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Description: Next month marks the third anniversary of a tornado that nearly wiped the small town of Greensburg, Kansas off the map. The town has come back and in the process become “ground-zero” for green energy. Our Tom Foreman has a first-hand look in this “Building Up America” report.

Source:  CNNMoney.com – video report

Date: 04/21/2010

Link:  http://cnn.com/video/?/video/tech/2010/04/21/foreman.bua.green.town.cnn 

Questions for discussion:

  • What resources were required to rebuild this community?
  • How important are the participation of government and community leaders?
  • What lessons can be shared with other communities facing economic problems?
  • Which businesses might be more attracted to the community now that this project has succeeded thus far?

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