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The French clean tech conglomerate Veolia announced Tuesday they are following in General Electric's footsteps and moving their corporate headquarters to Boston.

Veolia specializes in operating environmentally sustainable water, sewer and energy systems for municipalities — major infrastructure projects, like the 30-mile network of pipes that distributes reclaimed excess steam heat to hundreds of buildings in Cambridge and Boston.

The move is only expected to net about 50 jobs for the region, but Veolia is just the latest big player in the clean tech sector to make Boston its home.

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Scott Kirsner, innovation economy columnist for The Boston Globe. He tweets @ScottKirsner.

This segment aired on June 21, 2016.

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