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Fairmont Reduces CO2 Emissions by 8.4%

Over the last few years, Fairmont has identified and implemented a number of key initiatives to help reduce its carbon footprint. These have included the creation of an internal framework to track, monitor and report on key energy and carbon data, 

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Campus Trees Shed CO2 Emissions, Energy Costs

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A study recently found that the campus 200,000 trees reduce carbon dioxide emissions produced by UCSDs cogeneration plant, which supplies electricity campuswide by nearly 10,000 tons per year, and cut energy costs by $2.2 million.

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Southwest Airlines Saves Millions on Fuel and Reduces CO2 Emissions with Pratt & Whitney EcoPower(R) Engine Wash

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DALLAS, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — MRO Americas — Southwest Airlines has performed nearly 1,500 Pratt & Whitney EcoPower engine washes since July 2006, saving more than 9 million gallons of fuel worth $12.5 million and reducing its CO2 emissions by nearly 90,000 metric tons. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) , the nation’s largest carrier in terms of domestic passengers, currently serves 65 cities in 33 states.

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