April 1, 2011

Coal, Jobs and America's Energy Future

Tom Zeller Jr., Green Blog

Environment World U.S. N.Y. / Region Business Technology Science Environment Space & Cosmos Health Sports Opinion Arts Style Travel Jobs Real Estate Autos modifyNavigationDisplay(); if((adxads[adxpos_TopAd]).indexOf("blank.gif") != -1) { $('TopAd').hide(); } March 31, 2011, 12:15 pm Coal, Jobs and America’s Energy Future By TOM ZELLER JR. Associated Press Building new coal plants can provide much-needed jobs. But how many, and for how long?

No one should be surprised to learn that in trying to woo a reluctant community, developers in just about every industry tend to exaggerate — or perhaps optimistically overestimate — the number of jobs they expect to create by building that new shopping mall, industrial park, widget factory...

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