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Opportunities: 2012 EPA National Award for Smart Growth Achievement

ASLA’s Opportunities and Events page provides users with the latest information on everything from conferences and meetings to calls for papers, requests for qualifications, consulting opportunities, and competitions. Below, the Environmental Protection Agency opens the submission process for its smart-growth award.

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Application Period Now Open
Deadline April 6, 2012
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The Environmental Protection Agency is pleased to announce that the application period for the 11th annual National Award for Smart Growth Achievement is now open. This competition is open to public- and private-sector entities that have successfully used smart-growth principles to improve communities environmentally, socially, and economically. Winners will be recognized at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., in December 2012.

There is only one application form for all three categories listed below.

  • Programs and Policies
  • Equitable Development
  • Main Street or Corridor Revitalization.

In addition, the review panel will choose an Overall Excellence winner from those that apply in these three categories.

Application deadline: April 6, 2012.

Public-sector winners will receive one complementary registration to the New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in 2013. EPA will film short videos of the winning projects, which will be shown at the awards ceremony in 2012 and the New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in 2013 and posted on the EPA smart growth website.

All entries must be submitted using the application form. The application can be submitted by either a public-sector or private-sector entity, but all applications must include a public-sector partner. The official award guidelines and entry form can be found here:

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