BOARDMAN -- The ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston potato plant in Boardman was recognized for leadership in sustainable energy practices.
The plant was named a finalist for the Oregon Leaders Award in the Strategic Energy Management Practices category. The awards are presented annually to recognize industrial businesses in Oregon that demonstrate leadership in the pursuit of energy efficiency.
"I couldn't be more proud of the work at our Boardman plant, and the recognition employees have earned," said Rick Gardner, senior director of manufacturing for ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston. "This award comes on the heels of the Boardman plant earning Energy Star certification from the U.S. EPA."
The Oregon Leaders Awards are presented by the Oregon Department of Energy in collaboration with Energy Trust of Oregon, Bonneville Power Administration and Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance.