Texas’ Highest Environmental Honor
The Texas Environmental Excellence Awards honor achievements in environmental preservation and protection, encourage Texans to initiate like-minded projects, and reinforce a spirit of environmental stewardship. Since 1993, the Office of the Governor and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality have recognized more than 250 successful environmental projects and efforts.
The TCEQ is currently accepting applications for the 2019 TEEA. This year, there is a new category, Environmental Educator of the Year, that comes with a $2,500 donation to the winner’s school/organization provided by Waste Management of Texas, Inc. To apply for an award visit the TEEA website. The application period closes September 28, 2018.