The California Environmental Protection Agency and its boards, departments, and offices recognize agencies, local governments, small businesses, and individuals for their outstanding achievements in environmental protection. Listed below are these awards.
- The Governor's Environmental and Economic Leadership Awards Program: This program recognizes individuals, organizations, and businesses that have demonstrated exceptional leadership and made notable contributions in conserving our precious resources, protecting and enhancing our environment, and building public-private partnerships. Contact: Nilan Watmore (916) 445-2006.
- Haagen-Smit Clean Air Award: The Air Resources Board accepts nominations every year for this award, which recognizes contributions toward improving the air in California. Contact: Bart E. Croes, P.E. (916) 445-0753.
Integrated Pest Management
(IPM) Innovator Awards: Awards leaders who adopt techniques that
increase the benefits and reduce the risks of pest control. Contact:
- Used Oil and Household Hazardous Waste collection program awards are coordinated and cosponsored every spring with CalRecycle. Contact: Mary Misemer (916) 323-9618
- Please visit the Water Resources Control Board to find information on current awards.