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Good news from the WA legislative session

The first vote cast by the Washington State House of Representatives in this young 2010 session represented the top prioirity of their constituents back home: jobs!

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Investors representing $13 trillion call on U.S. and other countries to adopt strong climate change policies

On the heels of international climate treaty talks in Copenhagen, the world’s largest investors today released a statement calling on the U.S. and other governments to move quickly to adopt strong national climate policies that will spur low-carbon investments to reduce emissions causing climate change.

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Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County awarded $3.6 million to train local workers in clean-energy industries

Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County awarded $3.6 million to train local workers in clean-energy industries

Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County has been awarded $3,639,530 to train local workers in clean-energy industries. The council will use this grant to fund their GreenLight Project, which provide green economy education and training services to 450 program participants.

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Take action in Oregon

Take action in Oregon

In Oregon, Climate Solutions is working hard to build a clean energy economy that will create jobs, reduce carbon emissions and fuel innovation and also to preserve Oregon’s Business Energy Tax Credit (BETC). Find out how you can help build Oregon's clean-energy future.

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Gov. Gregoire announces Recovery Act grants to train workers for clean energy economy

Gov. Chris Gregoire has announced that more than $13 million in Recovery Act grants that will help Washington state prepare workers to enter the energy efficiency and renewable energy industries, as well as clean-energy occupations within other industries.

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