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DES MOINES — Forty-three Iowa organizations, businesses and communities were nominated for consideration to receive an Governor’s Iowa Environmental Excellence Award from Gov. Terry E. Branstad and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. The awards are Iowa’s premier environmental honors.
Award winners will be announced prior to the August 3 recognition ceremony. The public is invited to attend the ceremony, to be held at 3 p.m. in the Capitol Rotunda.
Award Categories include:
Nominees are listed alphabetically by city:
Iowa Agriculture Mitigation, Inc.
Iowa Cover Crop Working Group
Iowa State University – Facilities, Planning and Management
The Fighting Burrito
Water Rocks! – Iowa State University
City of Cedar Rapids
ITC Midwest, LLC
City of Clinton
Gross Pond Farm – Ronald and Ethel Winter
City of Davenport
Alpine Applied Solutions, LLC
Des Moines metro area
Barker Lemar Engineering Consultants, West Des Moines
Blank Park Zoo, Des Moines
City of Des Moines – Wastewater Reclamation Facility
Dee Zee, Inc., Des Moines
Des Moines Public Schools
Hy-Vee, Inc., West Des Moines
Iowa League of Cities, Des Moines
Metro Waste Authority, Des Moines
Unity Point Health, Des Moines
Walnut Creek Watershed Coalition, Windsor Heights
City of Donnellson
Andersen Eagle Window & Door
Central Community School
Hedquist Productions, Inc.
Ideal Energy, Inc.
Iowa Flood Center
The Nature Conservancy
Cedar Rapids/Linn County Solid Waste Agency
City of Monona
Kent Corporation – Grain Processing Corporation
Weikert Iron and Metal Recycling
Clow Valve Company
Sunny Time Foods, Inc.
Steffensmeier Welding & Manufacturing, Inc.,
City of Sioux City
Price Creek Watershed Project – Iowa Soil & Water Conservation District