On April 7, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the winners of the 2016 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards, which were presented at the Environment Virginia Symposium at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington. In addition to recognizing significant environmental contributions in sustainability, environmental projects, and land conservation, this year’s awards also recognize exemplary implementation of the Virginia Outdoors Plan. Winners represent businesses and industrial facilities, not-for-profit organizations, and government agencies located throughout the Commonwealth.
A complete list of winners and project descriptions can be found on the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Office of Pollution Prevention website. [Parisien]