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Oregon tops nation in new Clean Jobs Index

By Christina Williams
Sustainable Business Oregon

The Clean Jobs Index aggregated data about clean and green jobs and found that there were more than 3 million available nationwide last year. The bulk of those jobs exist in Oregon with Washington coming in second for density of clean gigs.

Oregon tops nation in new Clean Jobs Index

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A new nationwide index released this week by Ecotech Institute, a recently formed college focused on renewable energy and sustainability job training, shows Oregon leads the nation when it comes to so-called "clean" jobs.

The Clean Jobs Index aggregated data about clean and green jobs and found that there were more than 3 million available nationwide last year. The bulk of those jobs exist in Oregon with Washington coming in second for density of clean gigs. Minnesota ranks third.

 

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