For the ninth consecutive year, the Arbor Day Foundation, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection State Forestry Service and the National Association of State Foresters have recognized Atlantic City Electric as a Tree Line USA utility for ensuring proper tree pruning and vegetation management, employee training, tree planting, public education, and for having a tree-based energy conservation program.
Senior Staff Forester Matthew Simons (right) and Senior Public Affairs Manager Ronnie Town accepted the award on behalf of the company.
Simons was recognized for his work on the New Jersey Community Forestry Council to advance community forestry in New Jersey and for his leadership with Atlantic City Electric in utility forestry through implementing the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree Line USA® standards. The New Jersey Green Community Achievement Awards recognize individuals or groups whose outstanding efforts have greatly contributed to the field of urban and community forestry.
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