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MANILA (Reuters) - A dozen more Philippine mines, mostly nickel projects, are in danger of being suspended in an ongoing environmental crackdown on the sector, an environment undersecretary said on Wednesday.
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2016-09-21 05:40:13
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LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's new environment minister said on Wednesday the government of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski would focus on preventing pollution rather than fining companies after the fact, part of a more collaborative stance she described for the private sector.
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2016-09-14 15:44:08
Tuesday, September 6th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. companies that have expressed the most fervent public support for President Barack Obama’s environmental agenda are also funding its biggest enemies - the scores of U.S. lawmakers who are climate change skeptics and oppose regulation to combat it, according to a Reuters review of public records
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2016-09-06 01:06:17
Monday, September 5th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese government is considering imposing penalties on offshore oil companies that damage marine environment, state media said on Monday, the latest effort by Beijing to clamp down on environmental pollution and tackle risks from oil leaks.
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2016-09-05 09:52:09
Monday, September 5th, 2016      Leave a Comment
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Dozens of Indonesian men, suspected of being hired by an oil palm plantation company, threatened to kill environmental investigators checking on fires on Sumatra island, the environment ministry said.
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2016-09-05 03:02:15
Thursday, September 1st, 2016      Leave a Comment
ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis called on Thursday for concerted action against environmental degradation and climate change, renewing a fierce attack on consumerism and financial greed which, he said, were threatening the planet.
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2016-09-01 07:13:10
Wednesday, August 24th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Leading climate and environmental scientists urge Malcolm Turnbull to take urgent action ‘while there is still time’More than 150 Australian experts have signed on open letter to the prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, demanding urgent action on climate change that matches the dire warnings coming from climate scientists
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2016-08-24 19:53:40
Thursday, August 18th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has not complied with federal requirements to study the effects of the nation's biofuel use mandate, an agency watchdog said on Thursday.
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2016-08-18 16:54:23
Monday, August 15th, 2016      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has called on the top U.S. environmental regulator to make changes to a market for renewable fuel credits or else risk "the mother of all short squeezes" that could bankrupt refiners.
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2016-08-15 18:45:09
Friday, August 5th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Brazil’s environmental regulator rules the dam’s backers had failed to supply information to show its social and environmental impactBrazil’s environmental regulator Ibama decided on Thursday to shelve the environmental license request for a hydroelectric dam on the Tapajós river in the Amazon, a project that had been opposed by indigenous tribes and conservation groups
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2016-08-05 04:02:49
Thursday, August 4th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's environmental regulator Ibama decided on Thursday to shelve the environmental license request for a hydroelectric dam on the Tapajos River in the Amazon, a project that had been opposed by indigenous tribes and conservation groups.
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2016-08-04 18:12:55
Thursday, August 4th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An oil refining group on Thursday asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to change the way it enforces the country's biofuel mandate, stepping up pressure on the agency to alter the program.
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2016-08-04 16:39:39
Sunday, July 31st, 2016      Leave a Comment
Trident Winds proposes to install 765 megawatts’ worth of giant turbines on buoyant platforms in California, which could power more than 200,000 homesThe deep waters off the coast of California could become home to the country’s largest offshore wind energy project and a test case for a technology that is still in its infancy
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2016-07-31 08:30:04
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Monday, July 25th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday paved the way for new curbs on emissions from passenger jets by ruling that greenhouse gases from airplanes endanger public health.
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2016-07-25 12:57:13
Monday, July 25th, 2016      Leave a Comment
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has ordered special teams to begin inspecting steel mills across the country to see how well they are complying with tough new pollution rules, its environment ministry said on Monday.
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2016-07-25 03:08:36