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Mexico closes US gravel quarry that had been pressured

May. 06, 2022 14:38 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government said Friday it has closed a limestone gravel quarry owned by a U.S. company, a move likely to add fuel to an ongoing trade dispute with the firm. The Environment Department said Friday it closed the quarry owned by Vulcan Materials near...

Juxtaposition: Opulent resort hosts climate summit in Dubai

Mar. 26, 2022 03:57 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Middle East is the most water-scarce region in the world, but participants at an upcoming climate summit in Dubai will be ensconced in a resort with one of the world’s largest water parks, complete with artificial lagoons, encounters with dolphins and a...