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  • BREXIT: NIKKI DA COSTA, A TOP ADVISOR TO UK PM BORIS JOHNSON, QUITS- SUN REPORTER.

  • The delays have caused the two giant gas pipelines- Dominion Energy Inc's Atlantic Coast and EQM Midstream Partners LP's Mountain Valley- to increase their cost estimates by hundreds of millions of dollars, according to the companies. The Atlantic Coast pipeline may never be completed unless the U.S. Supreme Court overturns a lower-court decision blocking...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 4- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear an appeal by Dominion Energy Inc and President Donald Trump's administration of a lower court ruling that halted construction on a $7.5 billion natural gas pipeline due to run underneath a section of the popular Appalachian Trail in rural Virginia. Environmental groups had sued to stop the...

  • Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden was called out during a climate change forum on Wednesday for planning to attend a fundraiser hosted by the co-founder of a natural gas export company, after he had pledged not to take fossil-fuel company money. The exchange highlighted the political tensions involved in trying to lead the country off oil, coal...

  • WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.V., Aug 28- The U.S. Federal Reserve is monitoring the impact of its move earlier this month to cut interest rates, with the domestic economy looking strong despite a fall in investment and weakness overseas, a Fed policymaker said on Wednesday. "The national economy appears great," Richmond Federal Reserve President Thomas Barkin said in...

  • *Disney plans additional 40 stores by Oct 2020. Disney stores will launch inside Target in major cities such as Philadelphia, Denver and Chicago. Guests can browse and purchase Disney store specialty merchandise from Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars, at select Target locations, the Target statement said.

  • Aug 16- EQM Midstream Partners LP has told U.S. federal regulators the company would stop some work on its long-delayed Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Virginia as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reviews a couple of permits. EQM's decision to suspend work was in response to a lawsuit filed by the Sierra Club earlier this week in the...

  • MONACA, Pa./ WASHINGTON, Aug 13- President Donald Trump told workers on Tuesday at a $6 billion petrochemicals plant being built in western Pennsylvania that more big U.S. energy projects were coming as his administration rolls back environmental regulations. Trump won Pennsylvania in that election by less than 1 percentage point, and he has visited the state...

  • Aug 9- Canadian energy company Enbridge Inc said it is working on a plan to put in service a couple of pipelines adjacent to the Texas Eastern natural gas pipeline in Kentucky that exploded on Aug. 1, killing one person. Enbridge said Texas Eastern has three lines between its Danville and Tompkinsville compressors in Kentucky that make up its 30- inch system.

  • Gov. Jim Justice delivers his first State of the State speech on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Charleston, West Virginia.

    West Virginia Governor Jim Justice switched his party affiliation from Democrat to Republican in 2017. He joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the latest news out of the 2020 Democratic primaries and President Trump's trade agenda.

  • Aug 1- A natural gas line erupted in a ball of flames that could be seen for miles over a residential community in rural Kentucky on Thursday, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said. The blast, in Moreland, a community about 40 miles south of Lexington, was the second so far this year on Canadian energy company Enbridge Inc's Texas...

  • Aug 1- A gas line explosion early on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said. The explosion, in Moreland, a community about 40 miles south of Lexington, shut a natural gas pipeline operated by Canadian energy firm Enbridge Inc,...

  • Aug 1- A gas line explosion shortly after midnight on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said. The explosion in Moreland, a community about 40 miles south of Lexington, was on a natural gas pipeline operated by Canadian energy...

  • His aggressive tactics on trade, including 25% tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods that prompted retaliatory duties on U.S. exports, have made companies uncertain about the future and more hesitant to invest. In the edition circulated ahead of Wednesday's Fed meeting, a company in the Northeast complaining about the cost of keeping track of tariffs and a...

  • His aggressive tactics on trade, including 25% tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods that prompted retaliatory duties on U.S. exports, have made companies uncertain about the future and more hesitant to invest. In the edition circulated ahead of Wednesday's Fed meeting, a company in the Northeast complaining about the cost of keeping track of tariffs and a...

  • July 26- A U.S. appeals court on Friday vacated a permit by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that allowed Dominion Energy Inc to build its Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to North Carolina in areas inhabited by threatened or endangered species. Dominion suspended construction of the long-delayed project in early December after the 4th...

  • July 26- A U.S. appeals court in Richmond, Virginia, on Friday vacated a permit by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that allowed Dominion Energy Inc to build its Atlantic Coast natural gas pipe from West Virginia to North Carolina in areas inhabited by threatened or endangered species.

  • Federal prosecutors in Cincinnati charged Miami-Luken Inc and four people with conspiring to distribute controlled substances in the second U.S. criminal case against a drug distributor over its role in a crisis that has killed hundreds of thousands of people. The indictment charged the Springboro, Ohio- based company; Anthony Rattini, its former president;...

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  • June 26- The U.S. Solicitor General and Dominion Energy Inc asked the Supreme Court to hear an appeal of a decision that stopped Dominion from building the Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline across the Appalachian Trail in Virginia. In December, the appeals court vacated a permit that allowed the Atlantic Coast pipe to cross the Appalachian Trail on National...