Enlarged 2021 Chevy Tahoe and Suburban SUVs offer diesel option

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Chevrolet unveiled the new 2021 Tahoe and Suburban. Sixty-six percent more cargo room behind the third row for Tahoe, and 19% more maximum cargo space behind the first row for Suburban: both best-in-class. Ten additional inches (254 mm) of third-row legroom for Tahoe.

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GM Maven introduces monthly offering for members; vehicles include the Chevrolet Tahoe and Chevrolet Volt

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The Chevrolet Tahoe and Volt are among the most popular vehicles in the Maven City car-sharing portfolio. Maven, General Motors’ personal mobility brand, has expanded its offerings to include a new monthly service, Maven Reserve. Maven members pay a monthly fee to reserve a new GM vehicle loaded with technology for 28 days. Members can download the Maven app to view pricing by market in real time for Maven Reserve.

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Best Used Green Cars To Buy: Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid

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OK, OK, calm down. Yes, we're recommending a full-size sport utility with a huge V-8 engine as a "best used green car to buy." Because there are green choices in every automotive category, and this is by far the greenest full-size sport utility vehicle. We often read in our comments that no one needs a sport utility, that the entire world

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What a 2011 Chevy Volt Has In Common With a Huge Tahoe Hybrid

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The 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid is a big, old-fashioned, body-on-frame full-size Put them side by side, and they could be vehicles from two different planets. The new 2011 Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car is GM's green halo car, its foray into the future of electric drive vehicles, and the focus of a huge marketing and publicity effort.

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Top 10 Green Cars revealed

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Tags: BMW Chevrolet Ford Green cars Honda Latest news MINI Toyota Volkswagen BMW 335d Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid Ford Escape Hybrid Ford Fusion Hybrid Honda Fit Honda Insight Hybrid kbb.com Kelley Blue Book MINI Cooper top 10 green cars Toyota Highlander Hybrid Toyota Prius Volkswagen Golf TDI

FLO providing workplace charging solutions to GM across the US

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Arlington currently assembles the Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, GMC Yukon, Yukon XL, Chevrolet Suburban and Chevrolet Tahoe for markets in 32 countries across the globe, making it the most export-heavy manufacturing site within GM.

Ford Escape mpg, Lincoln plug-in miles, Taycan 4S driven: Today’s Car News

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GM adds diesel to the Suburban and Tahoe. Fuel economy ratings are out for the Ford Escape Hybrid, and it’s a tick ahead of the RAV4 Hybrid. Lincoln’s first plug-in vehicle is rated for range. And we take the Porsche Taycan to California canyons and the cold Arctic.

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Tesla Boombox de-escalates potential road rage incident in the best way possible


This went unnoticed for some time, at least until a Chevy Tahoe cut him off as he was leaving an off-ramp. . Aggravated at the Tahoe’s driving, the Tesla owner slammed on his Model 3’s horn.

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Tax credits for Tesla Gigafactory will cost Nevada up to $1.1 billion

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On Thursday, Tesla Motors made a long-awaited announcement, revealing that the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center had been chosen to host the Gigafactory. That factory is critical to Tesla's success, because it will produce battery packs in

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Redwood Materials launches EV battery recycling program; initial partners Ford Motor Company and Volvo

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In January 2022, the company announced that its anode copper foil facility at the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center will be complete within months and that it will begin producing and delivering product to customers in the first half of this year. As part of the copper foil facility and expanded recycling operations, Redwoods expects to invest $1 billion in Northern Nevada over the coming years and hire more than 500 people at the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center site.

Redwood Materials opens up new facility just miles from Tesla Giga Nevada


Straubel, has opened up a new manufacturing facility in the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Park, just miles from Tesla’s Giga Nevada production facility. The reason for the Tahoe-Reno location in Reno-Sparks is simple: Tesla Gigafactory.

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GM investing $385M in Romulus Engine plant to prepare for production of new fuel-efficient engine program

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The plant, which currently has about 840 employees on two shifts, produces a variety of V6 and V8 engines that power GM full-size vans, SUVs and pickups, including the Chevrolet Express, Silverado, Tahoe, Suburban and Colorado, GMC Savana, Sierra, Yukon, Canyon, and Cadillac Escalade. General Motors will invest approximately $385 million to prepare the Romulus Engine plant in Michigan for production of an all-new, fuel-efficient engine program.

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Redwood Materials shares plans to ramp copper foil production to 100 GWh


In a recent press release , Redwood noted that in a matter of months, its anode copper foil facility at the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center would be completed, and it could start producing and delivering recycled battery products to customers.

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GM investing $2B in Spring Hill plant to build EVs, starting with Cadillac LYRIQ

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General Motors Co. announced today that its Spring Hill, Tennessee assembly plant will begin the transition to become the company’s third vehicle manufacturing site to produce electric vehicles, joining Factory ZERO in Detroit and Hamtramck, Michigan, and Orion Assembly in Orion Township, Michigan.

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GM invests $1.4B for Arlington Plant upgrades for SUVs

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Production schedules for Chevrolet Tahoes and Suburbans, GMC Yukons and Yukon XLs and Cadillac Escalades will be unaffected by the construction. In its largest single plant investment in the US this year, General Motors announced $1.4 billion for a range of improvements to its Arlington Assembly Plant to more competitively produce high-quality full-size SUVs. The investment allows the plant to be reconfigured with a new paint shop, body shop and general assembly area upgrades.

Japan-US DRIVETHEARC EV fast charging corridor breaks ground in Northern California; 50 fast chargers by March 2017

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DRIVETHEARC , a corridor of electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations spanning from Monterey to Lake Tahoe, broke ground in El Dorado Hills, Calif. The DRIVETHEARC corridor enhances the existing EV infrastructure Nissan has supported as part of its No Charge to Charge promotion, by connecting the metro areas of Monterey, the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento and Lake Tahoe.

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FirstElement Fuel’s California hydrogen network receives $24M from Mitsui and Air Liquide; quadrupling its retail capacity

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The True Zero Network of stations spans from San Diego, throughout Orange County, Los Angeles, and the San Francisco Bay Area, and out to Santa Barbara and Lake Tahoe. FirstElement Fuel has secured $24 million to help fund the growth of its True Zero Hydrogen Network of retail stations in California, and thereby quadruple the company’s capacity to dispense retail hydrogen to customers of fuel cell electric vehicles.

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New Ford Police Interceptors deliver up to 35% better fuel economy when idling

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L/100km) is best in class, topping the Chevrolet Tahoe PPV. The Police Interceptor utility out-accelerated the V8-powered Tahoe in the LASD tests, reaching 60 mph in 8.4 seconds for the Tahoe. The city and highway fuel economy ratings for the new Ford Police Interceptors (PI) have increased by 25% over the retired Crown Victoria.

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DRIVEtheARC EV fast charging corridor opens in Nor Cal; 55 new fast chargers at 25 locations

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DRIVEtheARC, a corridor of electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations spanning from Monterey to Lake Tahoe, announced the completion of the chargers’ deployment and its official grand opening on the one year anniversary of the project’s official launch. DRIVEtheARC enhances the existing EV infrastructure Nissan has supported as part of its ‘No Charge to Charge’ promotion by connecting the metropolitan areas of Monterey, the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento and Lake Tahoe.

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New Ford Police Interceptors deliver up to 35% better fuel economy when idling

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L/100km) is best in class, topping the Chevrolet Tahoe PPV. The Police Interceptor utility out-accelerated the V8-powered Tahoe in the LASD tests, reaching 60 mph in 8.4 seconds for the Tahoe. The city and highway fuel economy ratings for the new Ford Police Interceptors (PI) have increased by 25% over the retired Crown Victoria.

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LPG system provider Icom earns 17 new EPA certifications For GM vehicles

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The Chevrolet-brand vehicles include Silverado, Tahoe, Express vans, Avalanche and Suburban. Icom North America, a developer and manufacturer of liquid-injection propane (autogas) systems for commercial and consumer vehicles, has received 17 new US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certifications for its patented JTG II Propane Liquid Injection bi-fuel systems.

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Johnson Controls partners with and invests in Aqua Metals for lead-acid battery recycling technology

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Aqua Metals is based in Alameda, California, and has built its first recycling facility in Nevada’s Tahoe Reno Industrial Complex. Johnson Controls (JCI), the world’s largest manufacturer of automotive batteries, finalized an agreement with Aqua Metals covering North America, China and Europe for its cutting-edge electrochemical battery recycling technology. Earlier post.) Under terms of a multi-faceted deal, the company is investing in Aqua Metals (AQMS) and licensing the technology.

True Zero’s California hydrogen network hits 2M miles fueled mark; second 1M miles in 60 days

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True Zero has built 16 hydrogen-charging stations in its statewide hydrogen network spanning from San Diego, through Orange County and Los Angeles, to Santa Barbara, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Lake Tahoe, including a station on the I-5 corridor at Harris Ranch. True Zero , which operates the world’s largest network of hydrogen charging stations, has powered two-million miles of zero-emission driving on California roads 60 days after reaching its first million miles.

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True Zero fuels 1M hydrogen fuel cell vehicle miles in California

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The True Zero Network of hydrogen-charging stations spans from Lake Tahoe, through the San Francisco area and down into Santa Barbara, Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Retail hydrogen-station operator True Zero reported that it has powered more than 1,000,000 zero-emission miles by fuel-cell vehicles. True Zero opened its first charging station nine months ago, so the milestone signals a ramp up of fuel-cell vehicles on California roads in recent months.

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Air Liquide to build $150M liquid hydrogen plant in US; long-term agreement with, investment in FirstElement Fuel

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The True Zero Network of stations spans from San Diego, throughout Orange County, Los Angeles, and the San Francisco Bay Area, and out to Santa Barbara and Lake Tahoe. Air Liquide expects to invest more than US$150 million to build a liquid hydrogen plant in the western United States, with construction to begin in early 2019.

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True Zero opens first hydrogen fueling station in California central coast region

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Phase one of the True Zero Network was brought online at an unprecedented speed and scale throughout the Silicon Valley, the greater Los Angeles area, the Lake Tahoe area and the San Joaquin Valley. True Zero has opened a hydrogen fueling station in Santa Barbara in the California central coast region—the latest addition to the world’s largest network of hydrogen-fuel stations being built in California by First Element Fuel , Inc. Top: The new Santa Barbara station.

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GM to use wind power for more than 50% of annual vehicle output from Arlington Assembly plant

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Arlington Assembly produces more than 1,200 vehicles daily, including the Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe; GMC Yukon and Yukon XL; and Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV. General Motors’ Arlington, Texas, Assembly plant will soon be able to build up to 125,000 trucks a year using wind power. The 115 million kilowatt hours of renewable energy will be enough to manufacture more than half of the plant’s annual vehicle output.

Aqua Metals produces first AquaRefined lead at first AquaRefinery; tests 99.99% pure

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The company has now produced high-quality AquaRefined lead with a commercial-scale AquaRefining module at its facility in the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center in Nevada. Aqua Metals has produced the first AquaRefined lead at its AquaRefinery in McCarran, Nevada. AquaRefining is a water-based, room-temperature process that is the only clean lead recycling method for lead-acid batteries (LAB). Earlier post.).

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EVgo fast charges 40M miles of EV driving in US in 2017

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On top of reaching record numbers across the board, EVgo has completed several key projects in 2017 including the DRIVEtheARC corridor in Northern California (connecting the Monterey Peninsula, Bay Area, Sacramento, and Lake Tahoe regions) allowing EV drivers to easily travel from surf to ski emissions-free on one convenient charging route. EVgo’s US network of DC fast chargers provided 40 million miles of electric driving in 2017; in 2016, the figure was 22 million EV miles.

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Polk County, Oregon Sheriff’s Office running 10 patrol cars on propane

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The Polk County, Oregon, Sheriff’s Office is running 10 patrol cars converted to propane autogas, including seven Ford Crown Vics, two Chevy Tahoes and one Ford F-350 pickup truck; the office expects to save more than $20,000 every year by using the alternative fuel.

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Ford Police Interceptor utility vehicle now offers 365 hp EcoBoost engine

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Gubing cited recently released results of Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department testing and evaluation of 2013 model year vehicles, which show Ford’s Police Interceptor utility vehicle swept all categories, including acceleration, braking, 32-lap high-speed and pursuit versus the Chevrolet Tahoe equipped with a 5.3-liter V8 engine. Ford is introducing a Ford Police Interceptor utility vehicle with the 365-horsepower (272 kW) 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine.

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USDOT announces $84.9M through Lo-No program to expand advanced bus technologies

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Tahoe Transportation District. The Tahoe Transportation District will receive funds for the purchase and installation of vehicles, charging infrastructure, and maintenance facility upgrades. The US Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced $84.9 million in grant selections through the Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program, which funds the deployment of transit buses and infrastructure that use advanced propulsion technologies.

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GM scaling back in Russia; Opel out by December, Chevy to minimize presence

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GM will focus on the premium segment of the Russian market with Cadillac and US-built iconic Chevrolet products such as the Corvette, Camaro and Tahoe. General Motors announced plans to change its business model in Russia. The Chevrolet brand will minimize its presence in Russia and the Opel brand will leave the market by December 2015. This change in our business model in Russia is part of our global strategy to ensure long-term sustainability in markets where we operate.

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Tony Fadell: The Nest Thermostat Disrupted My Life

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Every time my wife and I drove up to our Lake Tahoe ski cabin on Friday nights after work, we’d have to keep our snow jackets on until the next day. A year later we decided to build a new, superefficient house in Tahoe. The thermostat chased me for 10 years.

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Electric Car Charging Stations: 6 Easy Steps To Test Your Range Anxiety (Before Buying An EV)

EV Life

Trip Test 1: San Francisco to Lake Tahoe. As you can see in the map below, the fully charged Kia Niro has enough battery range (highlighted in green) to get me to Tahoe without recharging. Electric Car Charging Stations.

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BMW, Volkswagen and ChargePoint complete EV express charging corridors on the East and West Coasts

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Branches from the main corridors extend to popular destinations such as Cape Cod, the Hamptons, the Jersey Shore, Lake Tahoe, Napa, and Sonoma. Electric vehicle (EV) drivers can now travel the most heavily-trafficked corridors on the East and West Coasts of the United States with the installation of 95 new DC Fast charging stations as part of the Express Charging Corridors Initiative—a collaboration of BMW of North America, Volkswagen of America, Inc.

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Fulcrum Bioenergy breaks ground on Phase 2 of Sierra Biofuels plant; 1st garbage-to-fuels project

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Sierra, located in the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center approximately 20 miles east of Reno, will utilize Fulcrum’s proprietary thermochemical process to convert household garbage into low-carbon transportation fuels. Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc. has started site construction for Phase 2 of its first waste-to-fuels project, the Sierra BioFuels Plant (Sierra). Sierra will be the nation’s first commercial-scale plant converting a municipal solid waste (MSW) feedstock—i.e.,

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GM, Carnegie Mellon renew agreement to develop automated vehicle technologies

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The collaborative work builds on GM and Carnegie Mellon’s development of Boss, an autonomous Chevrolet Tahoe named for GM R&D founder Charles F. General Motors recently renewed its five-year agreement with research partner Carnegie Mellon University of Pittsburgh to continue developing technologies that could allow future production vehicles to drive autonomously.

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Road Test: 2021 Hyundai Palisade Calligraphy AWD

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Flash Drive: 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Duramax Diesel. Flash Drive: 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L Premium Three-Row Midsize SUV. Story by John Faulkner. Photos by John Faulkner and Hyundai.

Chevrolet and GMC expand alternative fuel fleet offerings; expanded CNG/LPG lineup

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Caprice PPV Equinox Express Impala Silverado Silverado HD Suburban Tahoe. Chevrolet and GMC are partnering with Power Solutions International, Inc. ( PSI ) to introduce heavy-duty pickups and full-size vans powered by 6.0-liter V-8 compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)-capable engines starting in the first quarter of 2017. Chevrolet also will offer CNG and LPG versions of its new Low Cab Forward commercial truck.

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NHTSA issues safety advisory on preventing undercarriage corrosion to prevent brake-line failures; closes GM investigation

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NHTSA’s investigation stemmed from a vehicle owner’s petition in 2010, and covered about 6 million model year 1999-2003 GM Sierra, Silverado, Avalanche, Escalade, Suburban, Tahoe and Yukon vehicles.

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GMs Taub: self-driving vehicles could be ready by end of decade

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GM has been a leader in developing autonomous vehicle technology, having worked with Carnegie Mellon University to develop the “The Boss” Chevrolet Tahoe that brought autonomous vehicle operation to life in 2007 and won the DARPA Urban Challenge.

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Aqua Metals opens first AquaRefining center for low-pollution lead-acid battery recycling

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recently held an open house at its first AquaRefinery at the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center (TRIC) in McCarran, Nevada. Aqua Metals , Inc. The company says that its proprietary AquaRefining is first environmentally friendly process to recycle lead-acid batteries (LABs). The AquaRefining technology extracts lead from LABs with a room temperature, closed-loop, water-based process that results in significant reductions of hazardous waste and direct human contact with the lead itself.