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Green Jobs?: Nah, we'll take the coal, please - despite all the evidence showing it's a bad idea.  A Center for American Progress report shows that Arkansas "could see a net increase of about $1.3 billion in investment revenue and 18,000 jobs based on its share of a total of $150 billion in clean-energy investments annually across the country. This is even after assuming a reduction in fossil fuel spending equivalent to the increase in clean energy investments."

Who Dunnit?: Was it frack water that killed 19 cows in Louisiana earlier this year?  We'll probably never find out

CAT Out of the Bag: Central Arkansas Transit is considering buying buses that run on compressed natural gas, even though the fuel is more expensive, there's no infrastructure in place and buses cost $50,000 more.  Scott Miller also weighs in at Argenta News.

Take Action: Tell Mike Ross to support the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (ACES).  There will be a conference call tomorrow at 7:30 7:00 p.m. with the congressman and you can dial in.  Visit GreenAR by the Day, for more info.   

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