Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems has announced more job cuts in Colorado, saying it plans to lay off 75 workers at its blade factory in Brighton.
More Colorado layoffs have been announced by wind turbine maker Vestas. 30 jobs will be cut at its facility in Brighton.
On the campaign trail, President Obama is renewing calls on Congress to extend a popular tax credit on wind energy production.
Colorado Senator Michael Bennet is renewing his push for an extension of the wind energy tax credit as one of Colorado’s largest turbine makers contemplates layoffs.
Three Colorado schools have been recognized for their environmental stewardship as part of the first U-S Department of Education’s list of Green Ribbon Schools. In the Poudre School District, Wellington Middle School was among 78 schools awarded in 29 states nationally.