From Gateway Pundit:
Barack Obama visited the Siemens wind turbine blade plant in Fort Madison, Iowa in April 2010. He praised the plant as a green energy success story and saying, “Investments in clean energy technologies can help return jobs to the country’s heartland.”
Siemens Energy Inc. announced today that it will lay off around two thirds of the workforce at its facility in Ft. Madison. WGEMreported:
Siemens Energy Inc. says that it will lay off 407 workers at its facility in Ft. Madison, around two thirds of the workforce.
Siemens spokesperson Melanie Forbrick says around 220 workers will be retained in Ft. Madison. The layoffs will not take effect before Nov. 19.