Living on Earth is an environmental news and information program. Each week host Steve Curwood guides the listener through a mix of news, features, interviews and commentary on a broad range of ecological issues.
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Could the future be built out of trash? A plan to turn plastic, paper into wallboard
Continuus Materials, a Texas-based company with a Northeast Philadelphia plant, will begin producing wallboard out of recycled flexible plastic and paper.
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Speedy reactor cleanups may carry both risks and rewards
Companies specializing in the handling of radioactive material are buying retired U.S. nuclear reactors from utilities and promising to clean them up in less time than usual.
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Trying to keep Pa.’s bats flying in the face of an epidemic
Researchers hope treatment can help endangered bats hang on in the face of white-nose syndrome
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