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Wednesday, January 16, 2008
GOV. RITTER APPLAUDS SAFEWAY FLEET CONVERSION TO BIODIESEL
Gov.Bill Rittertoday applauded Safeway's conversion of its national trucking fleet to cleaner-burning biodiesel and its new partnership with Colorado-based Blue Sun, which will provide fuel for Safeway'sDenverregional distribution center.
"The future of our country depends on the private sector and companies like Safeway demonstrating leadership around how we consume energy," Gov. Ritter said. "Safeway's decision and its partnership with Blue Sun is another example of how we are building a New Energy Economy here inColoradoand across the nation.
"Safeway is demonstrating a very real corporate commitment to the New Energy Economy, to the environment and to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. This is a great example of private industry taking a sustainable approach to business operations – a sustainable approach that's good for our economic security, our environmental security and our energy security.