The Pennsylvania Environmental Council is now accepting nominations for the 2011 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, sponsored again this year by Dominion. The deadline for nominations is March 1.
The Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards are open to any group, individual, program, company, or organization located and working in the following Western Pennsylvania counties: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Somerset, Venango, Warren, Washington, and Westmoreland.
Winners will receive a $5,000 cash award designated to the nonprofit organization of their choice and other recognition. 2009 winners included Linda McKenna Boxx.
Nominations may be submitted online or a nomination form can be downloaded and mailed to: Pennsylvania Environmental Council, 2011 Western PA Environmental Awards, 22 Terminal Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15219