By Staff Reports
(Victorville)– The Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District is now accepting nominations for its 2012-2013 Exemplar Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions toward the prevention or control of air pollution in the Mojave Desert.
Eligible candidates include local businesses, industries, schools, organizations and individuals which have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to clean air through the development of voluntary air pollution reduction and/or prevention programs. Nominated entities must be located within the regulatory air agency’s boundaries – which encompass the High Desert portion of San Bernardino County and Riverside County’s Palo Verde Valley. Nominated individuals must reside within the MDAQMD’s boundaries. Candidates may be self-nominated or nominated by a second party.
Nominations must be postmarked or received at MDAQMD offices by 5:00 P.M on Friday, August 23. The Exemplar Award will be presented in association with National Pollution Prevention Week, September 16 through 20, 2013. The Nomination Packet is available online on www.mdaqmd.ca.gov or by calling the MDAQMD at (760) 245-1661.