Boating Clean and Green Program Awards

 

The Boating Clean and Green Program staff received the 2010 national Environmental Leadership Award by the BoatUS Foundation and the 2011 the Pollution Prevention Award provided by the Department of Toxic Substances Control and CalRecycle.


From Left to Right: Linda Bendsen (Recreational Boaters of California) and Vivian Matuk (Boating Clean and Green Program)


The BOATING CLEAN AND GREEN PROGRAM
received the 2008 BoatUS Environmental Leadership Commendation.

 

KEEP THE DELTA CLEAN PROGRAM
received nine San Francisco Estuary Project awards

The Keep the Delta Clean. You Play in it. You Drink it too! Program, led by Contra Costa County Watershed Program and developed and implemented in partnership with the California Coastal Commission and the Division of Boating and Waterways received nine 2005 Outstanding Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP) Implementation Project awards from the San Francisco Estuary Project.

The nine awards were given to each partnering agency, the five pilot marinas (Bethel Harbor, Discovery Bay Yacht Harbor, Lauritzen Yacht Harbor, Lazy M Marina and Sugar Barge Marina) and the Dockwalkers program . Visit the Keep the Delta Clean Program section for more information about this program.
 


Photo by: Juan Ochoa
From Left to Right: Eugenie Van Schoten (Dockwalker), Fran Abbott (Dockwalker), Vivian Matuk (California Coastal Commission), Chris Lauritzen (Lauritzen Yacht Harbor), Tonya Redfield (Contra Costa County Public Works), Jamie Bolt (Bethel Harbor), Jennie McClay (Contra Costa County Public Works) and David Johnson (California Division of Boating and Waterways)
 




THE BOATING CLEAN AND GREEN CAMPAIGN
receives the
2004 Excellence Program Award

The California Coastal Commission’s Boating Clean and Green Campaign was awarded with the 2004 Excellence Program Award given by the Cal/EPA’s Household Hazardous Waste/Used Oil Program conducted by the California Integrated Waste Management Board.  Cal/EPA’s Household Hazardous Waste/Used Oil Program awards are held annually to recognize local programs engaged in pollution prevention, hazard reduction, and waste stream toxicity reduction and recycling. The categories include: Togetherness Award, Outstanding Rural Program Award, Program Innovation Award, Program Innovation Award, Program Excellence Award, Outstanding Personal Service Award, Outstanding Personal Service Award, Outstanding Personal Service Award, Best New E-Waste Program Award Most Unique E-Waste Program Award, and the Honorable Mention Award.        

The Excellence Program Award recognizes a model, outstanding program that addresses household, used oil and CESQG (Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators) hazardous waste management at the local level and promotes pollution prevention and the reduction of hazardous components in municipal waste streams.

Photo of Miriam Gordon receiving the 2004 Excellence Program Award from Steve Hernandez at the Used Oil and Hazardous Waste Conference in Sacramento on March 25, 2004
Photo by:  Kristen Yee
Miriam Gordon receiving the 2004 Excellence Program Award from Steve Hernandez at the Used Oil and Hazardous Waste Conference in Sacramento on March 25, 2004

The Boating Clean and Green Campaign was recognized with the Excellence Program Award.  The campaign has been a comprehensive program in motivating positive behavior changes for clean boating and protection of the environment.  Miriam Gordon, Program Manager from 1997 to 2004,  accepted the award from the California Integrated Waste Management Board Steve Hernandez, Supervising Integrated Waste Management Specialist, at the Statewide Annual Used Oil Recycling and Household Hazardous Waste Training and Conference in Sacramento on March 25, 2004.

 

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