A clean energy jobs report released this week said Oregon has made strides to grow its clean energy job sector, but that legislative action is needed to stop a slow down in that sector.

A clean energy jobs report released this week applauded Oregon’s expansion of a sustainable workforce in all its major metro areas but ended its praise when it began talking about the future, pointing specifically to a stunning legislative failure on implementing a cap-and-trade law this year.

The report, released by national nonpartisan business group Environmental Entrepreneurs, says Oregon is running in about the middle of the pack when it comes to states’ clean energy job numbers, but says those numbers are flagging. Though the statewide workforce includes more than 40,000 energy

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