Outlook Good for “Green-Collar” Job Training

Bill Scher

In my update on energy legislation in the House, I neglected to mention that included in the energy package is funding for training in high-skill, clean energy jobs.

That’s a similar initiative to what already cleared the Senate, making it very likely to be part of the final legislation.

For more background, check out this post from Apollo Alliance board member Van Jones at Gristmill, who describes the effort as a “smart, far-sighted effort to fight pollution and poverty at the same time.”

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