[StBernard] EPA Seeking Nominations for Awards that Recognize Outstanding Clean Air Programs

Westley Annis westley at da-parish.com
Sat Jul 23 12:11:32 EDT 2011

EPA Seeking Nominations for Awards that Recognize Outstanding Clean Air

(DALLAS - July 22, 2011) To help recognize some of the most innovative and
successful programs projects and technologies that reduce pollution and
achieve cleaner air around the United States, the U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA) is accepting applications for the 12th Annual Clean
Air Excellence Awards Program. The Clean Air Excellence Awards give
national-level recognition to individuals and organizations that develop
exceptional projects that help make the air healthier for everyone.

Applications are judged on five awards categories: (1) Clean Air Technology;
(2) Community Action; (3) Education/Outreach; (4) Regulatory/Policy
Innovations; and (5) Transportation Efficiency Innovations. In addition to
the five award categories, the Clean Air Excellence Award Program will
recognize two special award categories: the Gregg Cooke Visionary Program
Award, which recognizes an applicant that successfully blends two or more of
the existing award categories, and the Thomas W. Zosel Outstanding
Individual Achievement Award, which recognizes one individual for their
outstanding achievement, leadership and commitment to promote clean air and
achieve better air quality.

All applications for the awards must be sent to Pat Childers, U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at (202) 564-1352 (Fax), mailing
address: Office of Air and Radiation (6102A), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,
Washington, D.C. 20004, and postmarked by August 24, 2011. Applications and
more information about the awards and their criteria are available on the
Clean Air Act Advisory Committee website at

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