JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation today launched a month-long Environmental Pursuit Facebook contest for fans to test their "Green IQ" during Earth Month. This interactive contest runs through April 30 and allows Facebook fans to assess their knowledge of environmental facts related to freight rail transportation and sustainability.
Contest participants will be eligible to win a variety of eco-friendly prizes each week during the contest's duration. Three grand prize winners will each receive $1,000 furnished by CSX, and CSX will contribute $1,000 to one charitable organization selected by each of the three winners.
CSX recognizes its Facebook community's dual interests in freight rail transportation and the positive environmental impact of shipping by rail. The Environmental Pursuit challenge offers the company's online followers the opportunity to learn more about these topics while giving back to organizations that are implementing significant programs aimed at enhancing environmental sustainability nationwide.
Participants can enter the contest by "liking" the official CSX Facebook page and clicking on the Environmental Pursuit tab located just beneath the cover photo. Here, participants can learn more about the contest, access the official rules and test their knowledge of environmental facts. To be eligible to win one of the three grand prizes, participants must complete the "Green IQ" quiz by 11:59 p.m. EDT on April 30, 2012.
CSX Corporation, based in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the nation's leading transportation companies, providing rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services. The company's transportation network spans approximately 21,000 miles, with service to 23 eastern states, the District of Columbia and two Canadian provinces. CSX's network connects more than 240 short line and regional railroads and more than 70 ocean, river, and lake ports. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com. Like us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/OfficialCSX) and follow us on Twitter (http://twitter.com/CSX).