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Marlins-Rays Game First in Southeast to Go Green

Marlins-Rays Game First in Southeast to Go Green

MIAMI, Florida, June 24, 2008 (ENS) – The first carbon-neutral Major League Baseball game in the Southeast is taking place tonight between the Florida Marlins and the Tampa Bay Rays in Miami. The Florida Marlins offset greenhouse gas emissions created by fans attending the game as well as stadium operations. The carbon-neutral games takes place…

Philadelphia Phillies Lead Major Leagues in Green Power

Philadelphia Phillies Lead Major Leagues in Green Power

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, May 5, 2008 (ENS) – The Philadelphia Phillies have signed up to buy 20 million kilowatt hours of renewable energy to serve the ball club’s 43,500-seat Citizens Bank Park. With this purchase the team has become the largest green power purchaser in major league baseball. The Phillies’ purchase of 20 million kilowatt hours…

Red Sox Recognized for Greening Fenway Park

Red Sox Recognized for Greening Fenway Park

BOSTON, Massachusetts, April 25, 2008 (ENS) – Historic Fenway Park – home of the World Champion Boston Red Sox – is getting greener. The work to address environmental issues at the 96 year old baseball stadium has earned an “Environmental Merit Award” for excellence from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA. The award, presented by…

Washington Nationals Open First Green U.S. Ballpark

Washington Nationals Open First Green U.S. Ballpark

WASHINGTON, DC, March 29, 2008 (ENS) – When the Washington Nationals host the Atlanta Braves in Sunday’s nationally televised baseball season opener, they will play at the first green-built ballpark in the United States. Completed just in time for Opening Day, the new 41,000-plus seat Nationals Park is the first U.S. stadium to achieve environmental…