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  • June 12- The first heavily automated mass-market vehicles for consumers could go on sale as soon as 2022, if one or more vehicle manufacturers adopt a new sub- $500 lidar sensing package being developed by Silicon Valley startup Luminar. The tremendous cost of lidar- prices for individual sensors currently range from about $6,000 to more than $100,000- is one of...

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  • June 11- Talen Energy said it will retire two units at its Colstrip coal-fired power plant in Montana at the end of 2019 for economic reasons. That planned retirement is about two and a half years earlier than previously expected. "We have been unsuccessful in making the units economically viable," Dale Lebsack, Talen Montana president, said in a release.

  • WASHINGTON, June 10- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to a hear a bid by a unit of British oil major BP Plc to avoid a lawsuit by private landowners in Montana seeking to force the company to pay for a more extensive cleanup of a Superfund hazardous waste site than what federal environmental officials had ordered. The justices took up Atlantic Richfield Co's...

  • WASHINGTON, June 10- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to a hear a bid by a unit of British oil major BP to avoid a lawsuit by private landowners in Montana seeking to force the company to pay for a more extensive cleanup of a Superfund hazardous waste site than what federal environmental officials had ordered. Atlantic Richfield already has spent $470...

  • WASHINGTON, May 29- A Montana tribe this week blasted the Trump administration for seeking to overturn an Obama-era moratorium on federal coal leasing without consulting it, saying the move violated its treaty rights and would have major impacts on its land. Pena's letter came in reaction to a draft environmental assessment by the Interior Department's...

  • Steve Bullock, Governor of Montana, speaks at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., on Monday, May 1, 2017.

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  • CALGARY, Alberta, May 3- Pipeline company TransCanada Corp said on Friday it has changed its name to TC Energy, to reflect the expansion of its business beyond Canada to the United States and Mexico. Calgary- based TC Energy has been struggling to make progress in building new oil export pipelines out of western Canada. In 2017, TC Energy scrapped plans for the C $12...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 17- Aeva Inc, a startup company founded by former Apple Inc engineers Soroush Salehian and Mina Rezk, has signed a sensor-system deal with an Audi-owned unit that is working on self-driving technology for Volkswagen AG. Aeva said on Wednesday that Audi's AID-Autonomous Intelligent Driving unit, a center of excellence for Volkswagen...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 17- Aeva Inc, a startup company founded by former Apple Inc and Nikon Corp engineers, has signed a sensor-system deal with an Audi-owned unit that is working on self-driving technology for Volkswagen AG. Aeva said on Wednesday that Audi's AID-Autonomous Intelligent Driving unit, a center of excellence for Volkswagen autonomous driving...

  • President Donald Trump on Friday signed a new permission for TransCanada Corp to build the long-delayed Keystone pipeline for imports of Canadian oil, replacing his previous permits in a fresh attempt to get around the blocking of the $8 billion project by a court in Montana. The pipeline faced numerous legal hurdles after several environmental groups sued...

  • President Donald Trump on Friday signed a new permission for TransCanada Corp to build the long-delayed Keystone pipeline for imports of Canadian oil, replacing his previous permits in a fresh attempt to get around the blocking of the $8 billion project by a court in Montana. The pipeline faced numerous legal hurdles after several environmental groups sued...

  • BOSTON, March 29- A federal judge on Friday nixed the international family vacation plans of a former senior executive at private equity firm TPG Capital charged in connection with the U.S. college admissions scandal, saying he posed a flight risk. Other parents who appeared in court included New York food and beverage distributor Gregory Abbott; Gamal...

  • WASHINGTON, March 29- President Donald Trump signed a permit on Friday granting permission for TransCanada Corp to build the long-delayed Keystone pipeline at the U.S.- Canada border for the importation of oil from Canada. The $8 billion pipeline, which would carry 800,000 barrels per day of oil from Canada's oil sands to refineries along the U.S.

  • BOSTON, March 29- A federal judge on Friday nixed the international family vacation plans of a former senior executive at private equity firm TPG Capital charged in connection with the U.S. college admissions scandal, saying he posed a flight risk. Jack Pirozzolo, his lawyer, argued in federal court in Boston that denying his client the ability to leave the...

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  • *Ethiopia and France see similarities with Indonesia crash. Analysis of the cockpit recorder showed its "angle of attack" data was "very, very similar" to that of the Lion Air jet that went down off Jakarta in October, killing 189 people, a person familiar with the investigation said. "If that's the case, that does raise the possibility that there is a similar occurrence...

  • *Ethiopia and France see similarities with Indonesia crash. Analysis of the cockpit recorder showed its "angle of attack" data was "very, very similar" to that of the Lion Air jet that went down off Jakarta in October, killing 189 people, a person familiar with the investigation said. "If that's the case, that does raise the possibility that there is a similar occurrence...

  • *Ethiopia and France see similarities with Indonesia crash. Analysis of the cockpit recorder showed its "angle of attack" data was "very, very similar" to that of the Lion Air jet that went down off Jakarta in October, killing 189 people, a person familiar with the investigation said. "If that's the case, that does raise the possibility that there is a similar occurrence...