Maryland was ranked third in the nation for clean energy jobs in the
second quarter of this year.
Environmental Entrepreneurs, a national group that promotes green energy through businesses and jobs, ranked the state in its latest report.
Maryland was noted for a $2.6 billion, 20-station and 14-mile expansion of the Baltimore light-rail system. The state-funded project is designed to reduce carbon pollution and traffic and produce more than 42,000 construction jobs through 2021.
Related: Green Jobs Are Sprouting Across the Country
Maryland ranked behind California and Hawaii for green job creation for the quarter.
For details: www.e2.org or www.cleanenergyworksforus.org.
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