Nominations Invited For Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards

The Pennsylvania Environmental Council and Dominion are seeking nominations for the 2014 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards which recognize people and organizations who are working to improve the environment of Western Pennsylvania. Nominations are due by February 14.

The Awards will once again present up to five cash prizes of $5,000 each to winning entries that demonstrate environmental impact and benefits in protecting the environment of the region.

Winners will be notified in March and honored at the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards dinner in Pittsburgh on May 28 at the Westin Hotel and Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh.

Any group, individual, program, company, or organization located and working in any of the following 29 Western Pennsylvania counties are eligible: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Somerset, Venango, Warren, Washington, and Westmoreland.

The awards process is open to individuals and organizations from every corner of the community, including education, nonprofit organizations, businesses and all levels of government, among others..

All nominations will be reviewed and evaluated by an independent panel of judges and award program staff.  Finalists may also be asked to host a site visit to demonstrate their program or activities.

A copy of the Call for Nominations form is available online, or for more information, call 412-481-9400 or send email to:


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