The green scene
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.