Critical List: House passes drilling bill; turning grass into plastic
The House passed a bill expanding oil drilling in ANWR and oil shale drilling. Revenues are meant to fund the transportation bill, which won’t be considered until after the President’s Day recess.
Mexico City shut down a giant landfill, but will capture methane that the landfill exudes and use it as a power source.
A new technique could turn grass into plastic.
The price of silicon could start rising again, making solar production that much more pricey.
Plastic waste: kinda pretty?