Shea-Porter Congratulates New Hampshire U.S. EPA Environmental Achievement Award Recipients

Shea-Porter Congratulates New Hampshire U.S. EPA Environmental Achievement Award Recipients

 

Washington D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter congratulated the New Hampshire recipients of the U.S. EPA Environmental Achievement Award.

 

“I want to thank and congratulate our local New Hampshire leaders for receiving these distinguished awards from the Environmental Protection Agency,” said Congresswoman Shea-Porter. “These environmental heroes dedicated their lives to protecting and preserving New Hampshire’s resources and its natural beauty.”

 

New Hampshire residents who were recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Environmental Merit Award include:

 

H. Meade Cadot: Dr. H. Meade Cadot dedicated a career of 38 years to the Harris Center for Conservation Education in Hancock, NH.

 

David S. Chase (posthumous): David Chase, who died in November, is being recognized for the extraordinary work he did for the NH Radon Program over 17 years working for the NH Department of Environmental Services (NHDES).

 

Carol R. Foss: During three decades working at NH Audubon, Carol Foss was a pioneer in wildlife protection.

 

Robert W. Varney: As the longest-serving regional administrator and the top environmental official in New England, Mr. Varney was responsible for taking on high profile initiatives associated with climate change, energy efficiency and renewables, homeland security and preparedness, clean air and safe drinking water, Superfund and Brownfields cleanup and redevelopment, environmental justice and healthy communities, and the restoration of rivers, lakes, and coastal areas.