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Presbyterians agree to divest from fossil fuel companies

Jul. 08, 2022 16:15 PM EDT

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has opted to pull investments from five energy corporations, joining other faith-based groups in targeting fossil-fuel companies over what they say are failures to address climate change. The denomination's General Assembly, meeting online, voted...

Nucor, Hertz Global rise; Methode, iQIYI fall

Jun. 15, 2022 16:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday: Boston Scientific Corp., up 79 cents to $36.03. The medical device maker is buying a majority stake in Korea-based M.I.Tech. Monster Beverage Corp., down 19 cents...

Biden tells oil refiners: Produce more gas, fewer profits

Jun. 15, 2022 13:09 PM EDT

President Joe Biden on Wednesday called on U.S. oil refiners to produce more gasoline and diesel, saying their profits have tripled during a time of war between Russia and Ukraine as Americans struggle with record high prices at the pump. “The crunch that families are facing...

Companies fined $1.75m in worker death at Bay Area refinery

May. 19, 2022 21:55 PM EDT

BENICIA, Calif. (AP) — California workplace safety regulators fined a San Francisco Bay Area refinery and three contractor companies more than $1.75 million for safety violations in the death of a worker who suffocated while trying to clean a well, officials said Thursday. ...