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Earth Day Picture Submissions

Earth Day Picture and Haiku Submission Website


Thank you for participating in the Earth Day Photo and Haiku Contest!

As we explained in our contest flyer, please note that with your submission, you are granting the Government, including DOE’s Office of Sustainable Environmental Stewardship, and persons acting on their behalf, permission to use, edit, publish, and display your photo for Government purposes in any promotional notices, reports, posters, and Government websites. If there are minors (under 18 years of age) or any other individuals in the photo, by making the submission you grant, or warrant that you have obtained, permission for such individuals’ image and likeness to be used by the Government as described above.


You also represent that, to the best of your knowledge, the photo is original to you, does not infringe upon any copyright, proprietary right, or any other right whatsoever of any party, and that you have made no agreements inconsistent with this permission. You further represent that, to the best of your knowledge, your photo contains no matter that is scandalous, obscene, libelous, or otherwise contrary to law.


You further grant to DOE a perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide, royalty-free, non-exclusive License with the right to copy and publish your haiku in any medium and with or without additional imagery or other haiku for non-commercial purposes. You also represent that the haiku is your original work, does not infringe upon any copyright, proprietary right, or any other right whatsoever of any party, and that you have made no agreements inconsistent with this permission.