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EPA Blue Ribbon Water Quality Trading Leadership Awards Program

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This awards program, which occurred in 2007, recognized water quality trading efforts that have achieved or are anticipated to achieve environmental and economic benefits. It accomplished several goals:

  • Encouraged exemplary efforts
  • Promoted water quality trading by creating a network of water quality trading leaders
  • Provided national recognition to award recipients

Federal Register notice announcing 2007 Blue Ribbon Water Quality Trading Awards - Call for Nominations (published on Nov. 20, 2006) | PDF (2 pp, 81K)

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Evaluation Criteria

Water News Brief on Awards Program - 12/08/06

EPA Region 1 Press Release Announcing "Connecticut Water Quality Trading Program Awarded First EPA ‘Blue Ribbon’ Award" - 10/29/07


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