Dr. R. Peter Richards, City of Lorain Receive 2014 Ohio Lake Erie Awards
Ohio EPA Director, Craig Butler presents Dr. R. Peter Richards with the Individual Lake Erie Award
Ohio EPA Director, Craig Butler presents Lorain Chief of Staff Derek Feuerstein, left, and Storm Water Manager Kathryn Hoffmann, with the Organizational Lake Erie Award.
Dr. R. Peter Richards and the city of Lorain are the recipients of the 2014 Ohio Lake Erie Awards presented by the Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC). OLEC honors one person and one organization each year that have worked to protect and restore Lake Erie and its watershed. Since 1995, 19 individuals and organizations have been recognized for their stewardship.
“These award recipients have shown a great commitment to protecting and promoting Lake Erie and its watershed,” said Gail Hesse, executive director of OLEC. “We commend their efforts.”
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In honor of Ohio citizens and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to enhance our Great Lake.
In today's busy society, it takes special dedication to commit extra time toward a worthwhile cause. Each fall, one individual and one organization is selected for the Ohio Lake Erie Award.
OLEC honors one person and one organization each year that have worked to protect and restore Lake Erie and its watershed. Since 1995, the commission has awarded 19 individuals and 19 organizations for their stewardship.
Nominations are accepted throughout the year. Nominations are carefully reviewed and the winner is selected by the Ohio Lake Erie Commission.
2015 Ohio Lake Erie Award Nomination form: Click Here
Past Award Winners