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North Carolina commission latest to approve utility merger
November 19th, 2018  7:20 PM

The North Carolina Utilities Commission has approved the proposed merger of troubled South Carolina utility SCANA with Dominion Energy

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Lawyer who battled Chevron may get chance to defend himself
November 16th, 2018  7:21 PM

A legal referee says a New York attorney who won a landmark oil pollution judgment against Chevron in Ecuador only to have his law license suspended at home should not be disbarred without a chance to defend himself

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Nevada regulators approve deal with sports books operator
November 16th, 2018  6:07 PM

Nevada gambling regulators have approved a settlement with a troubled sports book operator that acknowledged taking unlawful bets and making inaccurate payouts

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Markets Right Now: Late buying wave sends US stocks higher
November 16th, 2018  4:04 PM

A late afternoon wave of buying sent U.S. stocks higher, but the market still ended the week with a loss.

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Retailers, tech companies weigh on US stock market; Oil up
November 16th, 2018  1:53 PM

U.S. stock indexes are now mostly lower in afternoon trading, placing the market on course to end the week with sharp loss

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North Dakota regulators seek to fine TigerSwan up to $2M
November 16th, 2018  11:11 AM

North Dakota regulators are seeking up to $2 million in fines from a North Carolina company that handled security for the company that built the heavily protested Dakota Access oil pipeline

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Feds say utility projects need more design review
November 15th, 2018  7:04 PM

Federal investigators reviewing the September natural gas explosions in Massachusetts want state officials to require a professional engineer approve public utility projects before work starts.

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North Dakota regulators may amend oil conditioning rules
November 15th, 2018  4:13 PM

North Dakota oil industry leaders are pushing to loosen the state's oil conditioning regulations but an environmental group is arguing to tighten rules

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Senate confirms Kansas bank regulator Bowman for Fed board
November 15th, 2018  3:27 PM

Senate confirms Trump's nomination of Kansas bank regulator Michelle Bowman to Federal Reserve board

Senate confirms Kansas bank regulator Bowman for Fed board
California recommends restrictions for popular pesticide
November 15th, 2018  2:26 PM

California regulators are recommending new restrictions on a widely used pesticide blamed for harming babies brains

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The Latest: Environmentalist blasts new pesticide guidelines
November 15th, 2018  2:16 PM

An environmental group is blasting new recommendations by California regulators to curb a widely used pesticide blamed for harming the brains of babies

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APNewsBreak: California aims to restrict popular pesticide
November 15th, 2018  12:37 PM

California regulators are recommending new restrictions on a widely used pesticide blamed for harming babies brains

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Hearing reveals chilling details of fatal Southwest flight
November 14th, 2018  11:14 PM

The harrowing details from a fatal Southwest flight in April are being released for the first time Wednesday during a hearing with the National Transportation Safety Board

Hearing reveals chilling details of fatal Southwest flight
PG&E says it contacted resident about shut-off power line
November 14th, 2018  9:09 PM

A utility accused in a lawsuit of igniting California's deadliest and most destructive wildfire says it contacted a customer about a power line on her property

PG&E says it contacted resident about shut-off power line
Dozens plead with Trump administration to keep air rules
November 14th, 2018  7:11 PM

People who live near oil and gas wells are pleading with the Environmental Protection Agency not to roll back Obama-era rules for methane pollution, while industry representatives say the proposed changes should go further

Dozens plead with Trump administration to keep air rules
Senate OKs Coast Guard bill with ballast water compromise
November 14th, 2018  6:53 PM

The U.S. Senate has approved a new policy on ships that dump ballast water in coastal ports and the Great Lakes, a practice blamed for spreading invasive species that damage the environment and the economy.

Senate OKs Coast Guard bill with ballast water compromise
California's PG&E rocked as wildfire liability concerns rise
November 14th, 2018  6:48 PM

PG&E's stock has lost more than 20 percent of its value Wednesday after the utility said it does not have nearly enough insurance coverage if it is found liable for a Northern California wildfire

California's PG&E rocked as wildfire liability concerns rise
Next generation of biotech food heading for grocery stores
November 14th, 2018  4:39 PM

First foods made from gene-edited plants getting close to the grocery aisles, a different technology than today's GMOs, but will shoppers buy?

Next generation of biotech food heading for grocery stores
The Latest: EPA holds hearing on rollback of methane rules
November 14th, 2018  3:07 PM

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is holding its only public hearing on the Trump administration's plans to roll back Obama-era rules for methane pollution from the oil and gas industry

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Volkswagen to devote 3 German plants to electric car push
November 14th, 2018  3:04 PM

German automaker Volkswagen says it will convert three factories in Germany to manufacture electric cars, getting ready to ramp up production of zero-local emission cars ahead of tougher European emissions standards

Volkswagen to devote 3 German plants to electric car push

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