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Controversial Tenn. projects on Site Selection top deals of 2010

A pair of controversial Tennessee economic development projects are included in Site Selection magazine’s rankings of the most significant deals of 2010.

Site Selection released the rankings today.

An Electrolux plant in Memphis that would make ranges, wall ovens and cooktops is ($190 million and 1,200 jobs) is on the list of the Top Ten projects in North America last year. Earning Honorable Mention is Amazon.com’s plans for two distribution centers in the southeast corner of the state ($164 million, 1,400 jobs).

Despite the potential job creation, both projects have attracted criticism in recent weeks.

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