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Clean Air Awards Winners – 1990 to 2014

Climate Change Mitigation

  • City of Richmond/MCE
  • ECOtality
  • GRID Alternatives
  • Specialty Solid Waste & Recycling
  • Yellow Cab Cooperative
  • Altamont Landfill
  • Solazyme
  • Shaklee Corporation
  • Alameda Power & Telcom, City of Alameda
  • Tim Higgs, Intel Corporation
  • Brent Newell, Center on Race, Poverty & the Environment
  • Sally Tomlinson and Sustainable Silicon Valley
  • ALZA Corporation

Leadership

  • Supervisor Eric Mar
  • Dan Shugar
  • The Cal Climate Action Partnership, University of California, Berkeley
  • Ken Yeager, Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Silicon Valley Leadership Group
  • Susan Frank, The Better World Group & The Diesel Rule Coalition
  • Stan Williams, Santa Clara Valley Water District
  • Ditching Dirty Diesel Collaborative
  • Senator Joseph Simitian
  • Spare the Air Free Morning Commute Partnership (BART-MTC-BAAQMD)
  • Milton Feldstein, Bay Area Air Quality Management District
  • Pacific Gas & Electric
  • 235 Pine Street, Building Design
  • Teresa Lee, Bay Area Air Quality Management District
  • IBM
  • Lockheed Martin Missiles & Space Company
  • Smith Kline Diagnostics
  • Intel Corporation
  • Steve Kirsch/Steven & Michelle Kirsch Foundation
  • Renee Dowlin, Oakland International Airport
  • Adam Browning & David Hochschild, The Vote Solar Initiative, SF
  • Sophie Maxwell, San Francisco Board of Supervisors
  • Karen Pierce, Bayview Hunters Point

Public Awareness/Education

  • Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference
  • Cyane Dandridge and the Marin School of Environmental Leadership
  • Larry Ames
  • Kirsch Center for Environmental Studies, De Anza College
  • Pic Walker, Alliance for Climate Education
  • Our City Forest
  • Cool the Earth
  • Lewis Harrison, SF Greasecycle, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
  • Nadine Alexis Weil, heartofgreen.org
  • Bayview Hunters Point Community Advocates, Communities for a Better Environment, Greenaction, Literacy for Environmental Justice, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Francisco Community Power and Southeast Advocates for Environmental Justice
  • Paul Rogers, San Jose Mercury-News
  • David Bonasera, ESP
  • Golden Gate Transit District
  • Peter Stein, KQED A Green Means
  • League of Women Voters
  • Bruce Parmenter, Electric Auto Association
  • Gary Richards, San Jose Mercury News – Mr. Roadshow
  • Frank Schiavo, San Jose State University, Environmental Professor
  • Donald R. Gillis, Electric Auto Association of San Jose
  • Young & Rubicam Advertising, RPM Division, San Francisco
  • Tom Ammiano, Board of Supervisors, San Francisco
  • Bay Area Transportation and Land Use Commission, Regional
  • Deb Hubsmith, Marin County Bicycle Coalition
  • Roberta Gonzales, KPIX CBS Channel 5 News
  • Our Children’s Earth & Jon Golinger, Proposition I

Public Health

  • Neil Klepeis, Stanford University
  • Bay Area Air Quality Management District
  • Dr. Anthony Iton – Alameda County Public Health Department

Technology/Research

  • Sol Inc. and Town of Discovery Bay
  • Adobe
  • Dennis Shusterman, MD, MPH
  • Dr. Shankar Prasad
  • SolarCity
  • Jack P. Broadbent & Kelly Wee
  • CODA Automotive
  • Ware Kuschner, MD
  • City of Berkeley & Mayor Tom Bates – Berkeley FIRST
  • Cleaire Advanced Emission Controls (2nd Award)
  • Tesla Motors
  • Roger Hooson, San Francisco International Airport
  • Dr. Stephen Schneider, Stanford University
  • Cleaire Advanced Emission Controls
  • Sonoma Technology, Inc.
  • Irwin Lachman
  • Jay Nadel, M.D., University of California, San Francisco
  • Homer Boushey, M.D., University of California, San Francisco
  • Gary Starr, U.S. Electricar
  • John Balmes, M.D., UCSF at San Francisco General Hospital
  • Michael Lipsett, M.D., California Environmental Protection Agency
  • Clean Choice, P.G. & E. Energy Services
  • Dr. Paul Blanc, M.D., Chief, Occupational & Environmental Health, University of California, SF
  • Pacific Gas & Electric Company
  • Robert Harrison, MD, HPH UCSF & California State Health Dept.
  • Catalytica Energy Systems, Mountain View
  • Norcal Waste Systems, Inc., Liquid Natural Gas Fueling Station, SF
  • Specialty Solid Waste & Recycling
  • Thomas Stoflet, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
  • Gina Solomon, MD, MPH
  • Calpine – The Geysers

Transportation

  • Bay Area Bike Share
  • Steven Grover and eLock Technologies
  • Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
  • Bob Garzee, Electronic Transportation Development Center
  • The California Cars Initiative
  • Peninsula Traffic Congestion Relief Alliance
  • Eyedin Zonobi – San Jose State University
  • Genentech
  • Kathryn Phillips, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Tom Dowling, Electric Auto Association
  • Robert Garzee, Synergy EV, Inc.
  • Yahoo! Commute Alternatives Program
  • GOFAST, Gunn High School Organization for Alternative, Safe Transportation
  • Richard Booth, Genentech
  • Rick Ruvolo, City and County of San Francisco
  • Craig Van Kessel, Applied Materials, Inc.; Terry Goblirsch, Applied Biosystems
  • Christine Lewman, Franklin Resources
  • Joan Moulthrop, City of Santa Rosa
  • Allana Bindi, 3Com Corporation, Santa Clara
  • Sarah Ward, Aetna US Healthcare, San Ramon
  • Ed Huestis, City of Vacaville
  • West County Transportation Agency Board of Directors, Sebastopol, CA
  • Susan Dietz, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, Santa Clara
  • Marin County’s Employee Commute Alternatives Program
  • Brodie Hamilton, Parking and Transportation Services, Stanford University
  • Dept. of the Environment, City & County of San Francisco

Green Buildings/Smart Growth

  • San Francisco Department of the Environment
  • U.S. Green Building Council, Northern California Chapter
  • Anthony Bernheim, AECOM Architecture
  • American Canyon High School
  • ClifBar & Company
  • Mrs. S. C. Huang and family, Orchard Hotels
  • First Community Housing
  • Dr. Karl N. Black, Milpitas Unified School District
  • Sibella Kraus, Sustainable Agriculture Education (SAGE)
  • Matt Gonsalves, COPCO
  • John Chapman, East Bay Community Foundation Livable Communities Initiative
  • Association of Bay Area Governments, Smart Growth Regional Livability Footprint Project
  • City of Dublin, CA

Clean Air Guardian

  • Douglas Paganelli, Ryan Elementary

Telecommunications Getting Off Road and On-Line

  • Stanford Research Institute
  • PeopleSoft, Inc.

Corporate Citizen

  • Bank of America Corporation

Lifetime Achievement in Air Quality

  • George Williams, Executive Director, American Lung Association of California, 1968-1990