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Thunderstorms drench Vegas area; several motorists rescued

Jul. 26, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thunderstorms were rumbling Monday in western parts of the Las Vegas area, while utility and road crews worked to clear fallen trees from southeast neighborhoods and debris from crossroads that flooded during intense overnight monsoon rains packing lightning and damaging...

Enbridge removes anchor from Michigan's Straits of Mackinac

Jul. 26, 2021 15:02 PM EDT

ST. IGNACE, Mich. (AP) — Enbridge said Monday it had retrieved an anchor that broke away from a maintenance vessel while on the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac. The mishap occurred last Wednesday as a contractor for the pipeline company was doing seasonal work on the...

Average price of a gallon of gas in Rhode Island drops

Jul. 26, 2021 11:39 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The average price of a gallon of gasoline in Rhode Island has dropped a penny in the past week, but to continue falling, several factors will need to occur, AAA Northeast said Monday. The Rhode Island per-gallon average has dropped to $3.03,...

Western Democrats to push for US mining industry changes

Jul. 26, 2021 10:50 AM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — House Democrats from some western states are preparing to push for changes to a longstanding law that governs mining on U.S.-owned lands. A government report published Monday by the Government Accountability Office shows that the U.S. stands out...

Pakistan plans to refloat ship that ran aground near Karachi

Jul. 26, 2021 09:59 AM EDT

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani authorities said Monday they were working on plans to refloat a cargo ship that ran aground off the coast near the southern port city of Karachi last week amid bad weather. The Heng Tong 77 was en route to Istanbul from China when it...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Jul. 26, 2021 09:03 AM EDT

The (Lorain) Morning Journal. July 24, 2021. Editorial: Creative measures for vaccinations must continue Health officials, government and business leaders have been creative when trying to get people to take one of the three novel coronavirus...

Dilapidated Panhandle wind farm towers to be cleaned up

Jul. 25, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The owner of a dilapidated Oklahoma Panhandle wind farm has presented plans to clean up the most dangerous of the wind turbine towers. The plans are to address dangerously broken-down towers and turbines of the 60-tower KODE Novus I and II wind farm...

Airports in the US West dealing with shortage of jet fuel

Jul. 25, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

A shortage of jet fuel, coupled with supply chain issues and an urgent demand from firefighting aircraft, continues to cause problems at airports around the West. In Nevada, state and federal lawmakers said they are investigating a possible shortage of jet fuel that could...

Average US price of gas rises 2 cents per gallon to $3.22

Jul. 25, 2021 14:38 PM EDT

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline rose 2 cents over the past two weeks, to $3.22 per gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that gas supply is abundant, which could keep prices from spiking...

Climate council to discuss energy intensive industries

Jul. 25, 2021 09:53 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Energy intensive industries are expected to be discussed by a council advising the state on a climate plan. The Council on Climate Solutions is scheduled to gather Tuesday and meet once each month through December. It is...