The green scene

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Administration officials are visiting firms that have received Recovery Act money and other funds for green energy projects.


-- Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan launches an electric vehicle recharging station project in New York.


-- President Obama visits Holland, Mich., for the groundbreaking of a battery manufacturing plant.

-- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visits Richmond's Baker Equipment, which converts gasoline-powered vehicles to propane.

-- Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis visits Celgard, a Charlotte firm that makes lithium-battery parts.

-- Ed Montgomery, White House auto industry liaison, visits a General Motors plant in White Marsh.


-- Nancy Sutley, chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, visits the SBE battery component plant in Barre, Vt.

-- Energy Secretary Steven Chu visits a Delphi facility in Kokomo, Ind., that makes electric-vehicle parts.

-- Deputy Transportation Secretary John Porcari visits East Penn Manufacturing, a battery maker in Lyon Station, Pa.

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