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Saints New Ballpark Greenest in the Land?

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoThe St. Paul Saints (Indy Pro, American Association) are billing brand-new CHS Field as the “Greenest Ballpark in America.”  And while they may get an argument or two from any number of stadiums — including the big-league ballyard at the other end of the Green Line — they make a good case.  Read more here.  Speaking of CHS Field, read about the Saints’ $42.7 billion, Fortune 100 ballpark naming rights partner here.

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Saints, Ecolab Team Up for Ballark Sustainability

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoPRESS RELEASE – CHS Field, home of the St. Paul Saints, was designed to be the “Greenest Ballpark in America,” with sustainability a key focus throughout construction. Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, signed on today as the founding partner of the ballpark’s environmentally responsible initiatives. Continue reading

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Sustainability Project to Begin at Cheney Stadium

Tacoma Rainiers LogoPhase II of the Cheney Stadium Sustainable Stormwater Project will begin as soon as the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers (Pacific Coast League) wrap up their season on Sept. 2.   Over the fall, crews will install more porous asphalt in the parking lot, a large rain garden (called a bioretention facility), pervious concrete sidewalks,  and 2.5 acres of landscaping with 263 shade trees.  Read more here.

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Loons Launch New Sustainability Goals

PRESS RELEASE – The Great Lakes Loons and Dow Diamond have teamed up with corporate partners The Dow Chemical Company and Dow Corning Corporation to enhance sustainability practices across all aspects of the organization. The Loons announced today an ambitious goal to reduce total energy use, water use, and waste by 50% by the year 2020. Continue reading

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MLB Participates in White House Sports and Sustainability Forum

PRESS RELEASE – Representatives from Major League Baseball participated in a “Sports and Sustainability” discussion held by the White House earlier today. Continue reading

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