Improving air quality




Watch our 60-second video to learn how we have reduced emissions and improved efficiencies.


Environmental stewardship is at the heart of Rio Tinto Kennecott’s commitment to sustainable development. Wherever possible, we prevent, or otherwise minimize, mitigate or remediate any potentially harmful effects of our operations on the environment. This practice creates and sustains our business value and reputation.

We set self-imposed environmental targets to drive continual improvement. Through our commitment and actions, we strive to be a leader in environmental performance by demonstrating good management of natural resources, responsibly reducing our environmental footprint and exceeding community expectations for sustainable development.