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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Environmental Protection Agency will attempt to stamp out speculation in the U.S. biofuel credit market by barring trading by non-industry players, publicizing large positions, and improving price transparency, a source familiar with the agency’s proposals told Reuters on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on
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A rainbow is seen behind the logo of a BP fuel station in Barnstaple in south west England October 17, 2012. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – The head of BP’s wind energy business Laura Folse will retire at the end of month, three years after taking the role, a company spokesman said on Monday. Folse,
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FILE PHOTO – A PSA Group logo is seen behind a car displayed during French carmaker’s news conference as they announce the company’s 2018 results at their headquarters in Rueil-Malmaison, near Paris, France, February 26, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann PARIS (Reuters) – The EU’s plans to slash carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from vehicles and push carmakers
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Firefighters battled 25 blazes across the Australian state of Victoria on Sunday as a record-breaking heatwave delivered the hottest start to March on record for the southern third of the country. A supplied image obtained on March 2, 2019, shows smoke rising from the bushfire burning in Victoria’s east, Australia. AAP Image/Supplied
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FILE PHOTO: A view of a collapsed tailings dam owned by Brazilian mining company Vale SA, in Brumadinho, Brazil February 10, 2019. REUTERS/Washington Alves/File Photo RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian authorities investigating the fatal January collapse of a dam owned by miner Vale SA have recommended the removal of the firm’s chief executive and
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FILE PHOTO: A street vendor roasts maize in central Harare, Zimbabwe January 12, 2017. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo/File Photo HARARE (Reuters) – The United Nations on Thursday launched an international appeal for aid for Zimbabwe following a drought that it expects to affect around a third of the population as crop yields plummet. Seasonal rains have been
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican U.S. Senator Susan Collins said on Wednesday she will oppose Andrew Wheeler, President Donald Trump’s pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency, complicating the nominee’s path to approval by the Senate. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler addresses staff at EPA headquarters in Washington, U.S., July
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KINSHASA (Reuters) – Former Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila in December awarded an oil drilling license that overlaps a wildlife-rich UNESCO world heritage site, according to official records, reviving concerns about environmental protections. FILE PHOTO: Felix Tshisekedi receives the presidential sash from the outgoing President Joseph Kabila during the inauguration ceremony whereby Tshisekedi
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