Each year, NRCM presents its Environmental Award to a few individuals or groups who have gone to great lengths to protect Maine’s environment. The awards were presented in conjunction with our annual meeting, held this year on October 16, 2013 at the University of Southern Maine.
Full award citations are available by clicking on the award winner’s name below.
2013 NRCM Environmental Award Winners
Paul Bisulca of Oxford, Environmental Award, for exceptional efforts to reopen the St. Croix River to alewives.
Tar sands activists from Casco, Harrison, Otisfield, South Portland, and Waterford, Environmental Award, for their hard work defending against the risks to air, land, and water by leading efforts in their communities to pass a municipal resolution in opposition to sending tar sands through Maine’s crude oil pipeline.
Thanks But No Tank of Searsport, People’s Choice Award for exceptional efforts mobilizing and engaging citizens to protect Searsport and surrounding coastal communities from potential harm posed by a proposed LPG tank and terminal.
To learn about past years’ NRCM Environmental Award winners, click here.