2022 Environmental Excellence Awards Nomination Deadline Looming

The Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) is accepting nominations for the the 2022 Environmental Excellence Awards. The awards recognize individuals, businesses and organizations committed to protecting and improving Kentucky’s environment, and help tell the stories of the significant efforts and activities that promote environmental awareness and exhibit environmental excellence. Nominations are being accepted until June 30, 2022.

One award will be given for each of four categories: Environmental Pacesetter, Resource Caretaker, Environmental Community Luminary, and KY EXCEL Champion. The KY EXCEL Champion will be awarded to an active KY EXCEL member. Businesses, organizations, communities, and individuals may be nominated or self-nominate for the awards.

Additional details and nomination forms are available online here. Please submit nominations by emailing envhelp@ky.gov. All questions pertaining to the 2022 Environmental Excellence Awards may be submitted to envhelp@ky.gov.