ADEQ Seeking Applications, Nominations for Environmental Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 10:30 am   1 min read

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality is seeking the state’s top environmental leaders to apply for this year’s ADEQ Environmental Awards.

Businesses, nonprofits and government entities that are working to help achieve a healthy environment and prosperous economy in Arkansas are encouraged to apply.

ADEQ has recognized the state’s environmental leaders in this way for the past 15 years. The awards highlight what Arkansas companies are doing in sustainability, innovative technology and environmental stewardship.

This year’s program will include three prestigious awards: the Arkansas Environmental Stewardship (ENVY) Award, the Arkansas Environmental Technology (TECHe) Award and the E2 Energy Award.

The ENVY award is for exceptional environmental projects and programs in Arkansas. It showcases the work of citizens, businesses, industries, farms and government agencies that are protecting and enhancing the environment in extraordinary ways.

The TECHe Award recognizes the use of new developments in technology or the use of technology to protect resources or improve the environment.

The E2 Award honors organizations that demonstrate outstanding leadership by implementing forward-thinking initiatives in areas of energy efficiency, advance energy and renewable energy. Additionally, the ADEQuest Science Award is given to a student who has made strides in science and protection of the environment.

To apply or nominate an organization or person for an award, contact Ometra Okuwoash, ADEQ Program and Outreach Manager, at (501) 682-0977 or okuwoash@adeq.state.ar.us. More information can be found here

 

 

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