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Goldman Prize winners meet with EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson

The 2010 Goldman Prize recipients met with US EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson at EPA headquarters in Washington, DC. Each prize winner had the opportunity to discuss their specific environmental work with her, and she provided insight into how her administration would be tackling some key issues in the coming months.

USEPA Photo by Eric Vance

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Goldman Prize Winners meet Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi in Washington, DC

Following the Goldman Prize ceremony in San Francisco, the 2010 recipients took off for meetings and events in Washington, DC, including the annual Congressional Luncheon on Capitol Hill hosted by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Earth Day.

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Prize recipients celebrate at the San Francisco Ceremony

On April 19, the Goldman Prize winners were awarded the 2010 Prize before a 3000-person audience at the San Francisco War Memorial Opera House. Highlights included an address by Douglas Goldman, performances by Senegalese star Baaba Maal, and master of ceremonies duties masterfully handled by actor and environmentalist Peter Coyote. Have a look at some of the photos from this year's San Francisco Goldman Environmental Prize ceremony:

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Announcing the 2010 Goldman Prize recipients

Representing a diverse selection of regions and environmental issues, this year's Goldman Prize recipients are leaders whose critical work is being recognized on the global stage. Learn about each recipient by clicking the links below.

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Maria Gunnoe ('09) on the tragic WV coal mine explosion and Massey Energy's safety violations

Maria Gunnoe appeared on today's episode of Democracy Now to provide an on-the-ground perspective on the Massey Energy mine explosion that killed at least 25 workers.

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