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It’s not easy being green: Creating a green economy in Michigan

One of President Obama’s major goals has been creating green jobs.┬áThe Washington Post reported that the president has made nearly two dozen out-of-town trips to private businesses focusing on green technologies.

But what are the challenges of generating green jobs? And even if they do everything right, can green companies succeed when confronted by extraordinarily difficult global forces? Need to Know’s Mona Iskander takes us to one Michigan town that’s trying to reinvent itself by going green — because it had to.

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