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How Eastern Shore counties are keeping up with challenges of recycling

The costs and challenges of recycling programs are putting Eastern Shore counties in the crosshairs. Here's how they're handling it.
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In Beaver County, the cracker plant’s opening is finally near, bringing clouds of hope and fear

Shell’s new steel city on the Ohio River — a massive industrial castle whose construction has employed thousands of workers for years and stirred dread and excitement among those observing from afar — will soon begin producing tiny plastic pellets, the apotheosis of more than 10 years of expectations.

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Environmental Law Centre calls for independent review of proposed B.C. petrochemical, plastics complex

Lawyers at the University of Victoria Environmental Law Centre are calling for an independent assessment of three proposed petrochemical and plastics facilities in Prince George, B.C., that they say pose "profound risks to the global environment." 
LNG export terminals play down risks of vapor cloud explosions, critics say

LNG export terminals play down risks of vapor cloud explosions, critics say

As the Trump administration pushed hard for new LNG export terminals, some engineers warned that the risk of a major explosion was being played down. Federal regulators have been slow to respond.
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Xia Zhu: Plastic is part of the carbon cycle and needs to be included in climate calculations

Plastic has become a major part of the carbon cycle, a discovery that has implications for how we tackle climate change.
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The hidden costs of streaming music

We overlook the environmental damage of listening to songs online.
Competing reports offer different outlook on Ohio Valley's petrochemical future

Competing reports offer different outlook on Ohio Valley's petrochemical future

Environmental groups and some financial analysts are warning the risk is growing for plastics and petrochemical manufacturers.

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