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Eco-Friendly Celebrities, TV Shows Honored At Environmental Media Association Ceremony

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Honoree Matt Damon accepts the EMA Board of Directors Ongoing Commitment Award onstage during the 23rd Annual Environmental Media Awards. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Environmental Media Association) | Getty

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — TV's "House of Cards" and the movie "Promised Land" are being recognized for their eco-friendly messages.

The Netflix show and the Focus Features film were honored by the Environmental Media Association Saturday night at its 23rd annual awards presentation. The organization aims to channel the power of celebrity and media to promote sustainable behaviors and ecological awareness.

The HBO documentary "Gasland Part II" and reality show "VICE" also won awards, along with the ABC comedy "Last Man Standing" and Nickelodeon's "Nick News with Linda Ellerbee."

Matt Damon accepted the Ongoing Commitment award and Hayden Panetierre received the Futures award at the private event, held at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, Calif.

The HBO documentary "Gasland Part II" and reality show "VICE" also won awards, along with the ABC comedy "Last Man Standing" and Nickelodeon's "Nick News with Linda Ellerbee."

Matt Damon accepted the Ongoing Commitment award and Hayden Panetierre received the Futures award at the private event, held at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, Calif.

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