AAR names winners of 2012 John H. Chafee Awards

Union Pacific's Michael Iden has been named the 2012 John H. Chafee Environmental Excellence Award winner, according to AAR, and Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., was named the 2012 John H. Chafee Congressional Environmental Award winner. The awards honor those who have demonstrated "the highest level of environmental stewardship," according to the Association of American Railroads. Iden and five other rail employees were nominated for the award: BNSF's Jim Langan, CN's Richard McFadyen, CSX's Keith Ebbeskotte, NS's Michael Hartung and Amtrak's Robert Jones.

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