Nominations are being accepted through July 11, 2012. Triangle Business Journal's Clean & Green Awards will honor those in the Triangle who make efforts to incorporate environmentally sustainable and smart energy practices into their businesses and communities. By doing so, they show others how to strengthen the environmental health of our region. Triangle Business Journal will recognize individuals, businesses, government leaders and entities, and nonprofit organizations at an awards event. A special focus section will be published in Triangle Business Journal on Sept. 14, 2012. Work or projects completed from June 2011 to June 2012 will be considered. The two major categories are General Awards and Green Building Awards. To be considered, companies must have operations in at least one of 13 counties that comprise the Triangle region: Chatham, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Harnett, Johnston, Lee, Moore, Orange, Person, Vance, Wake, and Warren. For more information, visit TBJnominations.com or TBJevents.com.