Sep 9: Green Jobs for the Steel City

September 9:  "Green Jobs for the Steel City:  Growing the New Energy Economy in the Pittsburgh Region," a panel discussion on local, state, and national efforts to create green jobs, boost the economy, reduced dependency on fossil fuels, and combat global warming.  Speakers include USW president Leo Gerard, Sen. Jim Ferlo, Rep. Chelsa Wagner, Rep. Matt Smith, County Executive Dan Onorato, Charles McCollester of IUP, Bill Cagney of IUOE Local 95, and Will Thompkins of the Pittsburgh Project.  Sponsored by the Blue-Green Alliance of the Sierra Club and United Steelworkers, Green for All, NRDC, Working America, League of Young Voters, PennFuture, and GTECH Strategies.   (7-9 p.m. at the Pgh Federation of Teachers at 10 S. 19th St. on the Southside).

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