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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Coalition of states, including Colorado, sue over rules governing 3D-printed guns

Proponents have argued there is a constitutional right to publish the material, but critics counter that making the blueprints readily accessible online could lead to an increase in gun violence

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Denver DA won’t prosecute 33 climate protesters arrested before Gov. Polis’ State of the State speech

Denver District Attorney Beth McCann's office says the Democrat met with the Colorado State Patrol and with the Denver Police Department in making her decision. The protesters were calling for action to fight climate change.

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Colorado hospitals — under increased scrutiny — raised prices and saw more profit, new report says

The report from the Polis administration shows per-patient profits at Colorado hospitals reached their highest level in at least a decade in 2018