Oregon spent hundreds of millions to create â€œgreenâ€ jobs, but it can’t say how many it got.
[T]he state has stretched its â€œgreen jobâ€ definition so broadly it includes such low-tech occupations as mowing lawns and shoveling manure. According to the Oregon Employment Department, the No. 1 â€œgreen jobâ€ in Oregon is â€œcarpenter.â€ No. 2? Truck driver.