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Top 10 American Cities with Fastest Green Job Growth

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While the economy might still be in a slump, green job opportunities are popping up all over the nation.  According to the “Sizing the Clean Economy: A National and Regional Green Jobs Assessment” report published by Brookings, creating solutions to environmental problems can actually create revenue and jobs, instead of dragging down budgets.

So, if you’re looking for an eco-friendly job that’s good for the environment and the economy, check out Huffington Post’s top 10 cities for your best shot!

  1. Knoxville, Tennessee 14.6% with a green job growth rate of per year
  2. Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina 13.7% with a green job growth rate of per year
  3. Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa with a green job growth rate of 11.4% per year
  4. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas with a green job growth rate of 10.5% per year
  5. Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York with a green job growth rate of 8.8% per year
  6. Ogden-Clearfield, Utah with a green job growth rate of 8.6% per year
  7. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas with a green job growth rate of 8.5% per year
  8. Tulsa, Oklahoma with a green job growth rate of 8.3% per year
  9. Toledo, Ohio with a green job growth rate of 8.1% per year
  10. Albuquerque, New Mexico with a green job growth rate of 7.8% per year
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