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2014 Earth Day

 Nominations for 2014 Earth Day Awards

Citizens and organizations statewide are encouraged to submit names of champions of clean air, clean water, pollution control and other elements vital to healthy ecosystems. Honorees will be recognized in celebration of Earth Day in April 2014.  
 
To nominate a group or individual for an Earth Day award, please submit this nomination form and any accompanying documentation to the EQC, 500 Mero Street, 12th floor, Capital Plaza Tower, Frankfort, KY 40601 or e-mail the form to Janet Pinkston. For more information, call 502-564-2674.
 
The deadline for nominations is March 3, 2014.
 
 

 

 The Environmental Quality Commission (EQC) honored the following individuals and institutions who demonstrated a deep concern and activism on behalf of the environment during its 2013 Earth Day Awards ceremony at Berry Hill Mansion on April 12, 2013.  Detailed information about each winner and their efforts to protect Kentucky's land, air and water is available by viewing the complete award ceremony brochure.

Click on the thumbnails to view a larger version of each photo.    

DuPont Louisville Works (left to right): Steve Coleman, Sarah Lynn Cunningham, Dr. Kimberly Holmes, Bhanu Calvert and Richard Jarowski of DuPont Louisville Works, Dr. Len Peters and Tom Herman.  DuPont Louisville Works
​The Green Society at Kentucky State University (left to right): Steve Coleman, Dr. Kimberly Holmes, Sarah Lynn Cunningham, Nicholas Cook, Justina Riddick, Ngoentra Leelachantachot and Dr. Tamara Sluss of KSU, Dr. Len Peters and Tom Herman. Green Society of KSU
Lee Andrews - Lifetime Achievement Award (left to right): Steve Coleman, Sarah Lynn Cunningham, Dr. Kimberly Holmes, Lee Andrews of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Dr. Len Peters and Tom Herman. Lee Andrews
​River Fields (left to right): Steve Coleman, Sarah Lynn Cunningham, Dr. Kimberly Holmes, Dave French of River Fields, Dr. Len Peters and Tom Herman. River Fields
​Smithfield Middlesboro (left to right): Steve Coleman, Sarah Lynn Cunningham, Dr. Kimberly Holmes, Christina Huddleston and Andy Norton of Smithfield Middlesboro, Dr. Len Peters and Tom Herman. Smithfield Middlesboro
​Steve Coleman (left to right): Sarah Lynn Cunningham, Dr. Kimberly Holmes, Steve Coleman, recently retired director of the Kentucky Division of Conservation, Dr. Len Peters and Tom Herman. Steve Coleman
Tony Powell (left to right): Steve Coleman, Sarah Lynn Cunningham, Dr. Kimberly Holmes, Tony Powell of the Northern Kentucky Health Department, Dr. Len Peters and Tom Herman. Tony Powell
Watershed Watch in Kentucky (left to right): Steve Coleman, Sarah Lynn Cunningham, Dr. Kimberly Holmes, Blaine Early of Watershed Watch in Kentucky, Dr. Len Peters and Tom Herman. Watershed Watch in Kentucky
Berea Solar Farm - Public Service Award (left to right): Horace Brown, Steve Coleman, Dr. Kimberly Holmes, Sarah Lynn Cunningham, Steve Boyce, Josh Bills and Ed Fortner of the Berea Solar Farm, Tom Herman and Dr. Len Peters. Berea Solar Farm