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Connecticut Governor Promotes Green Collar Job Training

Article: Connecticut Governor Promotes Green Collar Job Training

MANCHESTER, Connecticut, March 11, 2008 (ENS) – Visiting a technical high school, Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell said today that a “green collar” job training program she has proposed for the state’s technical schools will prepare Connecticut’s students for future opportunities in environmental and energy conservation careers. “Experts say there is the potential for hundreds…

FutureGen, World's Cleanest Coal Plant, Sited in Illinois

Article: FutureGen, World's Cleanest Coal Plant, Sited in Illinois

The Matoon FutureGen site as it exists today. (Photo courtesy DOE) MATTOON, IL, December 18, 2007 (ENS) – A consortium of some of the world’s largest coal companies and electric utilities has selected the small east-central Illinois town of Mattoon for FutureGen, a $1.4 billion coal-fueled power plant that is planned as the cleanest in…