Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Making Sure Solar Jobs are Truly Green

The Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition is pointing out some of the challenges in ensuring that "green jobs" in the solar power industry are environmentally-friendly.

"SVTC’s Clean and Just Solar Campaign’s goal is to guide the solar industry towards being safe and sustainable. We believe that the solar industry has a unique opportunity to incorporate principles of social and environmental justice into its global supply, production, and recycling operations by proactively creating and implementing systems to monitor worker health and safety, chemical use and exposure, and enforce labor and environmental laws throughout the global supply chain."

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