Craig Butler, Ohio EPA director, awards the GM Powertrain Plant in Toledo, Ohio plant the state's highest award for environmental stewardship, the Encouraging Environmental Excellence Gold-level Award, at the plant on August 17, 2015. The company has created a 27% improvement in energy efficiency. The plant has installed new lighting, added solar panels, and implemented energy-saving in parts washing, among other projects. In addition, it has reduced its contribution to the local landfill to zero and uses energy generated from a Michigan methane plant for 20 % of its energy needs.
The Blade/Jetta Fraser
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