
 regulatory content is a powerful tool for Blue292 customers to better control
 their EHS cost, performance, and value."
     Audrey Hipkins, Executive Editor, Environment and Safety services of BNA,
 said, "BNA has selected Blue292 as a best-of-breed technology partner with
 whom to leverage our content and is pleased to provide our real-time
 regulatory information within Blue292's applications.  Customers will have
 access to important tools for navigating the complex regulatory environment."
 
     About Blue292
     Founded in 1997 and based in Durham, North Carolina, Blue292 is the
 leading provider of environmental, health and safety eBusiness application
 software.  Blue292 acquired $2 million in venture capital in January 2000 from
 Eno River Capital of Durham, and a $17 million investment - including a
 $15 million Series B round - led by Sprout Group, affiliated with Credit
 Suisse First Boston, in March 2000.  Eno River Capital participated in the
 Series B funding as well.  Blue292 also obtained investments from the North
 Carolina Technological Development Authority.  The company's public website is
 www.blue292.com.
 
     About The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.
     BNA is the foremost provider of news, analysis, and reference products and
 information solutions to business and government.  The company provides more
 than 200 legal and regulatory services, reporting in-depth on developments in
 health care, business, labor relations, law, economics, taxation,
 environmental protection, safety, and other public policy and regulatory
 issues.  Included are such highly respected services as Daily Environment
 Report, and Environment and Safety Library on the Web.  Headquartered in
 Washington, D.C., since 1929, BNA is the oldest wholly employee-owned company
 in the United States.
 
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