New technology, opportunities make green job growth a target

June 2009
Grand Rapids Business Journal;6/22/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 25, p10
The author examines the new green economy as Michigan's agenda for business recovery. The section notes that Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm has asked Washington officials for federal stimulus funding to establish a knowledge base and production facility for railcars that would replace the state's empty automotive factories. Reference is made to the report of the Pew Charitable Trusts, which shows Michigan's high ranking in clean energy job creation for sectors including agriculture, clean transportation, and pollution prevention.


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