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For Release: Monday, November 14, 2016

DEC to Recognize Innovative New York Businesses and Organizations as Leaders of Environmental Sustainability and Economic Growth

Winners to be Announced at 13th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards

What: The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will recognize businesses and organizations for their innovative programs and commitment to environmental sustainability, social responsibility, and economic viability at the 13th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards. This year's recipients include a major league sports team reducing its environmental footprint and engaging fans in environmental stewardship, an Adirondack outdoor recreation organization, and a Finger Lakes Region not-for-for profit, among others.

When/Where:

Tuesday, November 15
9:30 - 10:15 a.m.
Press Availability with award recipients.
10:30 a.m. Awards Ceremony
Union College at College Park Hall
450 Nott St., Schenectady, NY 12308

Why: Since 2004, DEC's Environmental Excellence Awards have honored businesses, schools, municipalities, governments, and organizations for innovative efforts to address environmental and public health concerns.

For more information, contact DEC at awards@dec.ny.gov or (518) 402-9167. To register for the event, go to Eventbrite.

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