Beaufort News

Deadline looms for Earth Day Award nominations

The deadline for the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control's third annual Earth Day Awards is Feb. 11.

The awards will be presented April 21 at the State Museum in Columbia. The competition is open to any individual, family, school, community, nonprofit organization, government or business. Projects and programs that help the environment that were implemented in 2010 are eligible.

Entries can be submitted via DHEC's website at