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LG Chem, stimulus company workers, play cards, watch movies but no batteries produced in Michigan. A $300 million lithium-ion battery plant for cars like the Chevy Volt have no orders to fill. The Department of Energy issued the Company $151 million Recovery Act grant.

Former LG Chem employee, Nicole Merryman reported,

There would be up to 40 of us that would just sit in there during the day. We were given assignments to go outside and clean. If there was nothing for us to do, we would study in the cafeteria, or we would sit and play cards, sit and read magazines. It’s really sad that all these people are sitting there and doing nothing, and it’s basically on taxpayer money.”

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