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Environmental Champion Awards

Angela Andersen of Long Beach Township, NJ, accepts a 2015 U.S. EPA Environmental Champion Award, accompanied by New York City Councilman Donovan Richards and EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck.Angela Andersen of Long Beach Township, NJ, accepts a 2015 U.S. EPA Environmental Champion Award, accompanied by New York City Councilman Donovan Richards and EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck.
(Previously known as the Environmental Quality Awards)

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 about our 2015 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.

Read about prior awardees, 2000-2014:

2014 New Jersey New York Puerto Rico U.S. Virgin Islands
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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