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On July 30, Administrator Jackson announced that eighty Chicagoans will receive critical job training funded by an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grant. These workers will be trained for various environmental jobs, including the clean-up of so-called “brownfields,” which may be contaminated by hazardous chemicals or pollutants, turning sites from rundown eyesores to revitalized, productive properties. Workers will also be trained to weatherize buildings, lowering energy costs and reducing wasteful energy usage. Read the press release