algae in lakes
5:21 pm
Thu April 25, 2013

Lake managers get new tool to combat algae

Nothing spoils a summer swim in your favorite lake like an algae bloom. These become more common as the weather warms up.  A lake in Federal Way is serving as a proving ground for a possible new tool to combat toxic blooms.

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The Digital Future
5:00 am
Tue May 29, 2012

Let's turn carbon emissions into something useful

The TransAlta facility in Centralia is Washington's only coal-fired power plant
Robert Ashworth

The average coal-fired power plant spews out more than a million tons of CO2 into the atmosphere every year.

Wouldn't it be great if that greenhouse gas could be put to good use?

On this month's edition of The Digital Future, Strategic News Service Publisher Mark Anderson tells KPLU's Dave Meyer that all that carbon could be used to make fuel, chemicals and other products.

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