• Arbor Day Foundation Honors Atlantic City Electric

    Apr 23, 2010

    Utility Named a “Tree Line USA Utility”

    MAYS LANDING, N.J .Atlantic City Electric has been named for the fifth year, by the Arbor Day Foundation, as a Tree Line USA Utility for its practices in protecting and enhancing local forests.

    The Tree Line USA program is sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with individual state forestry agencies and honors utilities that take great measures to provide quality tree care. It recognizes utilities that meet these requirements:

    •  Operates a program of quality tree care;
    • Trains workers annually in quality tree care practices; and 
    •  Implements a tree planting and public education program.

    “ Trees are vital to the communities we serve,” said Vince Maione, Atlantic City Electric Region President. “Atlantic City Electric is proud to receive this award and applauds its employees and customers for working together to protect our environment.”

    The Arbor Day foundation, a nonprofit education organization, is dedicated to tree planting and environmental stewardship. Tree Line USA utilities include both investor-owned and public providers who have demonstrated commitment to public education, tree planting and quality care.

    Additional information can be found at www.atlanticcityelectric.com/energy/environment/planting.

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    Atlantic City Electric, a public utility owned by Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), provides safe, reliable and affordable regulated electric delivery services to more than 547,000 customers in southern New Jersey.