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Environmental Quality Awards

Prof. Ernesto Torres, Coordinador CECIA-Metro Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, accepts a 2014 U.S. EPA Environmental Quality Award, accompanied by (at left) Michelle DePass, Dean at The New School and (at right) EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck.Prof. Ernesto Torres, Coordinador CECIA-Metro Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, accepts a 2014 U.S. EPA Environmental Quality Award, accompanied by (at left) Michelle DePass, Dean at The New School and (at right) 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.

We are now accepting nominations for the 2015 Environmental Quality Awards.

Read about our 2014 awardees:

New Jersey | New York | Puerto Rico | U.S. Virgin Islands

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 February 17, 2015.

Nominations must include:

Please note that:

  • Last year's award winners are not eligible.
  • Award winners from 2013 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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