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Malaysia threatens EU fighter jet boycott over palm oil

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Malaysia may retaliate against an EU plan to curb palm oil use by purchasing new fighter jets from China instead of European arms companies, its leader said Sunday. The Southeast …

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ADM expects to lose millions due to extreme weather – Feedstuffs

ADM expects to lose millions due to extreme weather  Feedstuffs

Extreme winter weather is expected to affect Archer Daniels Midland Co.’s (ADM) North American operations to the tune of $ 50-60 million in the first quarter, the …

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Missouri Greenlights Massive New Wind Power Transmission Project

Missouri breathes new life into a massive “zombie” wind power transmission project that will knock out coal and natural gas like bowling pins

CleanTechnica

It’s been nearly 30 years since the Exxon Valdez oil spill. But that crisis pales in comparison to these recent ocean disasters.

The largest accumulation of ocean plastic in the world is called the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and is located between Hawaii and California. Dead zones are areas of ocean that are hypoxic — meaning …

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Malaysia May Choose Chinese Jets in Palm Oil Spat, Bernama Says

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said the country could switch to China to source its fighter jets instead of the European Union, as retaliation against the EU for its curbs on palm oil. “If …

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Petrochemical leak keeps stretch of Houston port closed a third day

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Ship traffic was halted for a third day on Sunday along a key stretch of the United State’s busiest oil port as emergency workers siphoned fuels from the Houston Ship Channel that …

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Installing A Few Wind Turbines Isn’t Enough: Smithfield, Clean Up Your Environmental Act

hogsShould we congratulate known polluters who concede to adding renewable energy to their mix

CleanTechnica

Editorial: Extreme weather is nothing new for March on the Great Plains – Omaha World-Herald

Editorial: Extreme weather is nothing new for March on the Great Plains  Omaha World-Herald

If you’re looking for the month that brings the most dramatic extremes in Nebraska weather, the clear choice is March. During March in Nebraska, observes …

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