The Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Blue Skies Awards.

These awards recognize individuals, organizations, businesses and local governments who are doing exemplary work to improve air quality in central Alberta. The awards recognize achievements in:

  • Innovation and application of technology to reduce energy use and air pollution;
  • Environmental protection activities that reduce air pollution, conserve energy or protect environmental health;
  • Public education and outreach activities that reduce air pollution to protect and promote a healthy environment.

The public is encouraged to nominate individuals, groups, local governments, businesses and industries in Central Alberta that they feel are worthy of such awards. Nominations are easy to fill out and can be found at Deadline for nominations is May 4 and should be sent to [email protected].

“We are excited to present the Blue Skies Awards again this year. They recognize those who are making an impact on our air quality in central Alberta, and helping maintain a quality of life that is the envy of many,” said Executive Director Kevin Warren.

Award winners will be recognized at a luncheon event at the Sheraton Red Deer Hotel on Clean Air Day, June 6, 2018. Tickets can be purchased, for $15, by emailing [email protected].

For more information about the Blue Skies Awards and the June 6 presentation, go to www.pamz.orgor contact Kevin Warren at (403) 862-7046.