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China slaps anti-dumping duty on stainless steel from EU, Indonesia, Japan, and S Korea

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China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOC) on Monday announced anti-dumping measures on imported stainless steel products from the European Union and three Asian nations. Dumping is an international-trade term that describes a country or company exporting a product at a price that is lower in the foreign import market than the price in the exporter’s domestic Read More

Grupo Mexico says Navy found no environmental damage after sulfuric acid spill

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican mining and transport firm Grupo Mexico said on Monday that Mexico’s Navy Ministry reported it did not find environmental damage from the company’s sulfuric acid spill at its Guaymas facility on the Gulf of California. Mexico’s environmental prosecutor has ordered the partial and temporary closure of the site following the Read More

France asks EU for early farm aid to help drought-hit farmers

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FILE PHOTO: A corn field affected by drought is pictured in Montbert near Nantes, France July 16, 2019. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – France will ask the European Commission to bring forward the payment of 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) of subsidies to help farmers cope with a hot spell that hurt crops and Read More

Fire forces Philadelphia Energy Solutions to file for bankruptcy again

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FILE PHOTO: The Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery is shown following a recent fire that caused significant damage to the complex, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., June 26, 2019. REUTERS/Laila Kearney/File Photo (Reuters) – Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) filed for its second Chapter 11 bankruptcy in less than two years on Sunday, a court filing showed, Read More

Hong Kong police seize explosives at storehouse used by pro-independence group

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One person was arrested after Hong Kong police discovered a stash of explosives and weapons, stored along with banners and clothes bearing an emblem of the Hong Kong National Front (HKNF) party, in a raid on Friday night. Also on rt.com 100,000+ brave rain in Hong Kong in show of support to police Police said Read More

Strong earthquake in Athens sends people running out into streets

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A strong earthquake has struck Athens, causing people to run out into the streets of the Greek capital and causing minor injuries. The quake was initially measured at magnitude 5.1 by the Athens Institute of Geodynamics, but the US Geological Survey gave it a higher preliminary reading of 5.3. It hit at 2.13pm local time Read More

Weather woes hit French vineyards: wine production seen falling this year

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PARIS (Reuters) – Wine output in France, the world’s second largest producer, may fall by as much as 13% this year after vineyards were hit by adverse weather including hail, frost and a record-breaking heatwave, the farm ministry said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of red wine are displayed at Chateau Lamothe-Bergeron (Haut-Medoc Label) in Read More

The number of electric utility rate cases increased in 2018

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July 19, 2019 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on data from S&P Global Rate Case Database and the University of Texas, Austin Energy Institute In 2018, 89 utilities—or nearly half of all major U.S. electric utilities—tried to change electricity rates by filing rate cases with state regulatory commissions; this number was the largest number Read More

Quake hits northwest of Greek capital Athens – witnesses

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ATHENS (Reuters) – A magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook the Greek capital Athens on Friday, sending people running from buildings in panic, witnesses said. The European Earthquake Monitoring Centre recorded the quake’s epicenter at 22 km (14 miles) northwest of the city. Its website quoted a witness as saying the quake was “strong but fortunately not Read More