WASHINGTON — Safeway has softened the tread of its carbon footprint by converting its 1,000-truck fleet to biodiesel fuel. Projected to save 75 million pounds of carbon dioxide emissions annually, the switch marks the retailer's latest step toward reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 1.5% per year over a four-year period ending in 2010. “We at Safeway believe we are the greenest grocer in the nation,” Joseph Pettus, Safeway's senior vice president of fuel and energy operations, said ...
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