New Jersey is once again encouraging the state’s environmental, academic, business, science, government, nonprofit, and youth leaders to submit nominations for its annual Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards (GEEA). Recognizing outstanding environmental performance, projects, and programs throughout New Jersey, the award honors individuals, businesses, institutions, communities, organizations, educators, youth, and others for substantial contributions to environmental protection in the state. The award program is sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust (NJEIT), and the New Jersey Corporation for Advanced Technology, in partnership with the New Jersey League of Municipalities. Deadline for submitting 2017 applications is September 29, 2017. Click here for more information.