Skip to comments.CLC snares green jobs federal grant worth $6M
Posted on 09/28/2011 2:46:08 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
The College of Lake County and 16 partnering Illinois community college members of the Illinois Green Economy Network will receive funding from a $19.37 million U.S. Department of Labor grant.
CLC will receive $5.9 million of the $19.37 million to fund administrative costs.
The award is part of a total of $500 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Labor and Department of Education to fund job training and workforce development for economically dislocated workers.
The grant will focus on providing training in green economy industries through traditional classroom instruction and a blend of online and classroom formats.
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These guys can’t waste money fast enough, can they? Every day it’s another boondoggle.
And we keep paying our taxes, WHY?
We need a ban on all government grants and corproate subsidies.
Perhaps the pinhead Google millionaire should send a check to one of these rat holes.
What do you learn at “Green Job Training” anyway? How much “green” can you flush down the toilet for fearing non-existant global warming?
Creating windmills that environmentalists stop because they kill birds?
Solar panels that have about 2% of the nation’s power and are made at 25% of the cost in Asia?