Cut Carbon as Cap-and-Trade Looms: Retailer

In anticipation of federal legislation that will establish a cap-and-trade system to reduce the production of greenhouse gas emissions, food retailers should assess their carbon footprint and their level of energy efficiency, said a Safeway executive. While you're waiting for legislation to come, you'll want to see where you are, advised Cathy Ikeuchi, manager of energy operations

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — In anticipation of federal legislation that will establish a cap-and-trade system to reduce the production of greenhouse gas emissions, food retailers should assess their carbon footprint and their level of energy efficiency, said a Safeway executive.

“While you're waiting for legislation to come, you'll want to see where you are,” advised Cathy Ikeuchi, manager of energy operations for Safeway, Pleasanton, Calif., in a presentation here last week during

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