Thousands of jobs to be created in a clean coal future

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date: 17 June 2009

embargo: 09.30hrs Wednesday 17 June 2009

Welcoming the publication of a Government consultation today (Wednesday) into the future of clean coal technology, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:

"Today's announcement is a real breakthrough for the future of clean coal technology in the UK and will create tens of thousands of skilled manufacturing jobs.

"The TUC has long argued that investment in clean coal technology has a crucial role to play in guaranteeing energy security and easing the transition to a low carbon economy. The Secretary of State has set out a bold vision for clean coal that business, unions and communities can rally around."


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