Iowa Governors Environmental Excellence Awards
(Des Moines) -- Four entities from Plymouth County were recognized and honored Thursday during the Governor's Environmental Excellence Awards. The city of Le Mars, Van's Sanitation and Recycling, and Plymouth County Solid Waste Agency were honored with the Special Recognition in Waste Management, Department of Natural Resources Deputy Director, Bruce Trautman announced the honorees.
(Governor Branstad and Lt. Governor Reynolds stand with Le Mars City officials, Directors and staff of the Plymouth County Solid Waste Agency, and owners of the Van's Sanitary and Recycling.)
The Plymouth County Chapter of Pheasants Forever were honored with the Water Quality Award.
(DNR Director, Chuck Gipp, Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds, and Governor Branstad present an award for Water Quality to members of the Plymouth County Pheasants Forever.)
Governor Branstad points to the people of Plymouth County as being progressive-minded when dealing with environmental issues and says other counties and communities can follow Plymouth County's example.
(Governor Branstad and Lt. Governor Reynolds stand with the owners of Van's Sanitary and Recycling.)
The governor was also complimentary of the efforts by the Plymouth County chapter of Pheasants Forever.
(Governor Branstad and Lt. Governor Reynolds with members of the Plymouth County Pheasants Forever.)
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