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Officials investigate after fire, explosion at Hoover Dam

Jul. 20, 2022 18:34 PM EDT

Equipment failure caused a transformer at the Hoover Dam to explode, causing a fire that lasted about a half-hour and sending plumes of black smoke swirling through the air. Crews quickly extinguished the fire Tuesday morning. Doug Hendrix, public affairs specialist for the U.S....

Biden announces modest climate actions; pledges more to come

Jul. 20, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

SOMERSET, Mass. (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced modest new steps to combat climate change and promised more robust action to come, saying, “This is an emergency and I will look at it that way.” The president stopped short, though, of declaring a formal climate...

Twitter, Las Vegas Sands fall; Mullen, La Jolla rise

Jul. 11, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Monday: Twitter Inc., down $4.16 to $32.65. Elon Musk wants to abandon his $44 billion offer to buy the social media company. La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co., up $2.75 to $6.14. ...

California lays out plan to drastically cut fossil fuel use

May. 10, 2022 20:46 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — New homes built in California starting in 2026 need to be powered by all-electric furnaces, stoves and other appliances if California is to meet its ambitious climate change goals over the next two decades, according to a state pollution-reduction plan released Tuesday....

United Rental orders more than 500 EVs from Ford

May. 10, 2022 11:12 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The world’s largest equipment rental company will buy 500 Ford F-150 Lightning electric trucks and 30 of the automaker's E-Transit electric vans. United Rental expects 120 of the trucks and all 30 of the vans to be delivered and deployed this year as part of its...