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Anger mounts at Vale in Brazil town at risk for new dam burst

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BARAO DE COCAIS, Brazil (Reuters) – It was bad enough for Paulo de Morais when he was expelled in early February from the house where he lived for 22 years, in the shadow of a mining dam at risk of collapse. Flavio Godinho, the Civil Defense Agency Lieutenant, reacts as he talks with journalists in Read More

China aims to relocate 80% of toxic chemical producers after blast: report

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FILE PHOTO: Rescue workers are seen at the site at the pesticide plant owned by Tianjiayi Chemical following an explosion, in Xiangshui county, Yancheng, Jiangsu province, China March 23, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China aims to relocate more than 80% of its hazardous chemical production capacity by the end of next year, state Read More

‘Goopfellas’: Gwyneth Paltrow’s science-challenged wellness brand wants to rope in gullible men

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Gwyneth Paltrow’s infamous wellness empire Goop is expanding its visionary mission of selling overpriced hemorrhoid creams to insecure women: Now the scam will target men, too. Gender equity! World-renowned for hawking $100 ‘enriching’ face oils and $66 jade eggs that give your vagina Harry Potter powers, Goop has bravely debuted a podcast called ‘Goopfellas’ in Read More

Bayer, Dow, L’Oreal using potentially harmful chemicals illegally – investigation

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More than 650 companies are breaking European chemical safety laws, according to an investigation from German environmental group BUND. As a result, potentially harmful chemicals can be found in food, cosmetics, and toys. “Chemical companies have been disregarding the law for years and getting away with it, selling substances that might cause hormonal cancers, brain Read More

‘Toxic cocktail’ brewing for U.S. asset managers: hedge fund investor Kass

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FILE PHOTO: Doug Kass, founder of hedge fund Seabreeze Partners Management Inc, sits at his desk at his home in Palm Beach, Florida April 30, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Skipper/File Photo (Reuters) – Hedge fund investor Doug Kass said on Tuesday that he is shorting several investment managers, including T. Rowe Price Group Inc and Franklin Resources Read More

Malaysia, flooded with plastic waste, to send back some scrap to source

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world’s plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Plastic waste is piled outside an illegal recycling factory in Jenjarom, Kuala Langat, Malaysia October 14, 2018.REUTERS/Lai Read More

Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda dies

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Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70, his family has said. The Austrian – a three-time world champion and the only man to have won the drivers’ title for both Ferrari and McLaren – passed away on Monday, less than a year after undergoing a lung transplant. In a touching Read More

Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda dies aged 70

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Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70, his family has said. The Austrian – a three-time world champion and the only man to have won the drivers’ title for both Ferrari and McLaren – passed away on Monday. In a touching statement, his family said the racer-turned-flight entrepreneur would “remain Read More

Vale’s Gongo Soco mine dam has up to 15% chance of bursting: Brazil official

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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian miner Vale’s tailings dam in the town of Barao de Cocais in Minas Gerais has up to a 15% chance of breaking, the state’s environment secretary said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A view of the Gongo Soco mine operated by Vale SA that was evacuated, in Barao de Cocais, Brazil Read More