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  • NEW YORK, June 21- Mylan N.V. is best known for producing EpiPen emergency allergy treatments and generic drugs. These refined coal credits were approved by Congress in 2004 in order to incentivize companies to fund production of cleaner coal. Mylan is one of only a few public companies, and the only publicly-traded pharmaceutical maker, that uses these tax...

  • BISMARCK, N.D.— President Donald Trump won't be added as a defendant in a lawsuit over the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline that he pushed to completion, a federal judge announced as one of the conditions of allowing a group of Sioux tribal members to intervene in the case. They asked to join the lawsuit filed last July by their tribes over the $3.8 billion...

  • WASHINGTON— The Trump administration will enforce an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production, even as it seeks to rewrite the rule to be more industry-friendly, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Tuesday. Zinke told the Senate Energy Committee that Interior will enforce those parts of the methane...

  • TORONTO/ NEW YORK, June 19- U.S. activist investor Jonathan Litt on Monday called for Canada's Hudson's Bay Co to consider going private and to monetize its vast real estate holdings, sending shares in the owner of Saks Fifth Avenue up 15 percent. The company, also known as HBC, said it would review the letter from Litt, whose activist real estate hedge fund Land&...

  • TORONTO/ NEW YORK, June 19- U.S. activist investor Jonathan Litt on Monday called for Canada's Hudson's Bay Co to consider going private and to monetize its vast real estate holdings, sending shares in the owner of Saks Fifth Avenue up 13 percent. HBC stock had lost about a third of its value this year amid declining sales at its retail stores, which include Saks, Lord&...

  • Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren on Monday urged the Federal Reserve to fire 12 directors who served on Wells Fargo& Co's board during the time thousands of bank employees opened phony accounts in customers' names without permission. Warren is the ranking Democrat on the Senate Banking Committee. Wells Fargo's reputation was damaged last year after...

  • Among major oil- and gas-producing states, North Dakota added three rigs while Alaska, Colorado and New Mexico gained two rigs each. California and Louisiana increased by one apiece. Arkansas, Kansas, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah and West Virginia were unchanged.

  • June 16- U.S. energy firms added oil rigs for a record 22nd week in a row in a year-long drilling recovery but the pace of those additions has slowed in recent months as crude prices dropped to 2017 lows despite OPEC- led efforts to end a global supply glut. After agreeing in December to cut production by around 1.8 million barrels per day from January to June, OPEC and...

  • BISMARCK, N.D.— A judge says he's inclined to let a group of individual members of American Indian tribes join a lawsuit over the Dakota Access oil pipeline, but only if they agree to not add President Donald Trump as a defendant. The White House said the administration is confident that federal analysis of the pipeline's environmental impacts "is legally sound."

  • WASHINGTON— Employers added a significant number of jobs in nine states last month, and unemployment rates in four states fell to record lows. The Labor Department said Friday that the states with the largest percentage gains in jobs were Alaska, Alabama and Louisiana. Florida added nearly 30,000 jobs last month, the most of any state, followed by New York with...

  • District Judge James Boasberg in Washington on Wednesday ruled that the Army Corps of Engineers, in its environmental review of the Dakota Access line, did not fully consider the pipeline's impact on the hunting, fishing and environmental justice rights of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. "Under U.S. Supreme Court precedent he should apply the traditional...

  • District Judge James Boasberg in Washington said the Army Corps did not adequately consider the effects of a possible oil spill on the fishing and hunting rights of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. The judge said in a 91- page decision that, while the Army Corps substantially complied with the National Environmental Policy Act, federal permits issued for the...

  • District Judge James Boasberg in Washington said that the Army Corps did not adequately consider the effects of a possible oil spill on the fishing and hunting rights of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. The judge said in a 91- page decision that while the Army Corps substantially complied with the National Environmental Policy Act, federal permits issued for...

  • District Judge James Boasberg in Washington said that the Army Corps did not adequately consider the effects of a possible oil spill on the fishing and hunting rights of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. The judge said in a 91- page decision that while the Army Corps substantially complied with the National Environmental Policy Act, federal permits issued for...

  • Protesters march during a demonstration against the Dakota Access Pipeline on March 10, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    A federal judge has handed a lifeline to efforts to block the Dakota Access pipeline.

  • District Judge James Boasberg in Washington said that while the Army Corps substantially complied with the National Environmental Policy Act, it did not adequately consider the impacts of a possible oil spill on the fishing and hunting rights of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. The tribe had sued the Army Corps over its approval of the controversial Dakota...

  • WASHINGTON, June 14- A federal judge on Wednesday said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers did not fully weigh the impacts of the Dakota Access pipeline and ordered it to reconsider sections of its environmental analysis. District Judge James Boasberg in Washington said that while the Army Corps substantially complied with the National Environmental Policy Act,...

  • The Wall Street bank said on Tuesday it has selected Andrew Rowe to head its community banking customer segments team, effective September. John Haynes, a senior vice president for Freepoint Commodities, has left the trading firm for Citigroup's energy division, two sources familiar with the matter said on Monday. HSBC has hired former Goldman Sachs banker Rob...

  • June 13- Wells Fargo& Co paid its branch employees for the first time in May using new goals that focus on customer service, branch banking chief Mary Mack said at an investor conference on Tuesday. Wells Fargo's shares have rebounded from the sharp drop suffered in the wake of the sales scandal boosted by growth expectations after the election of U.S.

  • A small nonprofit health insurance plan in suburban Minneapolis provides health insurance to 700,000 people, Vox reports.