Don’t forget to apply for the U.S. EPA’s President’s Environmental Youth Award by December 31, 2012. This program honors environmental projects from students in grades K-12 who have worked to promote environmental awareness. Winning projects have included community recycling movements and environmental awareness campaigns.
Is your project innovative and does it have long-term environmental benefits on the local community? Tell us about the creative way you have helped protect the environment and visit http://www.epa.gov/peya to apply by December 31, 2012.
Shelby Egan is a student volunteer in the EPA’s Air and Radiation Division in Region 5, and is currently obtaining her Master’s degree in Urban Planning and Policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She has a passion for protecting natural resources, cities she’s never been to and cooking any recipe by The Pioneer Woman.
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