For Immediate Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 22, 2016) -Pepco employees across
the region have volunteered to improve the quality of life in their communities
through participation in 2016 Earth Day activities.
Workers from Pepco are cleaning
rivers, teaching children and adults about environmentalism and sharing
resources about marshlands and bird habitats, among other activities.
The Earth Day
events today mark the 46th anniversary of the day of service and
coincide with actions across the country including those by our sister companies
of Pepco Holdings to raise awareness of environmental issues.
"I am proud of my
coworkers who have volunteered their personal time for a wide variety of events
throughout the month of April to help protect our environment," said Wes
McNealy, director Environmental, Health and Safety.
of Pepco, Delmarva Power and Atlantic City Electric are contributing to local
watershed and beach cleanup efforts, and are keeping the spirit of Earth Day
alive by disseminating important information about maintaining a healthy
environment," McNealy added.
In recent years, Pepco workers have
volunteered hundreds of hours of service in a range of community organizations.
Some Earth Day volunteer activities and events include: