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Serving New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and Eight Tribal Nations.

Environmental Quality Awards

Alma Reyes, of Corriente Verde Environmental Magazine, accepts a 2013 U.S. EPA Environmental Quality Award, accompanied by Linda Cox, Executive Director of the Bronx River Alliance (left) and EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck.Each April, EPA honors individuals and organizations who have contributed significantly to improving the environment during the prior year in New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Read the press release.

The awards recognize achievement in the following categories:

  • Individuals
  • Non-Profit Organization, Environmental or Community Group
  • Environmental Education
  • Business & Industry
  • Federal, State, Local or Tribal Government or Agency
  • Print and Broadcast Media
To be selected, nominees must have:

  • Significantly contributed to improving environmental quality in New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands during the prior year.
  • Demonstrated a high achievement level in the award category.
  • Created unique or location-specific benefits, produced results that are sustainable or reproducible, or increased public involvement in environmental action.

Nominations must be submitted by Tuesday, February 18, 2014.

Nominations must include:

Please note that:

  • Last year's award winners are not eligible.
  • Award winners from 2012 and prior years are eligible, but must be renominated for consideration this year.
  • Self-nominations are welcome.

Read about prior awardees, 2000-2013:

2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
2005
2004
2003
2002
2001
2000


For additional information:

  • Please contact Chris Sebastian in our Public Affairs Division (sebastian.chris@epa.gov, 212-637-3597)

 

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