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Why PNW officials are only now deciding how to regulate crypto mining

The swell of crypto mining interest in the Pacific Northwest was driven by some of the cheapest hydropower in the U.S. produced by the Grand Coulee and other dams, but environmental regulations around crypto mining have remained relatively sparse.

‘We can’t recycle our way out’

‘We can’t recycle our way out’

From chemical recycling to plant-based alternatives, scientists size up the most promising solutions to plastic pollution.

From mountaintops to ocean bottoms, scientists are discovering just how pervasive plastic is

From mountaintops to ocean bottoms, scientists are discovering just how pervasive plastic is

International attention has homed in on the problem of plastic pollution, which is only growing worse as plastic doesn’t decompose but degrades into smaller pieces that will remain in the environment for thousands of years. Where is this stuff coming from?

How climate change stresses sewer systems in King County, Washington

How climate change stresses sewer systems in King County, Washington

What cities are doing to stop sewer spills and protect the Puget Sound.

Pump it up? The economics of stored-hydro energy may not be as green as the pitch
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Pump it up? The economics of stored-hydro energy may not be as green as the pitch

As electricity markets evolve, a noted economist says several proposed renewable-energy projects could cost more...
Opponents of proposed Foster Farms chicken plants ask state for ban
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Opponents of proposed Foster Farms chicken plants ask state for ban

By Lynne Terry / Oregon Capital Chronicle / April 26, 2022 Environmentalists, small farm advocates...
How to make manufacturers more responsible for plastics recycling

How to make manufacturers more responsible for plastics recycling

Most waste decisions are out of reach of consumers, who have the packaging chosen for them by manufacturers.

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