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BASF, The Estée Lauder Companies, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil and Solidaridad partner for Sustainable Palm Project

— Sustainability project in Lampung, Indonesia launched — Program to encompass 1,000 independent Indonesian smallholder farmers LAMPUNG, Indonesia, May 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BASF, The Estée …

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Clearing toxins from water, including fracking wastewater

In solving a scientific mystery, researchers also discovered a new avenue for clearing toxins from water, including wastewater produced by hydraulic fracturing. In solving a scientific mystery, …

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Tornadoes and extreme weather tear through the southern Plains – NBC News

Tornadoes and extreme weather tear through the southern Plains  NBC News

There was at least one injury after a reported tornado near Tulsa as several twisters hit the state, and the Central Plains and Midwest could get more severe …

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Daiichi Sankyo comes up way short of promised avian flu vaccine production – FiercePharma

Daiichi Sankyo comes up way short of promised avian flu vaccine production  FiercePharma

Daiichi Sankyo will continue its efforts to become capable of quickly producing enough avian flu vaccine to help Japan deal with an epidemic, although its …

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Japan’s Orix Eyes 874 Megawatts Of Wind Energy Assets In India

Japan-based financial services company Orix Corporation is reportedly planning to acquire 100% stake in a wind energy investment is already has in India.

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Indonesia calls on palm oil industry, obscured by secrecy, to remain opaque

The Indonesian government has called on the country’s palm oil companies to refrain from releasing their plantation data, citing national security, privacy and competition reasons. The …

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Pa. Justices Won’t Weigh Fracking Wastewater’s Toxicity

Law360 (May 21, 2019, 6:59 PM EDT) — The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania will not review a lower court’s ruling that the briny wastewater produced by hydraulically fracturing oil and gas wells is not …

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Environmental Issues Top Upcoming European Election Agenda

In Germany, climate change issues are finally taking center stage in the political arena, and the results of the upcoming European elections could set the tone for the future. A poll by broadcaster ARD has shown that 48% of Germans listed climate change as the issue that was most important to them in regards to the upcoming election. If voters want to see political parties tackle the climate crisis effectively, and they use their votes to push this agenda, then the ramifications can be far-reaching both for Germany and the rest of the world

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