Tuesday, February 2, 2010

New! Texas Green Jobs Guidebook

An article in Monday's (Feb. 1, 2010) Austin American-Statesman announced a new guide just produced by the Environmental Defense Fund that lists green jobs and job training possibilities across Texas. The Texas Green Jobs Guidebook is available as a pdf online at www.edf.org/txgreenjobs Printed copies are available free for guidance counselors.

According to the Statesman article, "The guidebook identifies a variety of jobs related to energy efficiency that people with a high school diploma or an equivalency certificate can pursue. The jobs, such as blowing insulation or installing solar panels, pay $20 to $30 an hour."

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