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July 30, 2013 at 6:52 AM

Trapping carbon dioxide in basalt

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientists have started pumping carbon dioxide into the ground on mill property, testing whether Washington’s porous basalt deposits might be a good storage site for carbon dioxide. This is one possible way to slow global warming by preventing CO2 from power plants from getting into the atmopshere. [Ellen M. Banner, The…


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July 9, 2013 at 7:30 PM

Coal terminals and air pollution

Pollution should be main focus of debate A coal train rolls through SAM’s Olympic Sculpture Park, Friday, April 26, 2013, in Seattle. [Ken Lambert, The Seattle Times.] With all the talk of long waits at crossings and jobs that will be produced with coal terminals, I find it amazing that no one addresses the elephant in the…


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