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Deadly California wildfire grows as city of Paradise smolders - Convoys of fire engines rumbled through the smoldering northern California town of Paradise on Tuesday on their way to combat still-active sections of the state's deadliest and most destructive wildfire in history, which grew by 8,000 acres.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:21:26 -0500
Brazil lawmakers slam Norsk Hydro, regulators for Alunorte leak - "Failures and possible crimes" led to a February leak of mineral byproduct at Norsk Hydro ASA's Alunorte alumina refinery in the Amazonian state of Para, a special commission in Brazil's lower house said in a report released on Tuesday
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:06:45 -0500
Venture Global's Plaquemines LNG export plant passes U.S. environmental test - Venture Global's Plaquemines liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal in Louisiana took a step toward receiving federal approval for construction on Tuesday after staff at the U.S. energy regulator issued a draft environmental report.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:14:49 -0500
Kuwait suspends work on Wednesday after floods - Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) has suspended work at all of its companies on Wednesday due to the extreme weather which has hit the country in recent days.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:11:00 -0500
Exclusive: Chilean regulators reject Albemarle's plans to boost lithium output - Chilean environmental regulators have rejected plans by Albemarle Corp, the world's top lithium producer, to expand output from the Salar de Atacama salt flat, according to filings with Chile's Environmental Assessment Service (SEA) reviewed by Reuters.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 13:08:21 -0500
New EU energy targets put bloc on course to overshoot climate goals - New energy saving and renewables targets adopted by the European Union on Tuesday put the bloc on course to overshoot its climate goals, the EU executive said, as it cut its projections of energy usage to account for Brexit.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 12:20:59 -0500
EU to cut Britain from emissions trading system in no-deal Brexit - Britain will be excluded from the European Union's Emissions Trading System (ETS) and all other legislation to help limit the impact of climate change, if it leaves the bloc in March 2019 without a deal, the EU executive said on Tuesday.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:38:30 -0500
Iowa senator says expect fewer biofuel waivers from Wheeler's EPA - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may issue fewer biofuel waivers to small refineries under Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler than it did under its previous leadership, Republican Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa said on Tuesday.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:18:54 -0500
Spain to propose ban on sale of petrol, diesel cars from 2040 - Spain plans to propose a ban on sales of petrol, diesel and hybrid cars from 2040, government sources said on Tuesday, joining a string of countries taking aim at polluting vehicles to help cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 09:33:43 -0500
Every breath you take: Indian capital's smog leaves children gasping for air - Deepa Tampi worries a lot about the air her two children breathe. The garment exporter says she believes her 14-year-old daughter Mahika and 12-year-old son Vihaan both became asthmatic because of high levels of pollution in the New Delhi area.
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