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Green Goes Mainstream - Register Guard

Demand for workers schooled in renewable energy is booming in Lane County — and it’s spreading

The Register-Guard: Business
By Diane Dietz
Published: April 6, 2008

The once-beleaguered program that was cut in 1997 from the school’s general fund
is producing graduates now who are in high demand.
“It’s an exciting, vibrant green-collar job area,” Ebbage said. “We haven’t seen this
before. It’s mainstream. It’s front page news.”
The New York Times last week cited Ebbage’s program as one of the promising
green- collar educational initiatives nationally.

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