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TUESDAY: EPA to Present Sprouts Farmers Market in Dunwoody, Ga with GreenChill Certification

Release Date: 07/14/2014
Contact Information: Dawn Harris Young, (404) 562-8421 (Direct), (404) 562-8400 (Main), harris-young.dawn@epa.gov

ATLANTA – On Tuesday, July 15, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Heather McTeer Toney will deliver remarks and award GreenChill Platinum-Level Store Certification, the highest level of certification, to Sprouts Farmers Market in Dunwoody, Ga. Regional Administrator Toney will recognize the store for responding to President Obama’s Climate Action Plan by eliminating the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a potent class of greenhouse gases. The event will take place during the market’s pre-grand opening events.

WHO:
Heather McTeer Toney, EPA Regional Administrator

WHAT:
Remarks and Presentation of GreenChill Platinum-Level Store Certification Plaque

WHEN:
Tuesday, July 15, from 3:30 – 4 p.m.

WHERE:
Sprouts Farmers Market
2480 Mount Vernon Road Dunwoody, GA

GreenChill is an EPA Partnership with food retailers to reduce refrigerant emissions and decrease their impact on the ozone layer and climate change. The innovative refrigeration system in this supermarket does not use ozone depleting or hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerant. For more information on the GreenChill Partnership, please visit the EPA’s website at http://www2.epa.gov/greenchill.

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