A 71 percent success rate at a cost of $5,500 in taxpayer funds per job
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The Environmental Protection Agency has handed out $3.6 million to 18 different community organizations across the country to train college graduates, the unemployed, low-income people and others to take on green jobs.

The agency’s Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (EWDJT) hands out millions of dollars every year to local non-profits who then use the money to teach the “unemployed and under-employed, including veterans, minority, and predominately low income individuals” skills they need to work in the environmental field.