Two Food Lion stores receive gold certification from EPA's GreenChill

SALISBURY, N.C. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded two Food Lion stores its 2011 gold-level GreenChill store certification award.

The stores are located in Conyers, Ga., and Columbia, S.C. Food Lion became a founding partner with the EPA's GreenChill program in 2007.

"Today's announcement reinforces Food Lion's commitment to being a responsible corporate citizen by conserving energy and protecting the environment," said Rick LaCroix, market VP for Food Lion's Southeastern markets. "We are honored to receive this award, and look forward to continuing to serve our communities."