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U.S. generation of renewable fuel credits falls in August: EPA

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The United States generated fewer renewable fuel blending credits in August than in July, the Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday. About 1.26 billion (D6) blending credits were generated in August, down from 1.33 billion in July, and 331.3 million biodiesel (gasoil) (D4) blending credits were generated in August, compared with Read More

Hydrostor Announces Close of US$37 Million Growth Financing

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TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hydrostor, a leading developer of Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES) projects, announced today the closing of US$37 million (C$49 million) in growth financing. RBC Capital Markets acted as Hydrostor’s advisor on the transaction. Meridiam, the global developer, asset and fund manager specializing in sustainable infrastructure and energy Read More

Bird numbers plunge in U.S. and Canada with people to blame

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – From grasslands to seashores to forests and backyards, birds are disappearing at an alarming rate in the United States and Canada, with a 29% population drop since 1970 and a net loss of about 2.9 billion birds, scientists said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: A Red-bellied Woodpecker perches on a suet feeder during Read More

US EPA chief sees no ethanol demand destruction from small refinery waivers

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Washington — Small refinery waivers to the US biofuel mandate have not hurt ethanol demand, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler told Congress on Thursday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now “We’ve seen an uptick in ethanol over the last two years,” Wheeler told the House Committee Read More

Rosehill Resources Inc. Provides Operational Update

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HOUSTON, Sept. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rosehill Resources Inc. (“Rosehill” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: ROSE, ROSEW, ROSEU) today provided an operational update for recent activity as well as expected production for the quarter ending September 30, 2019. Highlights Placed onto production nine wells in the Northern Delaware area and four wells in the Southern Read More

U.N. climate summit to test world’s resolve to halt warming

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WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – After a summer of wildfires, heat waves and hurricanes, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he is banking on new pledges from governments and businesses to abandon fossil fuels during a special climate summit in New York on Monday. Former U.S. President Barack Obama fist bumps Greta Thunberg during a meeting at Read More

Trump administration to tell California: You can’t make clean car rules

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FILE PHOTO: Morning commuters travel in rush hour traffic towards Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Thursday is expected to revoke California’s authority to set its own greenhouse gas and vehicle fuel efficiency standards, a move with high stakes for the auto industry, consumers Read More

Fire and hail push insurers to rethink climate change risks

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LONDON (Reuters) – By the time David Kaisel got back from selling his flour at a farmers’ market, a wildfire in California’s Capay Valley had burned both his tractor and the shipping container where he kept some tools. His insurer is set to pay out a sixth of his losses. A fireman puts out flames Read More

Justin Trudeau insists his ‘brownface incident’ no reason to resign because he is REALLY sorry & promises to do better

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Canadian PM and self-proclaimed champion of diversity Justin Trudeau wore full brownface makeup for an Arabian Nights-themed party at the high-end private school where he taught in Vancouver, but he insists he’s not racist. A photograph of a grinning 29-year-old Trudeau in a turban, brown makeup on his face, neck and hands, and billowing white Read More

As Amazon burns, 230 big investors call on firms to protect world’s rainforests

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RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – With widespread fires wreaking havoc on the Amazon, over 200 investors representing some $16.2 trillion under management on Wednesday called on companies to do their part in halting the destruction of the world’s largest tropical rainforest. FILE PHOTO: A burning tree is seen during a fire in an area of Read More