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UN nuclear agency chief: Fukushima transparency important

May. 20, 2022 12:02 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency stressed the importance of transparency on Friday after visiting the tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant, where he observed preparations for the release of treated radioactive wastewater that has prompted concerns inside...

Editorial Roundup: New York

May. 12, 2022 07:29 AM EDT

New York Post. May 9, 2022. Editorial: Gov. Hochul’s ‘no message’ agenda is really about her “I have no message,” Gov. Kathy Hochul told ABC 7’s Bill Ritter about rumors that her disgraced predecessor Andrew Cuomo could play spoiler in this year’s...

Battery-powered Greek island bets on green future

May. 11, 2022 17:47 PM EDT

TILOS, Greece (AP) — When deciding where to test green tech, Greek policymakers picked the remotest point on the map: tiny Tilos. Providing electricity and basic services, and even access by ferry, are all a challenge for this island of just 500 year-round inhabitants. Its most...

Novelis to build $2.5B aluminum plant near Alabama coast

May. 11, 2022 09:54 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta-based company said Wednesday it plans to build a $2.5 billion aluminum plant near the Gulf Coast in southwest Alabama, where it will mainly produce metal for drink cans. Novelis Inc. said the recycling and rolling plant in Bay Minette, Alabama, will use...

NJ trash facility blaze prompts evacuations; 1 sought

May. 10, 2022 18:07 PM EDT

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A fire at a northern New Jersey trash facility prompted the evacuation of homes and left one person unaccounted for, authorities said Tuesday. Officials in Elizabeth said the blaze at Waste Management's Julia Street transfer station was reported at about 2...

Pulitzers Live Updates: Slain photographer among winners

May. 09, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Reuters photographer who was killed while covering fighting in Afghanistan was part of a team that took home the Pulitzer for feature photography. Danish Siddiqui and his colleagues Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo and Amit Dave won for images depicting the toll...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

May. 09, 2022 14:05 PM EDT

Omaha World-Herald. May 8, 2022. Editorial: Tuesday is the Nebraska primary. Don’t forget to vote. Citizens of Nebraska, it’s time to vote. The state’s primary election is Tuesday, May 10. Don’t miss this opportunity to help choose local and...

Police fatally shoot catalytic converter theft suspect

May. 06, 2022 14:27 PM EDT

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — A man suspected of stealing catalytic converters from vehicles at a suburban Houston apartment complex was fatally shot by police after allegedly pointing a gun at an officer, according to authorities. Officers were called to an apartment complex in Sugar...

16 states that want to electrify USPS fleet file lawsuits

Apr. 28, 2022 21:44 PM EDT

California and 15 states that want the U.S. Postal Service to electrify its mail delivery vehicles are suing to halt purchases of thousands of gas-powered trucks as the agency modernizes its delivery fleet. Three separate lawsuits, filed Thursday by the states and environmental...

Groups from North Dakota, Iowa to co-develop CO2 storage

Apr. 28, 2022 16:30 PM EDT

CENTER, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota-based power cooperative and an Iowa company announced an agreement Thursday to co-develop carbon dioxide storage facilities. Minnkota Power Cooperative, which operates out of Grand Forks, and Ames, Iowa-based Summit Carbon Solutions said the CO2...