03 Dec '11, 11am

Going it alone: Obama digs up $4 billion for green buildings #obama #greenbuilding

Going it alone: Obama digs up $4 billion for green buildings #obama #greenbuilding

$2 billion in federal funds to hire contractors to upgrade federal buildings for energy efficiency. A matching $2 billion in private funds (a specialty of Clinton’s Global Initiative) that will do similar upgrades at approximately 300 manufacturing plants. The administration says the program will create more than 50,000 jobs (backed up by research from The University of Massachusetts at Amherst’s Political Economy Research Institute).

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