Ludington Daily News
Manistee renewable energy specialist joins federal funding effort in D.C.
By DAVID L. BARBER Special to the Daily News
A Manistee resident was one of two Michigan-based renewable energy specialists to travel to the nation’s capital last week advocating federal funding for training programs
Matt Thompson, representing Michigan Utility Workers Union of America Local 124 (UWUA), met with lawmakers in Washington, to seek the federal support the union says will help grow the state’s renewable energy workforce.
“It was a great experience,” Thompson said of the venture. “It was good to promote programs for wind technicians. We wanted to promote programs for our skilled trade.”
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