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The Environmental Protection Board is seeking nominations for their Annual Environmental Awards.  There are three types of awards to be presented:

The Charles E. Bennett Champion of the Environment Award recognizes individuals who have exhibited, over a long term, professionalism, diligence, and unwavering commitment as a Champion of the Environment in protecting or preserving the natural resources of Duval County

The Christi P. Veleta Environmental Award recognizes individuals in Duval County who have consistently promoted environmental education and outreach, exhibited long-term environmental awareness, and displayed superior environmental initiative

Environmental Achievement Awards recognize individuals and organizations in Duval County for superior, creative and innovative efforts in five categories:

*   Individual
*   Government / Institutional  (public sector or educational institution)
*   Community / Civic  (nonprofits, social or civic groups, neighborhood assoc., etc.)
*   Business (more than 50 employees and/or annual sales of more than $5 million)
*   Small Business (fewer than 50 employees and/or annual sales of $5 million or less )

If you are aware of individuals or entities you believe are eligible and, through their actions, demonstrated a commitment to the environment above and beyond what is required, please take a few moments to complete and submit a nomination.  The deadline for the nominations is July 20, 2018.  The awards will be presented at the 2018 EPB-UNF Environmental Symposium to be held September 14, 2018, at the UNF Adam W. Herbert University Center.

Click here to Download Awards Packet