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The ruling limits the E.P.A.’s ability to restrict power plant emissions.

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WASHINGTON — One by one, the tools available to President Biden to fight climate change are being stripped away. After a Supreme Court decision on Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency will have less authority to limit carbon dioxide from power plants, a major source in this country of the pollution......

S.Korea’s LGES reviews plan for $1.3 bln Arizona battery plant as U.S. inflation bites

Reuters
SEOUL, June 29 (Reuters) – South Korean battery maker LG Energy Solution Ltd (LGES) (373220.KS) plans to reassess its investment plan for a standalone Arizona battery factory due to the current U.S. economic environment, a company spokesperson said on Wednesday. The spokesperson’s comments on the previously announced $1.3 billion investment......

From milligrams to gigatons: Startup that sucks carbon dioxide from the atmosphere is building a big new plant in Iceland

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Christoph Gebald (left) and Jan Wurzbacher, co-founders of Climeworks. Photo courtesy Climeworks Carbon dioxide removal startup Climeworks announced on Tuesday it is building a second commercial sized plant in Iceland. When fully operational in 18 to 24 months time, the......

Texas repeatedly raises pollution limits for Cheniere LNG plant

Reuters
PORTLAND, Texas, June 24 (Reuters) – Cheniere, the largest U.S. exporter of liquefied natural gas, boasts that it’s helping to “improve local air quality in communities globally” because the cleaner burning fuel it ships displaces coal in power plants. But in the Corpus Christi, Texas region, where the fuel is......

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......

Floods close Abbott formula plant days after reopening

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Floods close Abbott formula plant days after reopening – CBS News Watch CBS News Efforts to solve the baby formula shortage hit a roadblock as Abbott had to halt production at a Michigan plant after severe storms caused flooding.......

Post investing in Nevada cereal plant upgrades

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ST. LOUIS — Post Holdings, Inc. has announced its Post Consumer Brands business will invest up to $110 million to expand its cereal production capacity at its facility in Sparks, Nev. According to Post, the expansion will give the company additional production volume, addressing capacity constraints to better meet consumer......

Beef processing plant expansion plans halted

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KANSAS CITY — Due to higher-than-expected costs, National Beef Packing Co. LLC indefinitely paused the expansion of its subsidiary Iowa Premium beef processing operations in Tama, Iowa. Iowa Premium announced in March 2021 its intentions to begin construction, expanding its current Tama facility in 2022, to be completed by 2024.......

Volkswagen offers pay-offs for employees who quit major Russia plant

Reuters
Volkswagen autos are seen at a VW dealership in the Queens borough of New York, September 21, 2015. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 9 (Reuters) – Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) is offering pay-offs to its employees at a car assembly plant in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia,......

Freeport LNG plant blast adds to strain on global supplies

Reuters
HOUSTON, June 9 (Reuters) – Freeport LNG, operator of one of the largest U.S. export plants producing liquefied natural gas (LNG), will shut for at least three weeks following an explosion at its Texas Gulf Coast facility, raising the risk of shortages especially in Europe. Freeport LNG, which provides around......

EDF faces probe into practices at Tricastin nuclear plant -whistleblower’s lawyer

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View of the reactors buildings at the Tricastin nuclear power plant site in Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux, France, June 27, 2019. Picture taken June 27, 2019. REUTERS/Benjamin Mallet/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, June 9 (Reuters) – French power utility EDF (EDF.PA) faces an investigation into alleged......

U.S. asks Mexico to probe alleged labor abuses at Stellantis parts plant

Reuters
MEXICO CITY/WASHINGTON June 6 (Reuters) – The United States has asked Mexico to probe alleged worker rights violations at a Mexican auto-parts plant owned by Italian-French carmaker Stellantis, the fourth such investigation under a revised trade deal, U.S. officials said on Monday. The U.S. request for Mexico to look into......

Abbott reopens Michigan baby formula plant linked to contamination

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Abbott reopens Michigan baby formula plant linked to contamination – CBS News Watch CBS News Abbott Nutrition announced it will reopen its baby formula plant in Michigan amid a dire shortage of baby formula nationwide. The plant was shut......

Baby formula shortage could ease as Abbott reopens Michigan plant

Reuters
June 4 (Reuters) – Abbott Laboratories (ABT.N) said on Saturday that it has reopened its baby formula production plant in Sturgis, Michigan, taking a step toward alleviating an acute nationwide shortage that has sent parents scrambling for supplies. The company said it will begin production of EleCare and other specialty......

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