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Earth 8 Eco Ambassador Award

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - The people have spoken and there is a winner in this year’s Earth 8 Eco Ambassador People's Choice Award. Congratulations to Art FORM.

This is an honor that also carries with it a $25,000 first place prize from SDG&E.

CBS News 8 viewers were asked to vote for their favorite among eight environmental non-profit organizations that exemplified environmental stewardship, innovation and responsibility.

Both SDG&E and the San Diego River Park Foundation hosted the campaign to build environmental awareness by educating and engaging San Diegans on these 8 innovative programs that positively impact the region.

Pedro Villegas, Community Relations Director SDG&E, joined CBS News 8 This Morning to announce the winner, along with Rob Hutsell the Executive Director of the San Diego River Park Foundation.

WATCH the above video for the check presentation.

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