States Vie to Attract Clean-Tech Industries is an article in the April 11, 2008 issue of The Christian Science Monitor that highlights the increasing interest by states in the clean-tech industry. As stated in the article:
The "clean tech" industry may not be big enough to stave off a recession this year, but states increasingly see such companies as economic drivers of the future – and are beginning to compete among themselves to attract them. So far, Massachusetts and California have taken the lead, but less obvious competitors, such as Iowa and Minnesota, are also vying for a share of the clean-tech market.
The article includes information on the the economic impact of the clean-tech sector (for example, in Massachusetts clean energy firms employ 14,500) and initiatives that states are undertaking to support the growth of the clean-tech sector.
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