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Auto Experts: Tesla Has 7-Year Head Start Over Legacy Automakers

Cynthia Shahan I CleanTechnicaThe automotive and oil industries dominate the global economy, and both are on the cusp of revolutionary change. The ramifications of this are endless, and when auto industry experts start discussing the current state of affairs with an open mind, the conversation can take some very interesting turns

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Ethical wood body warns Indonesian palm oil firm over forest clearing

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – An international green certification body said Indonesian member firm Korindo Group breached its rules on clearing forests to grow oil palm but would not be …

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In an era of extreme weather, concerns grow over dam safety – PBS NewsHour

In an era of extreme weather, concerns grow over dam safety  PBS NewsHour

It is a telling illustration of the precarious state of United States dams that the near-collapse in February 2017 of Oroville Dam, the nation’s tallest, occurred in …

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Jokowi Vows to Fight Europe Over Slumping Palm Oil Prices

Indonesian President Joko Widodo will fight the European Union to defend palm oil against biofuel curbs that could risk the livelihood of about 6% of the country’s population. The bloc in June pushed …

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Malaysia to take action against school over ‘anti-palm oil propaganda’

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia will take action against an international school for spreading “anti-palm oil propaganda”, the education ministry said on Wednesday, in a sign of Kuala Lumpur’s …

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EU Lifts Warning Over Taiwan’s Illegal Fishing – The Maritime Executive

EU Lifts Warning Over Taiwan’s Illegal Fishing  The Maritime Executive

The European Commission has announced that it will be lifting the yellow card warning it placed on T…

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Nissan Altima & Maxima vs. Tesla Model 3 — Cost Comparisons Over 5 Years

To satisfy my own curiosity (and, apparently, that of millions of other people), I’ve been running 5-year cost comparisons of the Tesla Model 3 and other top selling cars on the US market. This round of comparisons pits the Tesla Model 3 versus the Nissan Altima and Nissan Maxima

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Fish oil leak causes large vapor cloud over parts of northwest Houston

ABC13 learned that the company makes products like dog food and uses fish oil in products. Some of that oil escaped due to a leak in a pump. …

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Husky pleads guilty over oil leak into North Saskatchewan River

LLOYDMINSTER, Sask. – Husky Energy has pleaded guilty in a pipeline leak that sent oil spilling into a major river and fouled the source of drinking water for thousands of people. The spill into the …

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Kenya Pipeline to Spend Millions Over Oil Leak Detection Blunder

A costly blunder during the construction of a Sh48 billion pipeline from Mombasa to Nairobi is set to bleed Kenya Pipeline Company more money after an oil spill occurred in Makueni barely a year …

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