Energy industry

March 12, 2018 - 8:50 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A $1.5 billion settlement was reached Monday in a class-action lawsuit covering tens of thousands of farmers, grain-handling facilities and ethanol plants that sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed. Lawsuits in...
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, welcomes French President Emmanuel Macron at the International Solar Alliance founding conference in New Delhi, India, Sunday March 11, 2018. Modi and Macron on Sunday co-chaired the first Founding Conference of International Solar Alliance (ISA) in the capital. The summit which was representative by more than fifty countries aims to mobilize $1 trillion of investments by 2030 for massive deployment of solar energy. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
March 11, 2018 - 7:23 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron took a jibe at President Donald Trump on Sunday for his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement. Macron did not name Trump while speaking at the first meeting of the International Solar Alliance in New Delhi. But...
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March 09, 2018 - 1:05 pm
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — A new report says mistakes and mismanagement are to blame for the exposure of workers to radioactive particles at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state. Contractor CH2M Hill Plateau Remediation Co. on Thursday released its evaluation of what went wrong in...
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March 08, 2018 - 8:28 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Secret recordings have been released capturing the ex-president of the country's largest diesel fuel retailer using racial slurs and profanely criticizing his own board of directors and his boss' football team and fans. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports the recordings made...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2018 file photo commuters drive in their cars to work in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Thousands of people die prematurely each year in Germany from the harmful effects of nitrogen dioxide, a gas that’s produced by diesel engines, according to a government-sponsored report published Thursday March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner,file)
March 08, 2018 - 4:51 am
BERLIN (AP) — The Germany government says thousands of people die prematurely each year from the harmful effects of nitrogen dioxide, a gas that's also produced by diesel engines. According to a study released Thursday by the Federal Office for the Environment, almost 6,000 people died prematurely...
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FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2014, file photo, workers wearing protective gears stand outside Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant's reactor in Okuma, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan. A government-commissioned group of experts concluded Wednesday, March 7, 2018 that a costly underground ice wall is only partially effective in reducing the ever-growing amount of contaminated water at Japan's destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant, and that other measures are needed as well. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, Pool, File)
March 07, 2018 - 7:59 am
TOKYO (AP) — A government-commissioned group of experts concluded Wednesday that a costly underground ice wall is only partially effective in reducing the ever-growing amount of contaminated water at Japan's destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant, and said other measures are needed as well. The plant's...
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March 01, 2018 - 8:07 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Another ambitious effort to pass a carbon tax in Washington state has faltered as both Gov. Jay Inslee and the bill's prime sponsor said Thursday that there weren't enough votes to pass the measure out of the state Senate. Washington would have been the first U.S. state to impose a...
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In this video grab provided by RU-RTR Russian television via AP television on Thursday, March 1, 2018, a computer simulation shows the Avangard hypersonic vehicle being released from booster rockets. President Vladimir Putin declared Thursday that Russia has developed a range of new nuclear weapons, claiming they can't be intercepted by enemy. (RU-RTR Russian Television via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 3:26 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says Russia has developed a range of new nuclear weapons that he claims can't be intercepted by an enemy. Speaking Thursday in a nationally televised address, Putin said the new weapons represent a quantum leap in military technology and will render NATO's U.S...
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Students listen to speakers at a rally for clean energy in San Francisco, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. California stands in "complete opposition" to a Trump administration plan to scrap a policy slashing climate-changing emissions from power plants, its top air official said Wednesday at a U.S. hearing in a state helping lead the fight against global warming. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
February 28, 2018 - 7:34 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California officials, schoolchildren and at least one billionaire denounced the Trump administration's plan to scrap Obama-era limits on emissions from power plants in blistering comments Wednesday to U.S. officials visiting a state that's helping lead the fight against climate...
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February 28, 2018 - 2:01 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a hearing in San Francisco over a Trump administration effort to end a policy slashing climate-changing emissions (all times local): 11 a.m. California state officials, a tech billionaire and environmentalists are speaking out against a Trump administration effort...
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