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Green Jobs

The Department of Labor is a federal government leader in creating a clean energy economy, Broadly defined, green jobs are those involved in economic activities that help protect or restore the environment or conserve natural resources. ODEP is committed to increasing the participation of people with disabilities in green jobs nationwide.

ODEP and the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) sponsored a roundtable with national leaders and representatives from workforce development; disability employment; green jobs; organized labor; employers; postsecondary education; veterans; and federal, state and local government. The goal of the roundtable was to develop preliminary recommendations for strategies to include people with disabilities in the green jobs' talent pipeline.

The following resources offer information on ODEP's involvement in Green Jobs: