Friday, 18 August 2006
July 5, 2006
High Tech Anything But Green
By Stefanie Olsen
Six years ago, Elizabeth Grossman had an unsettling revelation about the high-tech industry: It's anything but green.
As an environmental journalist, Grossman was conducting research on the Willamette River, near her home of Portland, Ore., where many chip manufacturers like LSI Logic house their plants. She was evaluating progress of the river's cleanup, after years of contamination from pulp and paper plants in the area, when she realized its water quality was getting worse, not better…