Obama says infrastructure program will include green projects

12/7/2008 | NYTimes.com

President-elect Barack Obama on Saturday said he will create a large public-works program that will include infrastructure projects to repair roads and bridges as well as "green jobs" that will help reduce carbon emissions. Obama did not say how much the U.S. will spend on the plan. However, he promised to spend record amounts on infrastructure programs, such as sewer systems, school construction, mass transit and electrical grids.

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