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WNC community still recovering months after extreme weather – WSPA.com


WSPA.com

WNC community still recovering months after extreme weather
WSPA.com
It has been months since heavy rain and landslides damaged many homes in Western North Carolina.

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Liberia’s biggest palm oil project quits eco-certification scheme

Men work on palm fruits at a palm oil factory in Bomi County, Liberia December 30, 2017. Picture taken December 30, 2017. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon Golden Veroleum was accused of failing to get consent …

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Is “Perceived Solvency” The Real Reason Jim Chanos Is Short Tesla?

Tesla has reached its artificial milestone of producing 5,000 Model 3s per week, and media outlets (and buyers) continue to post rave reviews. The company’s three vehicles are the three top-selling EVs in the US market. Model S has been consistently outselling every competing large luxury sedan for a couple of years, and it appears as if Model 3 will similarly dominate the small sedan segment. At least two sets of auto industry experts (Munro & Associates and a group commissioned by German automakers) have performed teardowns of Model 3, and concluded that the new EV should be earning a healthy profit margin. Does this really sound like a company in trouble

CleanTechnica

Facebook To Power Oregon Data Center With 437 Megawatts Of Solar Power

Facebook and electricity company Pacific Power announced a partnership this week to build 437 megawatts (MW) worth of new solar projects in Oregon to power Facebook’s Prineville Data Center with 100% renewable energy. 

CleanTechnica

Study: Potential Enbridge oil leak could cost almost $2B

Scientists estimate a worst-case oil leak in a Michigan segment of a pipeline owned by Canadian company Enbridge would cost up to $ 2 billion, including cleanup and lost revenue. The study centered on …

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China smashes up illegal fishing vessels for not being registered – SeafoodSource (blog)


SeafoodSource (blog)

China smashes up illegal fishing vessels for not being registered
SeafoodSource (blog)
Chinese authorities have further upped the ante in the fight against illegal fishing by smashing up vessels found guilty of fishing without a license or without a vessel name or proof of being on a port registry. Often referred to in official reports

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