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Joe Biden on Philadelphia's Green Jobs

This past Friday, the first meeting for the White House task force for Middle Class Families was held at Philadelphia's University of Pennsylvania. Vice President Joe Biden spoke to the audience about how green jobs can help our economy, and what steps we can take in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania to increase opportunity. Biden said that green jobs are more likely to be unionized, and that green jobs pay 10-20% more. (Not too shabby during a time when every penny counts.) Biden defined green jobs as providing products and services that use renewable energy resources, reduce pollution, and conserve energy and natural resources. What's the latest happening in Philadelphia to increase green jobs?
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Vice Presidential Debate: Green Perspective

Hopefully you tuned into the vice presidential debate last Thursday evening after the Phillies beat the Brewers. In case you missed it, here's an 8 minute summary**. So what eco-discussions did you miss? Republican Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin proposed energy independence from foreign sources as the solution to our current energy crisis. Her ideas:
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