President Obama was in Denver today, where he signed the $787 billion dollar economic stimulus legislation into law. Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, a building with hundreds of recently installed solar panels. Some 250 politicians, renewable energy advocates and industry representatives attended the signing. The final stimulus includes an estimated $78 billion for green initiatives, including clean energy and green transportation. After his trip to Colorado, President Obama heads to Arizona before going to Canada later this week.
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