Winners Of 2015 Western PA Environmental Awards Announced
Four environmental conservation and education programs from throughout Western Pennsylvania will share $20,000 from Dominion and the PA Environmental Council for innovation and effectiveness in making a positive impact on the Western Pennsylvania environment.
The four programs are this year’s winners of the 2015 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, presented annually to local organizations that demonstrate leadership, effectiveness and results in making an impact on the environment.
The winners are:
— Environmental Charter School – Pittsburgh (Allegheny County)
— McKean County Conservation District – Smethport (McKean County)
— Paint Creek Regional Watershed Association – Windber (Somerset County)
— Sustainable Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh (Allegheny County)
All four were chosen by a group of independent judges of environmental experts and PEC staff in response to a call for entries earlier this year.
With these awards, each winner will designate a $5,000 cash prize to be used in support of a nonprofit environmental program of their choice.
The winners will be honored at the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards Dinner and Awards Ceremony on May 27 at the Westin Convention Center Hotel downtown. Click Here to register.
Dominion and the PA Environmental Council sponsor the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards each year to encourage the community to emulate the achievements of the winning entries, thereby promoting innovative environmental efforts and enhancing the quality of life in Western Pennsylvania.
The Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards recognizes and honors outstanding achievements of organizations, businesses, and individuals in a wide range of environmental initiatives throughout the region and pays tribute to those that have demonstrated a commitment to environmental excellence, leadership, and accomplishment in their respective fields.
By sponsoring these awards, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council and Dominion hope to encourage the community to emulate the achievements of the successful nominees, thereby promoting innovative environmental efforts and enhancing the quality of life in Western Pennsylvania.
For more information and to register for the awards dinner, visit PEC’s 2015 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards webpage.
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