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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Federal coronavirus loans helped Colorado’s rural hospitals stay afloat

Many of Colorado’s rural hospitals are the community’s top employer and the only provider for hundreds of miles

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Inmate, staff member test positive for coronavirus at Buena Vista prison

Three Colorado prison inmates have died from the coronavirus so far

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United Airlines, a major Denver employer, is sending layoff notices to nearly half of its U.S. employees

United is the largest carrier at Denver International Airport and it employs more than 7,000 people in the city