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Press Release

Alabama State Parks Announces Energy Efficiency Project

December 30, 2010

Media Advisory

Date: January 6, 2011

Time: 10 a.m.

Event: Alabama State Parks Groundbreaking for Energy Efficiency Project with Johnson Controls

Location: Oak Mountain State Park Office, 200 Terrace Dr., Pelham, Ala., 35124

Officials with Alabama State Parks and Johnson Controls will break ground on a new energy efficiency project that includes upgrades for six state Parks: Oak Mountain, Joe Wheeler, Lake Guntersville, DeSoto, Cheaha and Lakepoint.

The comprehensive energy program is anticipated to save Alabama State Parks more than $9.1 million over 15 years.

The following are scheduled to be present at the event: 

  • Conservation Commissioner Barnett Lawley
  • Assistant Conservation Commissioner Hobbie Sealy
  • Alabama State Parks Director Mark Easterwood
  • Regional Vice President & General Manager Christopher Markert, Johnson Controls
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) promotes wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of Alabama’s natural resources through five divisions: Marine Police, Marine Resources, State Parks, State Lands, and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries. To learn more about ADCNR, visit www.outdooralabama.com.
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