DIA participates in world-wide celebration of Earth Hour

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DENVER — Denver International Airport plans to participate in a world-wide celebration of Earth Hour.

Saturday night the airport will shut off several prominent lights, including spotlights illuminating the infamous blue mustang.

Officials said they will also turn off the light on the Jeppesen Terminal Sign and non-essential LED signs.

This will be the third year DIA will participate in earth hour.

Denver Residents who would like to help the planet, can simply turn off all of your lights and electronics from 8:30p.m. to 9:30p.m. local time on Saturday night.

The event is organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature.

Earth Hour alone can reduce the average energy consumption of the planet by four percent, officials said.

The phenomenon hopes to sweep  across 24 time zones and six continents.

For more for information visit: earthhour.org