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This is a place to share ideas and resources on green jobs and building a more sustainable economy

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Comment by Judy Harper on July 14, 2009 at 7:18pm
Debate on Clean Energy Leads to Regional Divide
New York Times By MATTHEW L. WALD July 13, 2009

WASHINGTON — While most lawmakers accept that more renewable energy is needed on the nation’s grid, the debate over the giant climate-change and energy bill now before Congress is exposing a fundamental rift. For many players, the energy not only has to be clean and free of carbon-dioxide emissions, it also has to be generated nearby.

The division has set off a fight between Eastern and Midwestern politicians and grid officials over parts of the bill dealing with transmission lines and solar and wind energy. Many officials, including President Obama, say that the grid is antiquated and that thousands of miles of new power lines are needed to allow construction of wind farms and solar fields in the most promising spots. Many of the best wind sites are in the Midwest, far from the electric load in populous East Coast cities. (Read More)
Comment by Liz on March 26, 2009 at 3:21pm
Here's a post from the White House blog about Clean Energy Jobs.
Comment by Carolyn Gilles on March 26, 2009 at 3:13pm
This is a place to share ideas and resources on green jobs and building a more sustainable economy. Lots happening in the world right now, so perhaps we could all add a news story?
Comment by Jeff Toback on March 26, 2009 at 3:12pm
Okay - so what is this group about. I'm a newbie here!
 

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