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Topic - Jen Stutsman
Battery maker A123 Systems vowed thousands of new jobs when it received a nearly quarter-billion-dollar stimulus grant in late 2009, but federal job-tracking figures show only a few hundred positions were created before the company joined a growing list of federally backed energy businesses that ended in bankruptcy.
Leaked documents from a prominent conservative think tank show how it sought to teach schoolchildren skepticism about global warming and planned other behind-the-scenes tactics using millions of dollars in donations from big corporate names.
"In fact, since September 2009, we have tripled the pace of Recovery Act-funded home weatherization," said Energy spokeswoman Jen Stutsman, adding that the goal of the program wasn't to weatherize 593,000 homes in 2009, but rather by 2012.
"We are on track to meet that goal," she said.