Read About Hundreds Of Award-Winning Environmental Stewards From 2012

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 87 stories included in the PA Environment Digest in 2012.

You've got NO excuse!

Pocono Raceway Solar Farm Hits Milestone: 5 Million Kilowatts Of Electricity

Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority Receives National Award From Keep America Beautiful

Stonycreek River Voted Pennsylvania's 2012 River of the Year

PA Parks & Forests Foundation To Recognize Award Winners May 1

Gov. Corbett Announces 2012 Environmental Excellence Award Winners


Fish & Boat Commission Presents Annual Recognition Awards

PA Resources Council Announces 2011 Lens On Litter Contest Winners

Three Hershey Plants Achieve Zero Waste To Landfill

Riverside Elementary, Lackawanna County, Wins School Recycling Contest

ClearWater Conservancy Earns National Recognition


Marcellus Shale Coalition Chair Ray Walker Named Engineer Of The Year

Bowman's Hill Land Ethics Award To Natural Lands Trust, Wissahickon's Bob Adams

PA Environmental Educators Honor 2012 Award Winners

PECO Named 2012 Energy Star Partner Of The Year By EPA

Four PA Schools Nominated By State For National Green Ribbon Award


Lt. Gov. Cawley Earns National Award For Energy, Environmental Leadership

DEP Regional Director Mike Bedrin Receives Bar Association Recognition

DCNR: Independent Review Hails State Forest Management

DCNR Environmental Educator, Others Cited For Professional Achievement

PA Schools Recognized In National Recycle-Bowl Competition


NRDC: Pennsylvania Among Best Prepared States For Climate Change

Awards Presented At Fish And Boat Commission Quarterly Meeting

Boyce Mayview Park Wins Green Park Award In Allegheny County

EPA Recognizes Chatham University For Green Power Purchases

Two Weis Markets Stores Achieve Environmental Milestone


PECO Energizing Education Program Receives Governor's Environmental Award

Local Governments Recognized For Strengthening Community Partnerships

EPA Recognizes State College For Curbside Food Recycling

Schuylkill Highlands Initiative Honored By Landscape Architects

John Hines To Receive James McGirr Kelly Award For Excellence


Trout Unlimited Abandoned Mine Program Wins Governor's Award

DEP Small Business Environmental Assistance Program Wins National Honors

DCNR Salutes Employees' Award-Winning Efforts

Luzerne County High School Wins 2012 PA State Envirothon

Heritage Conservancy Recognizes Local Individuals, Groups


Wildlands Conservancy Recognizes 2012 Friends Of The Lehigh River

Dr. Tyler Black Named Dr. Robert J. Behnke Award Winner

Little Pucketa Creek Project Wins Western PA Environmental Award

Gov. Ridge Receives Lifetime Achievement Award From PA Environmental Council

Westmoreland County Student Winner Of Sue Wiseman Scholarship


Three Farms Honored For Efforts To Protect Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Conservation Districts Announce Award Recipients At Annual Conference

Fish & Boat Commission Presents Awards At Quarterly Meeting

Ralph W. Abele Historic Marker Dedicated

PROP: Ruby's Recycling Ruckus Wins Top Video Contest Honors


Pennsylvania Team Comes In 15th In International Envirothon Competition

Environmental Community Recognizes Flyfishing Pioneer August 29

Conservation Groups, Local Officials Honor Rep. Bill Adolph

Presque Isle Named Among Nation’s Top State Parks for Fishing, Boating

Chatham University Named To Princeton Review Green Honor Roll


Westmoreland District Honors Farm Conservation Efforts

John Dernbach Selected To American College Of Environmental Lawyers

Spotlight: Rachel Carson's Silent Spring Turns 50

Two Game Commission Employees Win National Recognition


PennDOT Commends Volunteers For Removing 6.7 Million Pounds of Litter

Senate, House Recognize The Accomplishments Of Maurice K. Goddard

Highmark Cumberland County Office, Data Center Earn Energy Star Certification

Barnes Foundation Office Awarded LEED Platinum Certification

EPA Honors Green Power Partners, Including Philadelphia


Gov. Corbett Supports National Estuaries Day, Commends Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Dents Run Mine Reclamation Project Wins National Recognition

PHMC Honors PennDOT Employee For Preservation Efforts

Sen. Smucker Honored With Historic Preservation Award

Petroleum Distributors Honor Corbett For Keeping PA Refineries


Philadelphia Housing Authority Recognized For Green Housing Project

Chatham University To Receive National Landmark Designation At Rachel Carson Event

Aqua PA's Mill Water Treatment Plant Receives National Award

Ohio River Watershed Celebration Recognizes Environmental Leaders

Sister Pat Lupo, Dr. Ed Masteller, Eugene Comoss Receive Leadership Awards


DCNR Environmental Education Video Garners Emmy Honors

Robert Hetz Honored With Ralph W. Abele Conservation Award

PA Resources Council Presents Annual Leadership Awards Nov. 15

PA Market Recycling Center Honors eForce Compliance For E-Cycling Efforts

Stroud Water Research Center Honors Dr. John Brisco For Fresh Water Stewardship


New Frontiers In Reclamation At PA Abandoned Mine Reclamation Conference

Chatham University Receives STARS Gold Rating For Sustainability Achievements

Dennis Guise Named Government Lawyer of the Year By The PA Bar Association

DCNR Renames Tuscarora Forest Tract In Honor Of Late James Nelson

ClearWater Conservancy Honors Volunteers At Annual Meeting


PA Environmental Council Highlights 2012 Accomplishments

National Organization Honors The Borough Of Columbia, Lancaster

Warwick, Lititz Receive EPA Award For Protecting Watersheds

Keep PA Beautiful Recognizes Outstanding Volunteers, Programs

Friends Of Wissahickon Honors Kevin Kramer As Volunteer Of The Year


Chatham University Student Wins PA Environmental Professionals Scholarship

Wildlife For Everyone Seedlings For Schools Plants 124,375 Trees In 2012


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