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Plants to the rescue

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By Kurt Kleiner in Toronto A LIVING filter made of algae from the hot springs in Yellowstone National Park could slash carbon dioxide emissions from power stations, according to engineers at Ohio University. A team led by David Bayless of the University’s Ohio Coal Research Center is using a $1 million grant from the US Department of Energy to build a filter that can be attached to the exhaust system of a coal-burning power station. Before coal smoke gets to the smokestack, it will be bubbled through water, which will absorb some of the CO2. This hot,