By combining plastic waste with durian wood sawdust, we may have found a way to slow the rise of plastic pollution in Indonesia.
Sept. 22, 2020 • ~7 min
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A burning chemical plant may be just the tip of Hurricane Laura's damage in this area of oil fields and industry
A storm-driven chlorine gas release in a vulnerable community is the type of worst-case scenario that scientists and engineers have warned about for decades.
Aug. 28, 2020 • ~7 min
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The BP Deepwater Horizon blowout on April 20, 2010 triggered the largest offshore oil spill in history. Ten years later, post-spill reforms are being undone and the Gulf of Mexico remains vulnerable.
April 10, 2020 • ~9 min
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A sector-by-sector look at who is benefiting, who is in trouble and who could go either way.
March 20, 2020 • ~12 min
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