Trump Administration Halts Plan to Expand Offshore Drilling After Court Ruling Upholds Ban

The Trump administration will shelve its plans to expand offshore drilling in the Atlantic and Arctic following a recent court decision blocking drilling off the Alaskan coast, Interior Department Secretary David Bernhardt said Thursday. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Bernhardt said that the potentially years-long appeals process for last month’s ruling “may […]

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Straws Made of Seaweed Could Replace Their Plastic Nemesis

A startup called Loliware is thinking outside of the plastic box and introducing an environmentally friendly alternative to plastic straws. Soon “hyper-compostable” seaweed straws — that “look, feel, and act like plastic” — could be heading to a store shelf near you. Americans use between 170 and 390 million straws a day. To combat this, the Kickstarter-fundedsingle-use seaweed straws are designed […]

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