Scavengers look for plastic bottle trash at a garbage dump in Lhokseumawe, Aceh province, Indonesia. Based on a study by McKinsey and Co. and Ocean Conservancy, Indonesia is the No. 2 producer of plastic waste in the world after China. The study found 36% to 38% of waste in coastal areas of the country was plastic. (Zikri Maulana / SOPA Images/Sipa USA, via AP Images)

NREL scientists have a plan to fight ocean plastic: Upcycle it into something valuable

All the plastics in the sea could literally outweigh the fish unless cast-off bottles and containers find a different, more valuable destination

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Campaign to recall Colorado Senate President Leroy Garcia fails, decides not to turn in all of its signatures

The effort said they will turn in about 120 signatures, but not all of the ones they collected, in protest of what they said was "voter intimidation"

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$1 billion has flowed from venture investors to Front Range companies this year

More exits, larger funding rounds and more entrepreneurs are the result of years in the making. Will it last as unicorns fumble and recession concerns rise?