Clearing the Air at Bush Airport

Introducing Ecopark

Chief Executive Officer G. Steven Farris will introduce this latest contribution to the city of Houston’s Green Initiative, during a news briefing from 8:00 a.m. -8:30 a.m. They will also discuss the new CNG fueling station to be constructed by Clean Energy and Apache Corporation, then donated to the city of Houston to support the fueling needs of the fleet, and how the new busses will dramatically reduce greenhouse gases and particulate matter at the airport.

WHO: Mayor Annise Parker, Director of Aviation Mario Diaz, Apache Corporation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, G. Steven Farris, New South Parking, Clean Energy.

WHAT: News briefing and unveiling of eco-friendly compressed natural gas powered bus prototypes for the new ecopark facility at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. WHEN: Friday, April 1, 2011, 8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.

WHERE: Houston City Hall -front steps, 901 Bagby Street WHY: This unique collaboration between the public sector and the private sector energy giant Apache Corporation – a leading producer of natural gas in North America – will contribute momentum toward the goal of making Houston among the top environmentally sensitive cities in the United States. The CNG powered buses are expected to dramatically reduce airport bus emissions in the form of particulate matter and greenhouse gases.

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