Community College Sustainability Act

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The Community College Sustainability Act (S. 3124) was a bill in the 110th Congress "to require the Secretary of Labor to establish a program to provide for workforce training and education, at community colleges, in the fields of renewable energy and efficiency, green technology, and sustainable environmental practices." (Official title.)[1]


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  • Directs the Secretary of Labor to establish a sustainablity workforce training and education program by awarding grants to community colleges for workforce training and education in industries and practices, such as: (1) alternative energy; (2) green construction, retrofitting, and design; (3) green chemistry, nanotechnology, or technology; (4) water and energy conservation; (5) recycling and waste reduction; and (6) sustainable agricultural or culinary practices.[2]
  • Requires at least one-half of the funds provided under this Act to be awarded to schools that have existing sustainability programs leading to certificates or degrees in at least one of the industries or practices listed above.[2]


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  1. OpenCongress’ info page on Community College Sustainability Act (S. 3124).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Govtrack.us’ info page on Community College Sustainability Act (S. 3124).
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