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DEP seeks nomonations for Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence

AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Department of Environmental Protection in partnership with Governor Paul LePage is relaunching a recognition program to spotlight the state’s stewards of sustainability. Nominations are now open for the Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence, which will honor businesses in four workforce size categories, nonprofits and public entities for going beyond standard techniques. Completed nomination forms, which can be downloaded from DEP’s website, are due to the department by Friday, Feb. 17. Self-nominations are encouraged. For more information or to download an application, call287-5842 or visit www.maine.gov/dep.

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