Don C. Brunell

Don Brunell

Unemployment insurance intended as a bridge between jobs | Brunell

It shouldn’t be an incentive to stay jobless.

 

Don Brunell

Rethinking natural gas bans | Brunell

Washington shouldn’t ban natural gas in new homes. Thankfully, Olympia left the bad legislation on the table this session.

 

Don Brunell

North American ports remain closed to large cruise ships | Brunell

Losing out on cruise ship season last year cost Alaska $3 billion.

 

Don Brunell

Good news from Hanford | Brunell

If Washington is going to reduce CO2 emissions, then it has to go nuclear.

Don Brunell
Don Brunell

Keeping America’s semiconductor edge is paramount | Brunell

Semiconductors are among the U.S.’s top five exports.

Don Brunell
Don Brunell

TVW is an antidote for dwindling trust in media | Brunell

When you need the unvarnished truth, check out unedited news.

Don Brunell
Don Brunell

Austin’s tax incentives and friendliness is working | Brunell

Seattle and Austin have a vastly different approach when it comes to major companies and incentives.

Don Brunell
Don Brunell

Removing Snake River dams is unwise | Brunell

From fish to electrical power, removing the dams could be disastrous to Washington.

Don Brunell
Don Brunell

Super Bowl ads: super expensive, super perplexing | Brunell

However, one advertiser —Weather Tech — stood above the rest.

Don Brunell
Don Brunell

Portland carbon tax may doom recyclers

The new taxes would raise more than $11 million from about 80 companies, including the Owens-Brockway plant.

Don Brunell
Don Brunell

Hydrogen gaining momentum as replacement truck fuel | Brunell

Drivers that use hydrogen can “fuel up” faster, and energy can be stored indefinitely without loss.

Don Brunell
Don Brunell

‘Work from home’ is here to stay | Brunell

Working from home jumped 12,000 percent last year, and 42 percent of the labor force is working from home full time.

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Don Brunell

Bracing for bigger changes | Brunell

We need to rethink how we go about our lives — which means considering making remote learning and working more permanent.

Don Brunell
Don Brunell

Wildfires were the ‘big polluters’ of 2020 | Don Brunell

COVID-19 might have done a number on the economy, but wildfires took more than 8.6 million acres of land this last year.

Don Brunell
Don Brunell

Despite COVID, wreaths were placed across America | Don Brunell

More than 1.7 million wreaths were placed on the grave markers of fallen service members.

Don Brunell
Don Brunell

Introducing wind blade cement | Brunell

Using old wind turbine blades in concrete reduces CO2 emissions by 27 percent.

Don Brunell
Don Brunell

E-waste reduction requires innovative approaches | Brunell

Less than 13 percent of electronics are recycled — the rest is dumped.

Don Brunell
Don Brunell

Boeing’s good news | Brunell

Boeing’s revamped 737MAX to ready to return to service.

Don Brunell
Don Brunell

Coronavirus spurring air cargo growth | Brunell

Air cargo sector has retained 92 percent of its business during the pandemic.

Don Brunell
Don Brunell

Diversity in America’s military | Don Brunell

A history of integration on America’s military.

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