First Four Pharmaceutical Plants Earn EPA'S ENERGY STAR

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

The EPA is recognizing the first four pharmaceutical plants to earn the ENERGY STAR for performing in the top 25% of energy performance nationwide. Compared to similar pharmaceutical plants across the country, these facilities on average use nearly 35% less energy and together prevent the equivalent of 40,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

The plants are:

  • Allergan's Waco, TX facility
  • AstraZeneca's Worcester, MA plant
  • AstraZeneca's Newark, DE plant
  • Schering-Plough's Cleveland, TN facility

EPA Press Release

More information on ENERGY STAR's Pharmaceutical Focus