itc-picCongratulations Chamber Member ITC Holdings Corp.

ITC Michigan earned a Green Infrastructure Project Award and three environmental site recertifications from the Wildlife Habitat Council at the organization’s 2016 Conservation Conference Nov. 2-3, 2016 in Baltimore. ITC’s rain garden project at its Wayland, Michigan warehouse in Allegan County earned the Green Infrastructure Project Award. The rain gardens feature absorbent plants, loose fill and a physical design that lessens the volume of untreated storm water runoff that can pollute rivers and streams.

“We place a great deal of importance on minimizing the environmental impact of our projects and operations,” said Jon Jipping, ITC’s chief operating officer. “Whether it is by reducing waste in our facilities through recycling and reuse, conducting environmental assessments to ensure transmission routes avoid endangered species, or maintaining diverse, stable, natural greenways in transmission corridors, we work to ensure we are not only delivering safe, reliable power, but doing it in a way that works responsibly within the surrounding environment.”