Washington

Washington State’s Emissions Allowance Program’s 1st Auctions

Washington State wrapped up its first full year of auctions for tradable emission allowances in December, as the state considers joining an integrated regional greenhouse gas reduction program with California and Québec. In 2021, the Washington state legislature set up a cap-and-invest program that creates tradable emission allowances as a measure to … [continued]

The Story of the Historic Cleanup & Revitalization of the Thea Foss Waterway, Tacoma’s Waterfront

This is Part 1 of a multi-part series on this story. Watch this entire documentary on one of the earliest and most effective waterway cleanups in North America. “It was old industrial wasteland. It wasn’t just contaminated. It was dangerous,” Marv Coleman recounts while discussing the extensive history of the … [continued]

Nearly All U.S. Renewable Diesel Is Consumed In California … But Isn’t Made There

California accounts for nearly all renewable diesel consumption in the United States, but most of it isn’t made in the state. California’s consumption of renewable diesel was more than eight times the amount produced there in 2021. Instead, most of California’s renewable diesel was produced in other states or was imported, mostly from … [continued]

Silicon battery technology gets the seal of approval from Porsche, which has put up the big bucks to help Group14 build the world's biggest silicon battery materials factory in Washington State (image courtesy of Group14).

Porsche Behind World’s Biggest Factory For Silicon Battery Materials

Silicon battery technology gets the seal of approval from Porsche, which has put up the big bucks to help Group14 build the world’s biggest silicon battery materials factory in Washington State.

Electric Bus News Roundup

Electric buses continue to expand globally, and two recent announcements from electric bus companies in the United States and Germany prove it. Let’s take a look at each of them! The US Capitol Is Getting 5 More Electric Buses Nova Bus, a member of the Volvo Group and leading North … [continued]