The Environmental Defense Fund recently announced the availability of the new California Green Economy map, which plots the location of 2,200 businesses in the state by category: energy generation, energy efficiency, green building, and transportation.
California is one of the states leading the national push to a green collar economy. Nearly half of the companies featured on the California Green Economy map are located in Southern California, with 398 of those businesses based in of L.A. County. San Diego County comes in second place with 208 companies on the list and Orange County is just behind with 202 companies.
Tim O’Connor of EDF said, “As Congress considers a federal climate bill modeled after California's Global Warming Solutions Act, this map gives local members of Congress a preview of the footprint of the green economy, both statewide and in each district." Source: Environmental Defense Fund
The companies included on this first-of-its-kind map can be sorted by city, county, and congressional district. Learn more about the map by visiting the EDF website: Mapping the Green Economy: California.
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