A lithium mining project in the Alvord Desert has been called quits. Learn more here.
An Australian company is calling it quits on a lithium project in southeast Oregon’s Alvord Desert.
The Reedy Lagoon Corporation, a mineral explorer based outside Melbourne, announced Friday that it would stop work on its project near the town of Fields, Oregon, after finding out the land was off limits to new mining.
It’s the second lithium project to flop in Harney County this summer as companies look to cash in on the United States’ hunger for the mineral known as “white gold.” Lithium is the main ingredient in batteries for…
Enjoy this article about the new research out of University of Oregon on skylights and their benefits for passive house heating.
Heating houses is a major energy suck. Behind passenger cars and trucking, it’s the largest energy draw in the United States.
But it turns out homeowners looking to stay warm don’t need to rely just on a pile of electrons or a pipeful of methane.
Research out of the University of Oregon shows that, even on the cloudy western sides of Oregon and Washington, a large chunk of our heating needs could be met with a few well-positioned (and well-managed) skylights.