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Three Weeks Left to Apply for the Iowa Environmental Excellence Awards

  • 3/10/2016 7:43:00 AM
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DES MOINES – Iowa businesses, organizations and citizens are reminded that three weeks remain to apply for the Governor’s Iowa Environmental Excellence Awards.

Applications are available at and are due March 31.

These awards are the premier environmental honors in Iowa, recognizing leadership and innovation in the protection of Iowa’s water, land and air.

For 2016, organizations are encouraged to submit electronically to reduce paper waste and eliminate mail delays. Complete instructions are included in the application packet.

Awards will be given for Overall Environmental Excellence, along with Special Project Awards in:

  • Air Quality
  • Energy Efficiency/Renewable Energy
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Waste Management
  • Water Quality
  • Environmental Education

For more information and to download an application, go to or contact Scott Flagg at 515-725-8318 or