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Climate Corp Could Bring WV Jobs

February 16th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

The American Climate Corps was created by President Joe Biden to hire and train 20,000 people in conservation, climate and clean-energy jobs. Groups in Appalachia say the program could potentially steer a significant number of young people in the region into well-paying jobs. Mark Swiger of the West Virginia University Extension Service says the Climate Corps specifically looks to invest in rural community development…