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GM Raises Its EV Game, Commits Another $7 Billion To Its Electric Car Push

General Motors is picking up the pace of electric car development and putting another $ 7 billion behind its EV push

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Giants leaking oil as they begin crucial final week of playoff push

In the months without baseball this summer, Giants officials spent much of their free time focusing on an area where they have little control. They knew a short spring training and shortened season …

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Is Goldman Sachs’ Recent Environmental Push Enough?

Goldman Sachs has been garnering quite a lot of Twitter praises after the bank updated its “Environmental Policy Framework.” As per the changes, the firm has now pledged

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Will a push for plastics turn Appalachia into next ‘Cancer Alley’?

Fracking money has undermined the voice of the people Mark … has boasted the plastics boom could turn Appalachia into a petrochemical hub similar to the Gulf Coast. But there, Louisiana residents …

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Residents Push To Build Boardwalk Atop Of Margate ‘Dead Zone’ Between Dunes And Oceanfront Homes

Insisting its wooden bulkheads provided better protection without blocking ocean views … a boardwalk atop what residents call “the dead zone” between the dunes and the oceanfront homes. …

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MPs push for probe into Thange oil leak compensation

A section of excavation area in Thange village, Kibwezi, Makueni County where there was an oil spill. [File, Standard] National Assembly Environment Committee has called for investigations on CIC …

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Indonesia starts testing 30% biodiesel in cars amid push to boost palm oil consumption

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia on Thursday began testing biodiesel with a bio-content of 30% in cars, its energy ministry said, as the Southeast Asian nation pushes to boost local markets for its vast …

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A push to make fracking waste water usable in agriculture — and even for drinking

Fracking requires a huge amount of water, a major concern in dry Western states that otherwise welcome the practice. But New Mexico thinks it can mitigate that problem by pushing oil companies to trea…

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Ashley McCray Bets On Fracking Quake Concerns To Push Red Oklahoma Green

“We had a good well — good drinking water. Then the fracking boom hit, and they started injecting [wastewater] all in our area. Our little aquifer became a saltwater basin.” He turned to Ashley Nicole …

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Tesla’s Push To Change The World Is Changing The Minds Of Mainstream Analysts

The mainstream media normally compares Tesla to other automotive companies, but since the Tesla earnings call this week, we are seeing a lot more discussion and analysis of the company that strives to not put it into a box. Tesla is largely a software-enabled battery company that rolls its batteries into cars and stationary energy storage products powered by the sun. That new categorization has continued to scramble the brains of analysts the world over

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