Outgreened and Uncounted


Oregon spent hundreds of millions to create “green” jobs, but it can’t say how many it got.

[T]he state has stretched its “green job” definition so broadly it includes such low-tech occupations as mowing lawns and shoveling manure. According to the Oregon Employment Department, the No. 1 “green job” in Oregon is “carpenter.” No. 2? Truck driver.

Willamette Week