Facts About 'Green Job' Creation Elusive as the Wind
Written By: the MacIver News Service | Posted: Monday, September 13th, 2010
[Madison, Wisc...] Although they are touted and promoted by policy makers and opinion leaders across the state, accurately defining and keeping track of 'green jobs' has proven nearly impossible in Wisconsin.
Take, for example, 'green jobs' associated with the wind industry.
"Clean energy technology and high-end manufacturing are Wisconsin's future, " Governor Jim Doyle said in his final State of the State address. "We have more than 300 companies and thousands of jobs in the wind industry." That statistic is impossible to verify.
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