05 Oct '11, 1pm

New report: investments in clean water could create millions of jobs #green #jobs

New report: investments in clean water could create millions of jobs #green #jobs

New report says investments in clean water could creat millions of jobs October 5, 2011 | Clean Water , Stormwater & Sewage Gary Belan Director, Clean Water Program American Rivers has partnered with Green for All and the Economic Policy Institute to compose the report “Water Works: Rebuilding Infrastructure, Creating Jobs and Greening the Environment” . The results of the research that was put into the report show that investments in our water infrastructure would yield 1.9 million American jobs and add $265 billion to the economy . The report was released Oct. 4 at the Clean Water America Alliance's Urban Waters SustainabilityLeadership Conference in Milwaukee, WI. American Rivers’ interest in the topic, and mine personally as well, was the Green Infrastructure aspect. This report supports our contention that not only is investment in our water infrastructure important, ...

Full article: http://www.americanrivers.org/newsroom/blog/gbelan-105201...

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