11/28/2011 05:40 pm ET

U.S. Awards Southeast Michigan $2.1M To Boost Alternative Energy Manufacturing

Southeast Michigan is one of 20 regions from around the country picked by the federal government for economic growth grant money, Gov. Rick Snyder and an Obama administration official announced Monday.

The federal Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge selected Southeast Michigan from among 146 applications for its potential in alternative energy manufacturing.

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