Entergy’s month of environmental volunteerism focuses on sustainability
BATON ROUGE, La. – As part of a month
of company volunteerism events focused on the environment, employees of Entergy
Gulf States Louisiana, L.L.C. are devoting their time, efforts and talents to
help protect and promote Louisiana as the “sportsman’s paradise” at the 28th
annual National Hunting and Fishing Day Outdoor Festival on Saturday, Sept. 22.
Sponsored by the Louisiana Department
of Wildlife and Fisheries, the event is at the Waddill Wildlife Refuge, 4142 N.
Flannery Road in Baton Rouge. The daylong occasion is part of a national effort
to inform and educate citizens on natural resource conservation and to encourage
families to spend more time outside. Entergy employee volunteers will assist
with activities, including canoeing, skeet shooting, archery, wildlife exhibits,
a children’s fishing rodeo, seafood and wild game tasting booths and other
“Hunting and Fishing Day is about
taking steps as a community, as families and as individuals to learn about,
better appreciate and commit to conserve Louisiana’s rich natural resources –
responsibilities that Entergy and each of its employees take to heart,” said
Morgan Stewart, manager of external affairs for Entergy Gulf States Louisiana.
“We’re proud to support the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and be an
active part of improving Louisiana’s environmental future.”
Entergy’s environmental commitment
includes initiatives to stabilize CO2 emissions, restore coastal wetlands,
promote energy efficiency, improve communities from an environmental perspective
and encourage recycling. On an emissions-per-megawatt-produced basis, Entergy
Corporation is one of the cleanest utilities in the U.S., and its sustainable
practices in the areas of economic, environmental and social performance in 2011
resulted in its inclusion in the 2012/2013 Dow Jones Sustainability North
America and World Indices. Entergy is one of only two U.S. companies in the
electric utility sector selected to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.
Baton Rouge Hunting and Fishing Day
is free and open to the public. For information about the event, call (225)
Entergy’s Louisiana utility companies
serve more than one million customers through the operating companies Entergy
Louisiana, LLC and Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, L.L.C. With operations in
southern, central and northeastern Louisiana, the companies are part of Entergy
Corporation’s electric system serving 2.8 million customers in Louisiana,
Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas.