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Nevada approves $105M in tax incentives for battery plant

Dec. 02, 2022 18:51 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A massive lithium battery recycling plant has been awarded more than $105 million in tax incentives for expanding operations in northern Nevada. The state Office of Economic Development approved incentives for Carson City-based Redwood Materials this week. It...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Oct. 31, 2022 16:05 PM EDT

Detroit News. October 29, 2022. Editorial: Biden EV funding snubs Detroit There should be no automotive belt — or Battery Belt — that doesn’t include Michigan as its buckle. But that’s not what the Biden administration’s Department of Energy,...

Advanced recycling: Plastic crisis solution or distraction?

Oct. 21, 2022 18:02 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The plastics industry says there is a way to help solve the crisis of plastic waste plaguing the planet's oceans, beaches and lands— recycle it, chemically. Chemical recycling typically uses heat or chemical solvents to break down plastics into liquid and...

Missouri school to close after radioactive waste report

Oct. 18, 2022 21:34 PM EDT

FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri school board decided Tuesday to shut down a grade school that sits near a contaminated creek after a study funded by law firms involved in a class-action lawsuit found high levels of radioactive material inside the school. Contamination was in...

Idaho nuclear waste treatment plant could start in December

Oct. 12, 2022 16:36 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A nuclear waste treatment plant in eastern Idaho designed to treat 900,000 gallons (3.4 million liters) of sodium-bearing, radioactive waste that has had numerous setbacks will likely start operating in early December, a U.S. Department of Energy official said Wednesday. ...