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From Louisiana to Taiwan, environmental activists stand up to a major plastics company

Formosa Plastics, a Taiwanese plastics company, intends to build a complex St. James Parish, Louisiana, a region already known as “Cancer Alley.” Environmental activist Anne Rolfes faces criminal …

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New Solar Power Breakthrough From Maker Of Things That Make Solar Cells

solar cells renewable energySolar power is getting yet another breakthrough makeover, this time from Meyer Burger, the company that gave us low cost, high efficiency PERC technology

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Palm oil from Indonesian grower that burned forest is still being sold

Palm oil from a company that burned a pristine orangutan habitat in Sumatra has entered the global market due to an oversight, possibly ending up in products made by multinationals such as Nestlé and …

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House Speaker Turzai accepted $11K flight from businessman with fracking-related companies

Turzai accepted an $ 11,000 plane ride last year from a Pittsburgh-area businessman involved in two fracking-related companies.

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How much oxygen comes from the ocean?

At least half of the oxygen produced on Earth comes from the ocean, mostly from tiny photosynthesizing plankton. But marine life also uses roughly the same amount of oxygen to breathe, for cellular …

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Malaysia Farms Face $3 Billion Hit From Palm Oil Worker Shortage

The coronavirus pandemic has left Malaysia’s palm oil industry without enough workers, a shortage that could cost farmers as much as 25% of their annual production — a loss worth about $ 2.8 billion.

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Malaysia exempts palm oil from export duty

Malaysia will fully exempt palm oil from export duty this year as part of plans to support industries badly hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on Friday said crude palm …

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Texas energy companies get break from monitoring chemical leaks during pandemic

Some energy companies, including Enterprise Product Partners and Air Liquide, told the state they cannot monitor emissions due to social distancing guidelines for workers.

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7 Reasons Why Tesla Will Benefit From The Crisis — #7: People

Bringing the right people at the right time with the right skills together is a gift not many have, and if you are one of the gifted, you may not even be aware of it

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7 Reasons Why Tesla Will Benefit From The Crisis — #6: Financials

The financial situation at Tesla has for years been called its biggest weakness. However, I will explain in this article why I believe financials are a strength for Tesla, and one out of 7 reasons why Tesla will benefit from the crisis

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