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  • The EPA's five-year review, released June 1, is the latest flashpoint related to General Electric's cleanup of poly-chlorinated biphenyls it discharged in the river until the mid-1970s. The EPA review doesn't order more cleanup but the agency is careful to say that's not a final decision. Boston- based GE removed 2.75 million cubic yards of sediment from a 40-...

  • ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— The competition for a multibillion-dollar contract to manage the U.S. laboratory that created the atomic bomb is beginning as criticism intensifies over the troubled safety record of Los Alamos National Laboratory. It was first announced in late 2015 that the current manager, Los Alamos National Security LLC, would be losing its $2.2...

  • WASHINGTON— The Senate on Monday confirmed the chairwoman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to another five-year term on the panel. The Senate confirmed her nomination, 88-9.. Svinicki worked at the Energy Department and as a Senate aide before joining the NRC.

  • ATHENS, Greece— Thousands of striking Greek municipal workers marched through Athens on Thursday to press for better employment status, in the latest of a series of protests that have hindered trash collection in major cities. Union members have for days been hindering trash collection across the country, and municipal authorities in Athens and other major...

  • DOVER, Del.— A federal judge in Delaware has blocked a Utah- based nuclear waste disposal company from buying a Texas- based competitor. The judge on Wednesday ruled in favor of the U.S. Justice Department in an antitrust lawsuit aimed at blocking Salt Lake City- based EnergySolutions' planned $367 million acquisition of rival Waste Control Specialists, based in...

  • "We have previously flagged the Waterworks transaction as a positive catalyst since it re-focused the portfolio on two end markets, is margin accretive, reduces leverage to sector norms and introduces a capital return deployment strategy," Morgan Stanley analyst Nigel Coe said in a note. Shares of the Atlanta- based company slumped as much as 19 percent to...

  • 10 business leaders sound off after President Trump ditched the Paris Climate Accord

    American business leaders are expressing disagreement via social media with President Trump deciding to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord.

  • Trump announces he is pulling America out of the Paris Climate Agreement

    President Donald Trump said Thursday that the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris climate agreement.

  • JOHANNESBURG, May 31- South African petrochemicals group Sasol will apply to postpone a 2020 deadline for meeting stricter air pollution laws, the company said on Wednesday. South Africa, the continent's worst polluter and most advanced economy, emits millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each year, much of it from coal-fired power plants...

  • SHANGHAI, May 16- Air pollution in a key Chinese region surrounding Beijing worsened in the first four months of this year, despite tough new campaigns to enforce green regulations and punish offenders, official data published on Tuesday showed. In the Beijing- Tianjin- Hebei region, average concentrations of small breathable particles known as PM2.5 rose...

  • WASHINGTON, April 27- A U.S. appeals court on Thursday granted a request from the Trump administration to put litigation on hold in which states and industry groups are challenging an Obama administration pollution control rule for mercury and other toxic emissions from power plants. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit canceled oral...

  • WASHINGTON, April 27- A U.S. appeals court on Thursday granted a request made by the Trump administration to put litigation on hold in which states and industry groups are challenging an Obama administration pollution control rule for mercury and other toxic emissions from power plants. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit canceled...

  • APPEALS COURT GRANTS TRUMP REQUEST TO PUT HOLD ON CASE CHALLENGING OBAMA MERCURY AIR POLLUTION REGULATION.

  • Cramer Remix: Billions of dollars could be about to flood the stock market

    Jim Cramer reviews the impact of President Trump’s proposed tax cuts, and finds one juicy perk.

  • Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    Jim Cramer reviews the impact of President Trump’s proposed tax cuts, and finds one juicy perk.

  • WASHINGTON, April 26- Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives will debate legislation on Wednesday to breathe life into the stalled Yucca Mountain spent nuclear fuel dump in Nevada, but critics say the project is hindered by the lack of an easy transport route. Representative John Shimkus has proposed draft legislation to restart the licensing of Yucca...

  • BUFFALO, New York, April 21- Laicie Manzella lived in a rundown house on Buffalos east side when three of her children tested with dangerously high levels of lead in their blood. A Reuters investigation found at least four city zip codes here where 40 percent of children tested from 2006 to 2014 had high lead levels, making Buffalo among the most dangerous lead...

  • NEW YORK, April 19- Shared office space company WeWork Cos is starting to expand with a broader real estate facilities management service, it said on Wednesday. WeWork is building on what it calls "on-site services" that began with an unnamed corporate client in Chicago that is reducing its leased space to two floors from three, said David Fano, the New York- based...

  • Michael Phelps: Making waves and saving water

    Olympian Michael Phelps talks about his efforts to increase people's awareness of water conservation, as well as transitioning his lifestyle outside the Olympics.

  • FRANKFURT/ MADRID, March 31- European private equity-owned metals recycling group Befesa is preparing a stock market listing in a deal potentially valuing the group at up to 1.2 billion euros, people close to the matter said. Befesa, which is headquartered in Luxembourg, could reach a market capitalisation of 1 billion to 1.2 billion euros in the initial public...