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Turning The Ski Slopes Green

Ski resorts are one of a growing number of businesses trying to be more sustainable (Photo by Baileypalblue, source: Wikimedia Commons)

Back in February, President Obama proposed $150 billion to employ people in “green collar jobs.” The idea was to create jobs that benefited the environment. But he also wanted to boost the economy. A ski resort wanted to be one step ahead. So it hired a new employee to help its 2,500 acres “go green.” Irene Noguchi reports:

National Ski Areas Association

Colorado Wild

Producer: Irene Noguchi
Release Date: April 6, 2009
Running Time: 3:09

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