Nominations open for environmental excellence award

Staff Report 

INDIANAPOLIS — Nominations are open for Hoosiers who positively impact the environment.

“Indiana businesses have demonstrated that determination and ingenuity can benefit the environment while boosting the bottom line,” Indiana Department of Environmental Management Commissioner Carol S. Comer said in a statement.

IDEM, the state agency that implements federal and state environmental regulations, is working with the Office of Gov. Mike Pence and several other state agencies to seek nominations for the 22nd annual Indiana Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence.

The Indiana Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence is the state’s most prestigious environmental recognition award. IDEM accepts nominations from all Indiana citizens and organizations.

“The Indiana Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence will honor the achievements of an outstanding Hoosier company or individual for exemplary environmental work,” Comer said in a statement.

All projects submitted must demonstrate significant, measurable results. Nominated projects must be innovative, comprehensive and thoroughly documented, and only one winner will be selected. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, May 13.

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