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These tanks at the RCC hold R-22, which is currently used to keep the ice frozen during hockey season. (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)

RCC avoids major expenses with R-22

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Blaze Fugina
Blaze Fugina is a sports reporter at the Echo Press. Before working in Alexandria, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. He previously worked as the community editor of the Mound Laker for more than a year. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.
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