Region 1: EPA New England
2001 Environmental Merit Award Recipients
In 2001, we are celebrating 31 years of recognizing New Englanders for their outstanding contributions on behalf of New England's environment. Established in 1970, recognition has been given to scientists, teachers, journalists, citizen activists, young people, organizations, business representatives, public officials, and others committed to preserving and nurturing our natural surroundings. Here are the press releases announcing this year's winners by state.