Our Green News

June 2, 2008

Eastman Chemical Recognizes Norfolk Southern with Innovation Award

NORFOLK, VA. – Eastman Chemical Company has awarded Norfolk Southern Corporation its 2007 Global Logistics Supplier Innovation Award.

May 22, 2008

New Web Site Highlights Norfolk Southerns Steps to Sustainability

NORFOLK, VA. – Norfolk Southern Corporation today introduced a new Web site to communicate about its sustainability efforts. To visit the site, go to www.nscorp.com/footprints or from the NS home page at www.nscorp.com click the "learn more about NS and the environment" tag.

April 15, 2008

Norfolk Southern's 'Green Machine' Does the Math to Make Supply Chains More Environmentally Friendly

NORFOLK, VA. – Norfolk Southern’s new online carbon footprint analyzer puts the environmental benefits of rail transportation into an easy-to-visualize perspective. The “Green Machine” quickly estimates the reductions in greenhouse gas emissions that occur when rail transportation becomes a larger component in shipper supply chains.

January 7, 2008

Norfolk Southern Harnesses The Power Of Sustainable Wind Energy In Ohio

BELLEVUE, OH.– On December 28 Norfolk Southern completed the installation of a 50 kilowatt wind turbine at its Bellevue Yard in Ohio to power the yard’s wastewater treatment plant. The wind turbine consists of three 24-foot rotor blades mounted on an 80-foot tower and is estimated to generate more than 100,000 kilowatt hours annually.