Aquarion seeking environmental standouts

 The Aquarion Water Company is looking for nominees for its 2014 Environmental Excellence awards.

Awards are given to adults, teenagers, non-profit organizations, small businesses and large business for their environmental advocacy and stewardship  Nominations can be made for efforts to protect or improve Connecticut’s natural resources.

The deadline for nominations is May 7, 2014.  Self-nominations and renominations are welcome. More information is available at and

Aquarion will honor winners on June 7, 2014 at  Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport.  U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal.  Awards will be on hand to give out the awards, which include a $1,000 award for the student winner and $2,500 contributions to environmental non-profit organizations selected by the other winners.