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GLIN==> DEADLINE NEARS FOR 2002 OHIO LAKE ERIE AWARD NOMINATIONS



News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 6, 2002

DEADLINE NEARS FOR 2002 OHIO LAKE ERIE AWARD NOMINATIONS
Nominations for the 2002 Ohio Lake Erie Awards are being accepted through 
August 15, 2002 by the Ohio Lake Erie Commission. The annual awards 
recognize one Ohio citizen and one organization for their commitment to the 
preservation and enhancement of Lake Erie.
Nomination forms are available from the Ohio Lake Erie Commission in Toledo 
at 419-245-2514 or through the commission's web site at 
www.epa.state.oh.us/oleo . Winners will be announced in the fall.
Established in 1995, the Ohio Lake Erie Awards honor those citizens and 
organizations that have worked diligently to enhance Ohio's Great Lake. In 
the years since, seven individuals and seven organizations have been 
recognized for their stewardship of this important natural resource. 
 Nominating a person or organization for the award is a way of providing 
special appreciation to those who work to improve Lake Erie and support the 
goals of the Lake Erie Protection Fund.
The director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources chairs the Ohio 
Lake Erie Commission. Additional commission members include the directors 
of the departments of transportation, development, health, agriculture and 
the environmental protection agency. The commission was created to preserve 
Lake Erie's natural resources, enhance its water quality and promote 
economic development in the region.

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For further information contact:
Ohio Lake Erie Commission Office
(419) 245-2514



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