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Macron urges France's big polluters to cut emissions by half

Nov. 08, 2022 13:06 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday urged the country’s most climate-damaging industries to double their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions within the next decade, one day after his call for action at the U.N. climate summit in Egypt. Macron convened...

Mississippi lawmakers approve incentives for aluminum plant

Nov. 02, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers met in special session Wednesday and quickly approved nearly $247 million in state incentives for an aluminum plant that is supposed to bring 1,000 jobs to the northern part of the state by 2029. Many legislators voted on the incentives...

Mississippi governor seeks $240M in aid for economic project

Nov. 01, 2022 18:03 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said Tuesday that he will ask legislators to approve about $240 million in state incentives for an economic development project in the northern part of the state. The Republican governor declined to name the company, saying he had...

Reeves calls Mississippi special session for jobs project

Oct. 31, 2022 14:54 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves is calling lawmakers into special session Wednesday to consider incentives for an economic development project that he said would create 1,000 jobs with an average salary of $93,000. “Biggest economic development project in MS...

Kentucky recovers $15 million investment in failed project

Sep. 29, 2022 15:06 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has recovered a $15 million state investment in a failed aluminum mill project that sat undeveloped for five years. Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday the state is also in the process of having the 200-plus acre site returned in the form of a donation...

GM plans $491M Indiana plant upgrade to help support EVs

Sep. 15, 2022 12:49 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors said Thursday it will spend $491 million to expand and upgrade an Indiana metal stamping plant for production of steel and aluminum stamped parts for “future vehicles," including electric vehicles. The automaker said it would install two new press...