The Regional Municipality of Durham

Public Service Announcement

Durham Environmental Advisory Committee requests nominations to honour environmental achievement

WHITBY, ON January 3, 2014 – The Durham Environmental Advisory Committee (DEAC) is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Environmental Achievement Awards.

The annual awards program provides an opportunity to recognize individuals and organizations that dedicate their time to promote, preserve and enhance the region's natural environment. Past nominees are local residents and businesses, which demonstrated measures they have taken to protect our environment and make Durham Region a healthier and better place to live.

Nomination forms are currently available on The Regional Municipality of Durham's website at The deadline for nominations is Feb. 28.

The DEAC Environmental Achievement Awards were established in 2003 to recognize and acknowledge environmental achievements of individuals and organizations in the public, private and non-profit sectors within Durham Region. The awards program has six categories, which were named in memory of past environmental leaders. For more information, please visit the website at


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