Read About Hundreds Of Award-Winning Environmental Stewards From 2011
Individuals, businesses, farmers, schools, local governments, students of all ages, nonprofit groups and organizations just like you are doing great things to protect and restore Pennsylvania's environmental all the time and in every corner of the Commonwealth.
           If you don't believe us, read about these award-winning performances in the following 92 stories included in the PA Environment Digest in 2011.
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Peach Bottom Power Plant Receives International Habitat Conservation Award

Somerset Firm Involved In Quecreek, Chilean Mine Rescues Recognized By President
EPA: Commonwealth Ranks 5th In Green Power Usage
Chester County Recognizes West Chester University With Green Business Award
Pennsylvania Parks & Forests Foundation Honors Award Recipients May 3

Clean Air Award Presented To Director Of Coalition For Appropriate Transportation
EPA Recognizes Communities For Sustainability Initiatives

Junior Achievement Of Western PA Honors Marcellus Shale Coalition

PA American Water Earns Honors From American Engineering Council Of PA

Blue Mountain School District EPA Energy Star Leader


PA's RecycleBank Tops Wall Street Journal's List Of Top Green Companies

Chatham University Selected For Bicycle Friendly Business Designation

EPA Recognizes Philadelphia School District With National Great Start Award

Sunoco Wins EPA Energy Star Sustained Excellence Award

EPA Recognizes Saint-Gobain With Energy Star Sustained Excellence Award


Swarthmore Among Top Five In EPA's Green Power Community Challenge At Mid-Point

Philadelphia Ranks 14th In Number Of Green Buildings

Brandywine Christina Clean Water Partnership Announces Award Winners

Jack Ubinger Receives PA Bar Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award

PEC Named Only Top-Rated Green Non-Profit Based In PA


Carlisle Solar Project Presented With A 2011 PV Projects Of Distinction Awards

DEP Congratulates Award-Winning Lancaster Brownfields Revitalization Project

Four Penn State Water Quality Projects Honored By U.S.D.A.

Delaware River Designated As National Great Water

EPA Recognizes Leaders In Energy Efficiency, Including 4 In PA


Winners Of Western PA Environmental Awards Announced, Dinner May 26

EPA Names Regional Environmental Achievement Award Winners, 5 In PA

Philadelphia High School Student Wins President's Environmental Award

DCNR Recognizes Chester County Parks & Recreation With 2nd Annual Green Park Award

Chatham University, Other PA Schools Featured In The Princeton Guide To Green Colleges


Big Ten Conference Leader In College, University Green Power Challenge

2011 State Park, Forest Award Winners, Gala Dinner May 3

Water Resources Association Of Delaware Basin Presents 2011 Awards

Gov. Corbett Announces 2011 Environmental Excellence Award Winners

Senate Resolution Congratulates 186,000+ Great American Cleanup Of PA Volunteers


PA Wilds Honors 16 Residents, Small Businesses, Organizations

Winners Of PPFF State Park And Forest Awards Honored

Howard Neurug, Philadelphia Water Dept., To Receive PEC's Lifetime Achievement Award

DCNR Salutes Employees' Award-Winning Efforts

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Announces 2011 Photo Contest Winners

Penncrest High School Wins 2011 Pennsylvania Envirothon

Pennsylvania Outdoor Recreation Plan Recognized As Nation's Best

PRC, SW Air Quality Partnership Announce Let's Clear The Air Poster Contest Winners

North Pittsburgh School Wins National Pennies For The Planet BioBash Prize

Ross Levin Wins Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Sue Wiseman Scholarship

Dr. James K. Bissell To Receive 2011 John C. Oliver Environmental Leadership Award

Spotlight - Susquehanna River Basin Commission Marks 40 Years

9 American Water Plants Receive National Recognition In PA

Winners Of Chester County High School Recycling Video Contest Announced

National Best Restored Beach Award Honors Presque Isle State Park

Wildlands Conservancy’s Friend of the Lehigh River Award Recipients Announced

CBF, Partners Celebrate EPA Award For Conservation Improvements To PA Farms

Janie French Nominated For Women Greening Pittsburgh Honor

Students Share Their Bright Ideas With PPL Electric Utilities

Conservation Districts Celebrate Environmental Success, Discuss Challenges, Recognition

PA Farmers Recognized For Efforts To Protect Chesapeake Bay

Conservation District Staff Recognized For Work To Improve PA’s Environment

Dickinson College Receives Highest Possible Score On Green Honor Roll

Penn State Achieves Silver Rating In First Sustainability Review

PA Recyclers Announce FilmFest Winning Videos, Conference Success

Northeast Environmental Partners Announce Award Winners, October 27 Dinner

2011 Waste Watcher Recipients Recognized By PROP

Trail Challenge Award Presented To Accomplished Hiker: Lois Ludwig

Federal Office Of Surface Mining Recognizes Luzerne County Reclamation Project

Swarthmore Ranks 3rd In National Green Power Competition

Jacobsburg EE Center's Bill Sweeney Honored By Conservancy

Dominion Earns One Of Three EPA Energy Star CHP Awards

Laurie Popeck, Maurice K. Goddard Legacy Task Force Win 2011 Karl Mason Award

2 Pennsylvanians Among Chesapeake Bay Forest Champions Honored

Ohio River Watershed Celebration Attracts Nearly 1,000, Recognizes Partnerships

First LEED Public Housing Project Wins Commonwealth Award In Philadelphia

Livziey's 2011 Maurice K. Goddard Forest Management & Sustainability Award Winners

Aqua PA Receives Crum Ridley Creek Watershed Association Award

Western PA Conservancy Watershed Conservation Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Genesee & Wyoming's David Powell Wins Professional Environmental Excellence Award

EPA Recognizes Carnegie Mellon As Top Green Energy Buyer

Trout Unlimited, Fish Commission, DEP Celebrate West Branch Susquehanna Recovery

Chatham University Receives Green Power Award

White Deer Drinking Water Treatment Plan Receives National Award

Delaware River Honored As 2011 River Of The Year

U.S. Dept. Of Interior To Highlight 2 PA Recreation Projects

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Recognizes Outstanding Volunteers and Programs

Pennsylvania Woman Recognized For Innovative Environmental Leadership

Pittsburgh's PPG Glass Used In Three Of AIA's Top 10 Green Building Projects

EPA Recognizes 3 PA Colleges For Green Power Leadership

Green Vision Award Bestowed On Philadelphia International Airport

Plan Shaping Philadelphia's Green Spaces Wins Award

Southeast Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Program Wins Recognition

Western PA Conservancy Gardens Receive Greening Awards

Independent Peer Review Praises DEP’s Bureau Of Laboratories

Mountaintop Area Elementary School Wins Recycling Competition In Centre County 

PennDot Litter Cleanup Efforts Win National Recognition


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