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Fire extinguished at Norway’s Mongstad refinery

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The greenhouse of CO2Bio is seen in front of the oil refinery in Mongstad, Norway, July 31, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OSLO, July 3 (Reuters) – A fire that broke out at Equinor’s (EQNR.OL) Mongstad oil refinery on Norway’s west coast early......

Japan’s JERA says it shut down a 500 MW power plant due to fire

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A view of one of the machines as Japan’s biggest power generator JERA prepares for restart of some aged units while building new units at its Anegasaki gas-fired power station in Chiba, near Tokyo, Japan June 22, 2022. REUTERS/Yuka Obayashi Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO,......

3 officers killed, 4 others hurt when man opens fire on police serving warrant in Kentucky

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Three officers were killed when a man opened fire on police attempting to serve a warrant at a home in Kentucky on Thursday night, authorities said. Four other people were injured at the scene in the rural area in......

FTX closes in on a deal to buy embattled crypto lender BlockFi for $25 million in a fire sale

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Sam Bankman-Fried, chief executive officer of FTX Cryptocurrency Derivatives Exchange, speaks during a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021. Stefani Reynolds | Bloomberg | Getty Images FTX is swooping in to buy......

Forest Service didn’t consider climate change when it accidentally caused historic New Mexico fire

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Fire official Ralph Lucas points to a forest burned by the Hermits Peak Calf Canyon near Holman, New Mexico, U.S., May 24, 2022. Picture taken May 24, 2022.  Andrew Hay | Reuters The U.S. Forest Service failed to account for......

Critical mistakes and miscalculations by federal employees caused devastating New Mexico wildfire, report finds

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The U.S. Forest Service made critical mistakes that caused a planned burn to reduce the threat of wildfires to explode into the largest blaze in New Mexico’s recorded history, the agency said Tuesday. A new report found that employees made......

‘The situation is serious’: Germany plans to fire up coal plants as Russia throttles gas supplies

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Germany plans to compensate for a cut in Russian gas supplies by increasing the burning of coal — the most carbon-intensive fossil fuel in terms of emissions. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Germany has said the deteriorating gas market......

3 rescued after 70-foot yacht becomes engulfed in flames off coast of New Hampshire

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A yacht in the water near Portsmouth, New Hampshire, went up in flames on Saturday. Three people who were on the boat are safe, said New Hampshire State Police.  The 70-foot vessel, called Elusive, was in the Piscataqua River......

Justice or overreach?: As crucial test looms, Big Greens are under fire

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here But Henn said it’s important to distinguish the grunt work of organizing from “performative solidarity.” He observed too many organizations distracted by “having internal debates about messaging and identity and your positions on different issues.” Indeed, in this new phase......

Philadelphia firefighter killed, 5 others injured in building collapse

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A firefighter died Saturday while responding to a fire and subsequent building collapse in Philadelphia, authorities said Saturday. Four other firefighters and one employee of the city’s Department of Licenses and Inspections were injured in the incident. In a......

Fire at Sinopec Shanghai Petchem plant kills one

Reuters
June 17 (Reuters) – A fire broke out at a Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Co Ltd (600688.SS) plant in Shanghai early on Saturday, killing one person, the company said. Roaring fire was seen engulfing part of a sprawling factory, emitting columns of thick black smoke, in a video posted on Twitter......

Lee Zeldin’s law & order blueprint: I’m gonna fire DA Bragg on Day 1 

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Lee Zeldin On Day one as New York’s next governor in January, I will do what Kathy Hochul lacks the courage to do, and I will fire Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg, vows gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page......

1.4 million electric panels have been recalled due to burn and fire risks

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Schneider Electric USA is recalling 1.4 million circuit-breaker boxes sold at home improvement and hardware stores nationwide because they can overheat, posing thermal burn and fire hazards. The recall involves Square D QO Plug-On Neutral Load Centers installed in......

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