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Statevolt, a battery cell manufacturing company, has secured a site for their gigafactory in the Imperial Valley. As the American sister to their Italian counterpart, Italvolt, the company is seeking to rapidly expand its battery production facilities to the United States by capturing funding created by the Inflation Reduction Act.

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If you had “truck powers vasectomy” on your 2022 bingo card then step right up and claim your prize, Nostradamus. Yes—a Rivian R1T pickup truck was used as a power source for a vasectomy after a blackout left a clinic in Texas without electricity, and it was all over the news last week. There’s a truck nuts joke in here somewhere, but I’m going to leave it…hanging.

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Courtesy of John Shegerian

From providing ex-gang members with jobs to shaping the electronic waste industry, John Shegerian wants his businesses to make a difference in communities.

On this episode of Office Hours, host Spencer Rascoff spoke with Shegerian, co-founder and CEO of ERI, an electronic recycling company, about transforming a tortilla factory into a gang rehabilitation space and entering the e-waste industry before it was popular.

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