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Freeport-McMoRan Wins Product Stewardship Award for Safety

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Freeport-McMoRan was honored with a Product Stewardship Award from BNSF Railway for the safe transportation of hazardous materials by rail in 2018.

BNSF Railway and Keep Chicago Beautiful Partner to Reopen Closed Playgrounds at Manuel Perez Jr. Elementary School, Benefiting Students and the Community

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Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup national sponsor BNSF Railway and Keep Chicago Beautiful joined with Chicago Public School District leaders, city and state elected officials, and local community organizations to dedicate two newly transformed playgrounds at Manuel Perez Jr. Elementary School in the heart of the Pilsen Historic District of the Lower West Side community of Chicago.  

Keep America Beautiful Launches 2016 Great American Cleanup; Encourages Family and Friends to ‘#cleanYOURblock’

Nation’s Largest Annual Community Improvement Program Expected to Engage More Than 5 Million Volunteers and Participants to Take Action to Clean, Restore and Renew America’s Cities and Towns
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., March 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that envisions a country where every community is a green, clean and beautiful place to live, today announced the launch of the 2016 Great American Cleanup. Entering its 18th year, the Great American Cleanup is the country’s largest community improvement program.

Keep America Beautiful Rallies Grassroots Volunteers for Great American Cleanup Earth Day Events Nationwide

Country’s Largest Community Improvement Program Educates and Inspires New Generation of Community Stewards
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that builds and sustains clean, green and beautiful communities, will rally thousands of volunteers at events across America on and around Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22, as part of its annual Great American Cleanup. In its 17th year, the Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup is the country’s largest community improvement program that benefits more than 20,000 communities each spring.

Hey America, You Clean Up Nice! Keep America Beautiful Launches 2015 Great American Cleanup, Nation’s Largest Community Improvement Program

Annual Campaign Begins in More Than 20,000 Communities with 4 Million Volunteers and Participants Taking Action to Clean, Restore and Renew America’s Cities and Towns
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 18, 2015, /3BL Media/ — Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that builds and sustains clean, green and beautiful communities, announced today the launch of the 2015 Great American Cleanup. Entering its 17th year, the Great American Cleanup is the country’s largest community improvement program that kicks off in more than 20,000 communities each spring.

BNSF Issues First Report Based on Global Reporting Initiative G4 Guidelines

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BNSF Railway recently released its first sustainability report based on the Global Reporting Initiative’s G4 guidelines. This report addresses material issues important to BNSF stakeholders and its business.      

New Idle-Reduction Technology on BNSF Locomotives Helps to Improve Air Quality, Conserve Fuel in Washington State

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BNSF Railway, in partnership with Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency (Spokane Clean Air) and HOTSTART, is retrofitting 11 locomotives with HOTSTART idle-reduction technology to reduce emissions and conserve fuel in Washington. The pool of locomotives will operate out of the BNSF rail yards in Spokane, Wash. and Pasco, Wash.

Railroad Leaders Come Together to Address Sustainability

Norfolk Southern, BNSF Railway, and GE Transportation host 3-day discussion with industry leaders
Press Release

Fort Worth, TX, Sep 02, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Norfolk Southern , BNSF Railway and GE Transportation are partnering to address sustainability in the rail industry.

BNSF's David Smith Awarded 2014 Professional Environmental Excellence Award

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The Association of American Railroads (AAR) recently awarded the 2014 Professional Environmental Excellence Award, which is the highest honor for environmental professionals in the railroad industry, to BNSF Railway Manager of Environmental Remediation David Smith.  

The award, which recognizes an individual who has demonstrated outstanding performance in environmental awareness and responsibility during the year, was presented at the annual Railroad Environmental Conference at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

BNSF Recognized as a Top Veteran-Friendly Company

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BNSF Railway recently received a 2014 Best of The Best award from U.S. Veterans Magazine for being rated one of the top veteran-friendly companies in the country. 

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