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SCOG Honors Port of Skagit for Energy Conservation Efforts

Burlington -- The Skagit Council of Governments' Resource Conservation Management Program issued several awards at its recent Quarterly Meeting in Burlington to recognize good energy conservation efforts and accomplishments in 2009.

The Port of Skagit was one of seven jurisdictions recognized for achieving a reduction in gross energy usage, measured in BTUs, in facilities they own and operate for 2009 versus 2008.

A Special Recognition Certificate was presented by Kelley Moldstad, SCOG Executive Director, and Ric Boge, SCOG Resource Conservation Manager to 2009 Outstanding “Conservation Champion” Sara Young, Manager of Planning and Environmental Services at the Port of Skagit, for promoting conservation at work.

The SCOG RCM Program is collaborative effort by nine local jurisdictions to contain utility costs and reduce utility use, especially energy utilities, in facilities they own and operate.

If you are a reporter seeking information about the Port of Skagit, please call Andrew Entrikin, community outreach administrator, at 360-757-0011 or email