Unions add clout to Va. offshore wind drive

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“Our workers stand uniquely equipped and trained to tackle green energy projects like offshore wind power,” said Josh Collins of the Laborers’ International Union of North America. “We believe our workforce to be one-of-a-kind when it comes to constructing advanced-tech wind turbines.”

Other unions represented at the news conference included the International Brotherhood of Electric Workers, iron workers and the Building and Construction Trades Council.

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