Toronto Stock Exchange: XRG
KNOXVILLE, TN, Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Xinergy Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Xinergy Ltd. (TSX:XRG and XRG.WT) ("Xinergy" or the "Company"), today announced that it has been honored by the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources ("KDFWR" or the "Department") for its environmental conservation stewardship efforts. The Company's Xinergy Straight Creek mining operations, located in Bell, Harlan and Leslie Counties, KY, were awarded with the "2011 Southeast Region Kentucky Business Conservation Partner of the Year" award for assisting the wildlife restoration efforts of quail and elk on the Boone Forestlands Wildlife Management Area by helping with structured tree and shrub planting efforts conducted by the KDFWR, as well as converting sediment structures to wetland habitats during the reclamation process on all active mines. In addition, the Company received the "Wildlife Steward" award for assisting the Department in location and construction of the holding facility where elk are being kept prior to transfer to other states where restocking programs are ongoing.
"These awards signify what is great about our company and demonstrates that responsible mining interests and conservation of wildlife resources do correlate to each other," stated Bill Snodgrass, Xinergy's VP Sales/Mining Operations South. "We congratulate the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources along with our over 200 Straight Creek employees for their outstanding environmental conservation efforts."
About Xinergy Ltd.
Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, Xinergy Ltd., through its wholly owned subsidiary Xinergy Corp. and its subsidiaries, is engaged in coal mining in eastern Kentucky, West Virginia and Virginia. Currently, Xinergy sells high quality coal to electric utilities and industrial companies throughout the south-eastern United States. For more information, please visit www.xinergycorp.com.
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