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New York State Environmental Excellence Awards. Environmental Excellence Awards Program Recognizes  Innovation  Sustainability  Creative Partnerships.

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1 New York State Environmental Excellence Awards

2 Environmental Excellence Awards Program Recognizes  Innovation  Sustainability  Creative Partnerships Honors  Entrepreneurs  Municipalities  Big and Small Companies  Schools and Universities  Not-For-Profits

3 Environmental Benefits Past winners have positively impacted New York’s environment by: SAVING 37 million KWh of electricity SAVING 37 million KWh of electricity AVOIDING 25,000 tons of greenhouse gases AVOIDING 25,000 tons of greenhouse gases REDUCING water use by 35 million gallons REDUCING water use by 35 million gallons

4 Environmental Benefits GREENING 10,000 farms using agriculture environmental management practices GREENING 10,000 farms using agriculture environmental management practices PRESERVING 150,000 acres of open space PRESERVING 150,000 acres of open space

5 Environmental Benefits ELIMINATING 2 million lbs of hazardous waste ELIMINATING 2 million lbs of hazardous waste RECYCLING 340 million pounds of solid waste RECYCLING 340 million pounds of solid waste DIVERTING 7,300 tons of waste from landfills DIVERTING 7,300 tons of waste from landfills

6 Success in the NYC, NY Harbor, and LI Sound Watersheds  Long Island Green Homes  GrowNYC  Brewster Central Schools  Town of North Hempstead  Gotham Greens  Village of Southampton

7 Gotham Greens

8 Village of Southampton SAVE

9 Town of North Hempstead

10  Town of Cortlandt  IBM (2007 and 2012)  University of Albany  Ecovative  Omega Center Success in the Hudson River Watershed

11 IBM (2007 and 2012)

12 University of Albany

13 Ecovative

14 Omega Center NYSDEC Pollution Prevention Unit

15 Success in the Mohawk River & Central NY Region  Union College  City of Rome  Golub Corporation  Owens Corning  Onondaga Resource Recovery Agency  Onondaga County Save the Rain Project

16 Delaware County Post-Flood Emergency Stream Intervention Program NYSDEC Pollution Prevention Unit

17 Onondaga County “Save the Rain”

18 More Success … Turnkey Internet Turnkey Internet Advanced Climate Technologies (ACT) Bioenergy, LLC Advanced Climate Technologies (ACT) Bioenergy, LLC Delaware County Soil and Water Conservation District Delaware County Soil and Water Conservation District Schoharie River Center Schoharie River Center NYSDEC Pollution Prevention Unit

19 Advanced Climate Technologies (ACT) Bioenergy, LLC NYSDEC Pollution Prevention Unit

20 Schoharie River Center NYSDEC Pollution Prevention Unit

21 TurnKey Internet, Inc. NYSDEC Pollution Prevention Unit

22 Golub Corporation

23 Owens Corning

24 Success in the Great Lakes: Ontario Region  University of Rochester  Garlock Sealing Technologies  Monroe Industries  Rochester, Syracuse & Dryden School Districts  Canandaigua Lake Watershed Council  Monroe County (3 projects)

25 Monroe Industries

26 Dryden School District

27 Canandaigua Lake Watershed Council

28 Monroe County (3 projects)

29 Success in the Great Lakes: Erie Region  Uniland Development  Modern Landfill

30 Modern Landfill

31 Success in the North Country Golden Arrow Resort Golden Arrow Resort The Nature Conservancy and Lyme Timber Co. The Nature Conservancy and Lyme Timber Co. Homogeneous Metals Homogeneous Metals Gloversville-Johnstown Sewer Board Gloversville-Johnstown Sewer Board The Golden Arrow’s Green Roof

32 The Nature Conservancy and Lyme Timber Company

33 Homogeneous Metals

34 Gloversville-Johnstown Sewer Board

35 New York State Environmental Excellence Awards

36 2014 Applications Being Accepted Application materials at Application materials at Call Marna Posluszny at (518) or Call Marna Posluszny at (518) or Applications must be completed and post marked no later than Friday May 9, 2014

37 Application Review Schedule Application deadline Friday May 9, 2014 Application deadline Friday May 9, 2014 Eligibility, Technical and Compliance Reviews conducted during the summer; Eligibility, Technical and Compliance Reviews conducted during the summer; External Review Committee review during late summer/early fall; External Review Committee review during late summer/early fall; Awards Ceremony in November or December Awards Ceremony in November or December

38 Questions???


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