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• Ahold USA announced that it has "achieved another milestone in (its) commitment to building greener stores. Six newly constructed stores have received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the national accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operation of high performance green buildings. This marks the largest fleet of LEED-certified stores among grocery retailers within the United States. The six LEED-certified stores include Cranston, RI and Roslindale, MA (Stop & Shop New England division), Arverne, NY and Oceanside, NY (Stop & Shop New York Metro division), Burtonsville, MD (Giant Landover division), and Trexlertown, PA (Giant Carlisle division)."
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