Wind industry jobs increased 70% in 2008, the coal industry actually has fewer employees


- Wind industry jobs jumped to 85,000 in 2008, a 70% increase from the previous year, according to a report from the American Wind Energy Association.

- In contrast, the coal industry employs about 81,000 workers. (Those figures are from a 2007 U.S

http://www.awea.org/learnabout/industry_stats/index.cfm

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