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U.S. EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules and revamping vehicle emission standards who came under scrutiny for ethics allegations, will step down in days, he said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium at EPA Read More

Pieridae Energy to Purchase Shell Canada Foothills-Area Production & Assets: 28,623 BOE/d and Associated Midstream Assets, Including Three Deep-Cut Gas Plants

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Highlights: Acquisition immediately accretive to the Company Another major step forward, now fully supplying Train 1 at the Goldboro LNG facility Pieridae becomes a major player in the Alberta midstream and upstream industry Shell Canada Energy to take an equity stake in Pieridae Other key stakeholders to increase their ownership positions CALGARY, Alberta, June 26, Read More

U.S. Well Services, Inc. to be Included in the Russell 3000® and Russell Microcap® Indexes

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HOUSTON, June 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Well Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: USWS) today announced it is set to be added to the Russell 3000® Index and Russell Microcap® Index after the market opens on July 1, 2019, according to a preliminary list of additions posted on June 7, 2019. Annual Russell indexes reconstitution captures Read More

Bitcoin soars past $13,000 as Facebook’s Libra fuels demand

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NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin jumped to an 18-month high on Wednesday, as investors looked for safety in alternative investments amid geopolitical tension, and cheered prospects that Facebook Inc’s Libra token could push cryptocurrencies into the mainstream. The world’s biggest cryptocurrency has surged in value since April and on Wednesday hit a peak of $13,666.02 Read More

Tech boost, trade optimism lead Wall Street higher

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(Reuters) – Wall Street rose on Wednesday, as technology shares gained on the back of Micron’s upbeat results, while comments from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin fueled hopes that the United States and China were making progress in their trade talks. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the main trading floor after the opening bell at New Read More

EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules, revamping vehicle emission standards and biofuels, who was under scrutiny for ethics allegations, is stepping down June 30, the agency said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium Read More

Senior EPA official overseeing emissions rules resigns

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant regulations and revamping vehicle emission standards and biofuels, is stepping down June 30, the agency confirmed Wednesday. Wehrum, the assistant administrator for air and radiation, told staff and others in an email Wednesday he was resigning. He said Read More

U.S. electricity generation from renewables surpassed coal in April

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June 26, 2019 In April 2019, U.S. monthly electricity generation from renewable sources exceeded coal-fired generation for the first time based on data in EIA’s Electric Power Monthly. Renewable sources provided 23% of total electricity generation to coal’s 20%. This outcome reflects both seasonal factors as well as long-term increases in renewable generation and decreases Read More

‘Mercenary’ pilot captured by Libya’s Haftar forces identified as a US Air Force vet after release

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A fighter jet pilot who was shot down and captured by the forces of one of Libya’s rival governments was revealed to be a US Air Force veteran. The US media identified Jamie Sponaugle after his Saudi-facilitated release. Sponaugle was captured by the Libyan National Army (LNA), the military force loyal to Gen. Khalifa Haftar, Read More