Recycling Gulf oil booms into Chevy Volts

So, this is kind of cool. GM is recycling used oil booms from the Gulf oil spill into new Chevy Volts. Plastic boom material that soaked up oil in the Gulf of Mexico has found a new use as components in General Motors Co.’s high-tech Chevrolet Volt car. Recycling the booms means producing more than 100,000 pounds of plastic resin […]

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