Governor to speak about ‘green’ Democratic convention |

Governor to speak about ‘green’ Democratic convention

DENVER (AP) ” Gov. Bill Ritter plans to unveil renewable energy and recycling programs for the Democratic National Convention at the Pepsi Center.

Ritter’s announcement Monday morning is part of an ongoing effort by city and convention officials to be environmentally friendly during the four-day August event. A spokesman for the company that owns the Pepsi Center says it will be the first sports arena in the country to operate completely on renewable energy through the wind energy they bought.

Kroenke Sports Enterprises spokesman Brian Kitts also says other initiatives will include a hybrid-only parking area and a “no idling zone” outside the arena.

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