Applications are now being accepted for the 2013 Governor's Environmental and Economic Awards (GEELA). The program is California's highest environmental honor that recognizes individuals, organizations, and businesses that have demonstrated exceptional leadership and made notable, voluntary contributions in conserving California's precious resources, protecting and enhancing our environment, building public-private partnerships and strengthening the State's economy. Awards are offered in 13 categories, including:
-Children's Environmental Education
-Ecosystem and Watershed Stewardship
-Enhanced Environmental and Economic Stewardship
-Environmental and Economic Partnership
-Green Chemistry (Safer Consumer Products)
-Sustainable Practices or Facilities
-Technological and Market Innovation
-Plug-in Electric Vehicle Community Readiness
Congratulations to General Dynamics NASSCO for receiving the GEELA in 2012!
The deadline for submitting applications is July 12. Applications and more information are available in the California Environmental Protection Agency's press release or at www.calepa.ca.gov/Awards/GEELA/2013/Application.htm.