Green City: Saving people and the planet - Page 2

Widespread attention for Oakland's Green Jobs Corps

"It's turning into a really big movement with a lot of players."

The launch comes shortly after Congress approved the Green Jobs Act of 2007 (HR 2847) as part of the proposed energy package. It is legislation that would direct millions of dollars toward green job training and is now awaiting approval or, more likely, a veto from President George W. Bush. Kim said defeat wouldn't be a surprise.

"We'll just come back next year," he said. "We'll come back with more political will and more ideas. There's a lot to look forward to."

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