Last Friday, Web3 Forward and Crypto Innovation, two PACs bankrolled by crypto industry leaders, announced that they would start running their first general-election ads “starting in two weeks.” Two weeks would take us to the Friday before the election, an inopportune time to begin a general-election campaign. But the announcement
As the plastics industry ramps up production, plastic pollution continues to accumulate in the environment at an alarming pace. Up to 199 million metric tons of plastic is already swirling in the oceans — strangling marine life and leaching toxic chemicals into the food chain — and a study published
Poland has accused Russia of using exaggerated environmental concerns to try to stop the construction of a canal project in a row over access to the Baltic Sea. Russian news outlets have spent at least the past five years claiming the Vistula Spit canal will damage an EU-protected nature park.
7-Eleven faces a lawsuit challenging recyclability claims on the company’s “24/7” brand foam plates, cups and freezer bags. | Sorbis/Shuttertstock Brand owners can label plastic products as recyclable even if local residential recycling programs don’t want them, because reasonable consumers wouldn’t assume the word “recyclable” means there are local facilities that
Environmental experts say there’s a strong possibility that a federal bill will be introduced in the U.S. that seeks to strengthen an industry known as “advanced recycling,” or “chemical recycling.” While proponents of advanced recycling tout it as a solution to the ever-growing plastic pollution issue, critics say that it’s
Amping up her fight with the Biden administration, Mayor Lori Lightfoot is trying to discredit a federal finding that the city has been violating the civil rights of its residents through policies that amount to environmental racism. Millions of dollars a year in federal funding that helps provide a lifeline
Environmentalists please give me a break Real Developers and Builders occasionally butt heads on land use. Who is right and who is wrong? I have often seen environmentalists become developer advocates given the proper spirit of cooperation.” — I take pride in working collaboratively with environmentalists PALM BEACH GARDENS, FLORIDA,
An internal government watchdog has found that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) prematurely denied thousands of claims related to water contamination at the Camp Lejeune military base. Meanwhile, California has approved a ban on gas-powered cars, and Utah is suing the Biden administration over restored boundaries for national monuments.
An apartment building under construction at 3333 Hennepin Av. was designed in direct response to Minneapolis’ 2040 Plan. Formerly a single-family house, the site will become 11 market-rate rentals with an office for Riley Co., which owns and manages about 100 units in the Twin Cities area. Sustainability elements that
Building on its recent announcement of significant network expansion, the LoRa Alliance®, the global association of companies backing the open LoRaWAN® standard for internet of things (IoT) low-power wide-area networks (LPWANs), today announced strong growth for LoRaWAN across a number of key market indicators. Driven by LoRa Alliance members and