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TransAlta (TAC) to build 300 MW wind power plant, targets 2 GW target

This story originally appeared on Zacks TransAlta Company TAC has signed two long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) for the offtake of 100% of power produced from the 300 MW (megawatt) White Rock wind power project in Caddo County. With this project, TAC is moving closer to its clean electricity growth …

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(Korea Herald EDITORIAL December 23)

Bias assistance-Although Moon has sworn political neutrality, the government supports Lee with policies- The Moon administration is actively responding to demands from Lee Jae-myung, the presidential candidate for the ruling Democratic Party of Korea, while pushing politicians to curry favor with voters. On the surface, the administration says it makes …

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Omicron now accounts for 73% of COVID-19 cases in the United States

NEW YORK (AP) – Omicron has moved ahead of other variants and is now the dominant version of the coronavirus in the United States Federal health officials said on Monday that omicron accounted for about 73% of new infections last week. Figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

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Who was missing at COP26 and why it’s a problem

Winner of Sustainable Cities: Net-zero Transition Photobioreactor, by Simone Tramonte, taken in Reykjanesbær, Iceland. A photobioreactor at Algalif’s facility in Reykjanesbaer, Iceland, produces sustainable astaxanthin using clean geothermal energy. Presented at the New York Times Climate Hub, Glasgow (2021). by Layla MartinMonday, December 13, 2021 I attended the United Nations …

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Businesses and Republicans Help Shape NC Renewable Energy Policy

The Clean Energy Champions event, held virtually on Tuesday, paid tribute to the work done by GOP companies and lawmakers this year to advance renewable energy in North Carolina. Here, solar panels are featured on the rooftop of 750 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. at Chapel Hill. Town of Chapel …

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Government, companies to invest 94 trillion won in carbon neutrality: The DONG-A ILBO

The Korean government and private companies have said they will invest 94 trillion won (approximately US $ 79.5 billion) in carbon neutrality in the energy sector by 2025. The government will designate areas that are expected to face a crisis due to carbon neutrality as “special just transition districts” and …

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Kawasaki Heavy aims for domestic carbon neutrality in 2030 with hydrogen, Auto News, ET Auto

Kawasaki aims to transport 225,000 tonnes of liquefied hydrogen from overseas to Japan in 2030 and use 45,000 tonnes in the new hydrogen power plant planned to supply electricity to its domestic sites. TOKYO: Japan-based Kawasaki Heavy Industries on Thursday announced its goal of achieving carbon neutrality at its factories …

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“Dobbs” and the conservative legal movement | Catholic National Register

Anytime former Attorney General Edwin Meese says something about the conservative legal movement in America, it’s time to sit down and listen. One reason is that Meese, who served as Attorney General to President Ronald Reagan from 1985 to 1988, founded this movement four decades ago, with Antonin Scalia, Robert …

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Stasis and rebirth of retreats – Journal

Private pensions are stagnant. There are three simple remedies: a professional body to represent employer sponsored funds (EFs), a national regulator, and a no-liability income solution. The delay in the reform of public pensions should not slow down the reform of private pensions. The two main categories of private pensions …

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PGW emails show involvement in drafting anti-climate targets bill

What the Senate bill would do The City of Philadelphia opposes any pre-emption legislation or efforts to limit its ability to govern. The city council passed a resolution opposing SB 275 in April, and city officials made it clear to PGW that it should not push for the bill. But …

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New financial tool unveiled to help China’s low-carbon development

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) – China has deployed a new financial tool to support the clean and efficient use of coal as part of efforts to advance green and low-carbon development. The country will introduce a targeted loan program with a quota of 200 billion yuan …

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US nuclear industry gets $ 6 billion bailout

The US nuclear power industry has been trying to overcome negative stereotypes since the Three Mile Island plant in Pennsylvania suffered a partial collapse in 1979, but has only fallen out of favor for more than 40 years. This week, it is finally beaming with positivity: In the fine print …

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Russian mobile operator MTS plans to sell tower assets, CEO told Kommersant, Telecom News, ET Telecom

MOSCOW: Russia’s largest mobile operator MTS could sell its tower assets, chief executive Vyacheslav Nikolaev told the Kommersant daily published on Tuesday, following an industry-wide trend of telecom companies to shoot profit from the lucrative power of masts. “The process of separating the assets from the towers into a separate …

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Opinion: Honda exec: Democrats play favorites with their new EV proposal

Of course, some initiatives will be more successful than others in reducing carbon emissions. At Honda, we were delighted to see the Biden administration’s recent proposals for new federal vehicle emissions standards and more electric vehicles (EVs), which he called for in a recently issued executive order. But now Congress …

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Viewpoint: India needs to strengthen its tax administration, while ensuring it receives a larger share of the global tax base

India has joined pressure from administration Joe Biden for a global corporate tax framework – since endorsed by G20 leaders in Rome last weekend – while getting a better deal than some previous members . It has been spared conditionalities on how it should dismantle its digital tax, the equalization …

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Comparison of corporate tax systems in Europe, 2021

On October 17th, we released the International tax competitiveness index 2021, a study that measures and compares the competitiveness and neutrality of the tax systems of the 37 OECD countries. In the coming weeks, we will illustrate the ranking of European OECD countries in each of the five components of …

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Equitable Bank becomes carbon neutral

from Canada Challenger Bank â„¢ Provides Critical Funding for Darkwoods Forest Conservation TORONTO, November 2, 2021 / CNW / – Equitable Group Inc. (TSX: EQB) (TSX: EQB.PR.C) (“Equitable” or the “Bank”) today announced that it has become carbon neutral in its gas emissions scope 1 and 2 (GHG) greenhouse effect, …

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UK retailers hoping for lower trade rates in 2023 may be disappointed

Retailers in England who are hoping for a significant drop in business rates in 2023 may be disappointed after the government appeared to rule out removing the so-called fiscal neutrality rule in the commercial property tax, experts have warned. In last week’s budget, Chancellor Rishi Sunak froze corporate rates in …

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G20 summit 2021: World leaders pledge to achieve carbon neutrality by mid-century at climate summit

ROME – Leaders of the world’s largest economies on Sunday pledged to achieve carbon neutrality “by or around mid-century” as they wrap up a two-day summit that sets the stage for the Conference of Nations United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland. According to the final communiqué, the leaders …

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G20: Climate crisis, COVID at the top of the Rome agenda | News | DW

The Group of 20 (G20) major industrialized countries begin a two-day summit in Rome on Saturday with climate action and the COVID-19 pandemic expected to dominate talks. The G20 bloc, which includes Brazil, China, India, Germany and the United States, accounts for over 80% of the world’s gross domestic product, …

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SolRiver Capital announces the acquisition of a 53 MW solar portfolio from Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC et al. Claim your 1-week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. DENVER, Oct. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – SolRiver Capital, a national solar investment fund, today announced the acquisition of a portfolio of large-scale solar PV projects in the state …

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IOWN Global Forum Finalizes Two Detailed Use Cases to Enable a Smarter, More Resilient, and Connected World

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC et al. Claim your 1-week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. Cyber-physical systems and AI-integrated communications use cases demonstrate the urgent need to build and deploy a fully photonic network and data-centric infrastructure to augment today’s internet infrastructure WAKEFIELD, Mass …

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Democrats’ plan takes gender-neutral approach to family policies

The first major family policies, at the start of the 20th century, were aimed at protecting mothers, at least some of them. States provided pensions for mothers, primarily for white women whose husbands had succumbed to one of the four Ds: death, disability, drunkenness, or divorce. Black and Hispanic women …

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Anne Hidalgo relaunches her presidential campaign in a pessimistic environment for the French left | International

With an intention to vote bordering on insignificance a month and a half after the launch of her campaign, the socialist Anne Hidalgo needed a boost to get her pulse back in the still long race for the French presidency. The platform was the investiture congress of the Socialist Party …

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Should Maine and EST make daylight saving time permanent?

A few times a year we do this fun thing where we mess with our time and move our clocks back and forth. Time is arbitrary and the numbers are not real. In March and November, when we do this dance, a debate arises as to whether we should even …

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EY announces it has obtained carbon negative status

EY is one of the first professional services organizations to achieve carbon negativity, says carbon neutrality is not enough EY becomes carbon negative by reducing absolute emissions and offsetting and removing more carbon than it emits The EY organization has gone carbon negative, a major and significant step towards achieving …

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North Dakota Leaders Approve First Carbon Storage Project in ‘Historic’ Milestone

The approval of Red Trail Energy by the North Dakota Industrial Commission marks a first step in the state’s mission to establish itself as a national leader in carbon capture and storage, a technology that has grown in popularity. momentum in recent years as a means of countering the emissions …

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Road tax return as drivers go electric?

Photo: ROB CURRIE. (31864975) Road user charges are currently being investigated by the government as one of the “economic levers” that could be presented for consultation in the next legislature. The proposed government plan states that these royalties “would replace lost revenue from future diminishing fuel tax returns as the …

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Bioceres Crop (BIOX) gains 0.61% to close at $ 13.29 on October 15

Today, Bioceres Crop Solutions Corp Inc (NASDAQ: BIOX) stock was up $ 0.08, an increase of 0.61%. Bioceres Crop opened at $ 13.42 before trading between $ 13.42 and $ 13.21 throughout Friday’s session. The activity saw Bioceres Crop’s market capitalization increase to $ 534,184,427 on 3,805 stocks, below their …

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Turkey’s auto industry switches to electric vehicles as EU tightens CO2 rules

ISTANBUL – Turkey’s auto industry is stepping up efforts to keep pace with the global transition to electric vehicles as the European Union, its main overseas market, tightens restrictions on gasoline cars. Ford Motor’s joint venture in Turkey plans to spend € 2 billion ($ 2.3 billion) to start production …

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Does the agreement on the NC energy bill mean the next state budget agreement?

North Carolina Democratic Governor Roy Cooper, right, and lawmakers gathered on March 10, 2021 for a joint press conference on a school reopening deal. On the same day, a bill was introduced in the House to restrict the powers of the governor during the state of emergency. Juli Leonard [email protected]

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North Carolina General Assembly Update – October 2021 # 2 | Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Kilpatrick Townsend’s government relations team represents a variety of clients across many industries and at all levels of government, with a focus on the North Carolina General Assembly. Below is an update on CN General Assembly activity this week. Welcome, Fritz Vaughan The North Carolina Government Relations team is proud …

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Taxes and more taxes to make Lee’s vision a reality

Lee Jae-myung, flagship of the ruling Democratic Party in next year’s presidential election, hopes to establish several new taxes, which would support his basic income plan. And even if his universal benefit policy would weigh on the country’s fiscal management – a subsidy of at least 1 million won ($ …

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Biden’s Broadband Boondooggle – WSJ

A cell phone tower in rural West Virginia. Photo: Getty Images / iStockphoto The Biden administration’s $ 1,000 billion “infrastructure plan” has sparked controversy, but there’s no question America needs repairs. President Biden’s words resonated when he said “America is 13th in the world for infrastructure.” The bipartite package includes …

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The Home Policy Czar – Reason.com

This is the third in a series of posts on my new book, Contested ground: how to understand the limits of presidential power. The last article dealt with the president’s control over the executive. Today’s article focuses on the president’s control over domestic politics. Almost all of the most controversial …

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Global airlines pledge to ‘net zero’ CO2 emissions by 2050 – EURACTIV.com

Airlines around the world jointly pledged Monday (October 4) to achieve “net zero” carbon emissions by 2050, as the aviation industry steps up efforts to reduce its contribution to global warming. “For aviation, net zero is a daring and daring commitment. But it’s also a necessity, ”Willie Walsh, CEO of …

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The growth of sustainable investment options

THE the integration of environmental, social and governance criteria in stock market portfolios is well established. Investors have a huge choice, with funds focusing on everything from biodiversity and green infrastructure to renewable energy. However, for investors trying to build a diversified portfolio, incorporating areas such as commercial real estate …

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The current complex tax structure makes civilized and informed discourse impossible

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio Cortez’s gown worn at the Met Gala that read “Tax the Rich” sparked both outrage and support. Regardless of where you stand on the issue, it opens up the opportunity for a discussion on taxation. Changes to the tax structure are popular themes during elections and when …

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Reforms could ensure higher growth rates as Vietnamese population ages

Short-cycle tertiary education (SPC) programs, such as technical degrees, tertiary careers, and advanced vocational training programs, can be a very effective tool in times of crisis like the current COVID-19 pandemic, when millions of people across Latin America and the Caribbean need the training and skills they need to urgently …

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The copper bull market is far from over

2021.10.01 Copper has been one of the biggest winners in the commodities market since 2020. Not only is this shiny red-colored industrial metal a vital part of our economic growth, it is also imperative for the global transition to sustainable energy sources. China, the world’s largest consumer, has made reducing …

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Five essential reads of the week

Editor’s Pick I-Connect007: Five Must-Read This Week Once again, like clockwork, controversy erupts. This is such a divisive question, and it seems that no one can be undecided in this debate; each of us must take a stand. All of society, including the media, asks, “Which side are you on? …

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New Kentucky Mail Driver’s License Renewal Option

I’m saying the more we can renew our driver’s licenses the better. I WELCOME A PRACTICAL RENEWAL Last year I would have LOVED the ‘Jetsons’ option … you know, where you push a button, enter all the relevant information and pull out your driver’s license? In November 2020, the day …

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Federal plastics tax is not a good source of revenue

One of the Senate proposals to fund the Build Back Better Act is a federal excise tax on virgin plastics, which are plastics that are neither reprocessed nor recovered. The tax would be $ 0.20 per pound of virgin plastic used to make single-use plastic products. While few details have …

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Youth suicide in New Jersey – warning signs parents can look for

Is your child just a cranky teenager? Or do you have any clues to something much more serious? It’s not always easy to say, but it doesn’t hurt to ask. Youth suicide prevention advocates in New Jersey are urging parents and caregivers not to glance at the significant changes in …

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What Fumio Kishida’s Prime Minister’s Office Means for Japan | Asia | An in-depth look at current events from across the continent | DW

Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) elected 64-year-old Fumio Kishida as its head on Wednesday. On October 4, the parliament elected him Prime Minister of the country. Kishida, who would become the 100th Prime Minister of Japan since the country adopted a cabinet system in 1885, succeeds Yoshihide Suga, who …

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Youth suicide – how New Jersey schools play a role in saving lives

Two fathers who lost their children to suicide are the number one reason New Jersey teachers have been required for years to receive regular training in suicide prevention. Some adults, such as teachers and other school staff, may see your children more than you do on a normal day. This …

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Malaysia’s 12th Plan Sustainability and Economic Goals Need Further Consideration and Planning: Experts

INEQUALITY: “ANY AMOUNT (FOR EASTERN MALAYSIA) AID” During the unveiling of the 12 MPs on Monday, Mr Ismail Sabri said at least 50% of the plan’s development allocation – the largest ever with RM400 billion – would go to the most underdeveloped states from Kelantan, Kedah, Terengganu, Perlis, Sabah and …

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Find Zinat Mahal, the last Dowager Empress of Mughal India

I didn’t think I would see him. During her colonial internment, Zinat Mahal, the last Dowager Empress of Mughal India, posed for the camera in 1872. The only photograph of Zinat Mahal widely known today is her individual portrait from that shoot. However, she specifically decided to pose with Emily …

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National Guard May Cover New York Health Care Changes

New York Governor Kathy Hochul says she is ready to call on members of the National Guard and medically trained retirees to address potential staff shortages caused by a vaccination warrant for healthcare workers which was to come into force on September 27. The Democrat on Saturday September 25 released …

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Don’t sacrifice Europe – POLITICO

Paul Taylor, a collaborating editor at POLITICS, writes the column “Europe At Large”. PARIS – Dear Bundeskanzler, We don’t know who you are yet. But Germany’s partners have a message for you: don’t sacrifice Europe to get a coalition. After the most fragmented election in post-war history, you and your …

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How long will it take for China to stop coal? – Mother Jones

There is no doubt about the importance of China’s pledge to stop funding overseas coal-fired power projects. Until recently, China, Japan and South Korea accounted for more than 95 percent of all foreign funding for coal-fired power plants, according to Georgetown University. Japan and South Korea have pledged to cease …

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Iceland votes in a fragmented political landscape | Elections News

Iceland has started voting in an election that could see its unprecedented left-right coalition lose its majority, despite four years of stability after a decade of crises. With a political landscape more fragmented than ever, the process of forming a new coalition could be more complicated than in the past …

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Net direct tax collections for 2021-22 increase by more than 74 pc, Auto News, ET Auto

The statement says that refunds amounting to Rs. 75,111 crore have also been issued in the 2021-22 fiscal year so far. New Delhi: Gross direct tax revenue for 2021-2022 grew by 47% and net direct tax revenue for the year increased by over 74%. A statement from the Ministry of …

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The troubling EU proposal for carbon neutrality

The past few weeks have witnessed three important developments related to trade and climate change – the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has once again underscored the dire reality the world can no longer wait to tackle the climate crisis. The European Union (EU) has unveiled details of a …

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White House holds more budget meetings with Democrats

On Thursday, Capitol Hill’s top Democrats decided to resolve their disagreements over a multibillion-dollar social safety net and climate package, as President Biden and his team predicted another day of negotiations with key lawmakers to find a legislative path to adopt its domestic policy agenda. Democratic leaders claimed progress towards …

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Asetek A / S: Download the presentation of the call to investors of September 22, 2021

Forecast update for the year 2021 Conference Call for Investors | September 22, 2021 Disclaimer This presentation contains forward-looking statements concerning Asetek’s financial condition, results of operations and business. All statements other than statements of historical fact are, or may be considered, forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements of future …

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East Franklin, N.J. firefighter loses everything in fire

When you are a firefighter, you spend your time at work trying to save people’s homes, cars and other property. Many times you see families going through the nightmare of losing everything in flames. Imagine how you feel when this happens to you. This is what happened to East Franklin …

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Abortion lawsuits target Texas doctor who says he broke the law

Both lawsuits were filed in San Antonio State Court and both men are representing themselves. “None of these lawsuits are a valid attempt to save innocent human lives,” said John Seago, chief executive of Texas Right to Life, the state’s largest anti-abortion group, which has lobbied for it. new abortion …

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EU fuel tax subsidies worth € 1.5 billion impact climate and overfishing: report

European fishing The fleet benefits annually from a tax break of 759 to 1.5 billion euros thanks to tax subsidies on fuels, and produces nearly 7.3 million tonnes of CO2 just by burning fuel, according to a published report today through the Our Fish campaign. The report, Climate impacts and …

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Welspun India to invest Rs 800 crore in improving its capacity over the next two years, Retail News, ET Retail

Welspun India said it plans to invest around Rs.800 crore in expanding the capacity of its home textiles and flooring business over the next two years. Welspun India, the country’s largest home textiles maker, is reportedly investing Rs 656.5 crore in expanding its home textiles business in fiscal year 22-23. …

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St. Cloud VA offers walk-in and drive-thru flu shots

NO DATE – Veterans in central Minnesota will have several options for getting a flu shot this fall. This year, the St. Cloud VA health care system is offering free walk-in and drive-thru flu clinics starting this week. Walk-in locations include VFW Post 936 in Alexandria from Friday, Montevideo VA …

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Biden administration to deport Haitians in Del Rio, Texas

This week, the United States resumed deportation flights to Haiti under the public health order. On Wednesday, immigration and customs services repatriated around 90 Haitians. Among those deported were families with young children, according to the Haitian Bridge Alliance, a rights group, which also said they had been deported under …

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Dáil’s bitter and binary rows ignore bigger issues

If there’s one thing the Dáil cover tells us, it’s that the return of politics in person to Leinster House this week will change the way business is done. On Wednesday night, the socially distanced chamber of the Dáil was far more visible than the cavernous Convention Center, and the …

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Michigan students wearing Blackface raise community concern

Blackface-clad students at a football game at Ionia High School have raised concerns in the community. Lindsey McKee, a local social worker, was also in the student cheering section when she spotted onlookers with black face paint. She submitted the video to ABC-13 in Grand Rapids. “We were immediately like …

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Why AOC’s Met Gala Dress Drove People Crazy

New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez arrived at the Met Gala on Monday night wearing an ivory Brother Vellies wool jacket personalized with an organza ruffle and the message “Tax the Rich” in red on her back. In video footage shot before her arrival, she can be seen walking towards the …

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You won’t believe this Richland news footage from 1984

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah aired news footage from Richland, Michigan on the seatbelt warrant in 1984. Trigger Warning: The video below covers some hot political topics. On Monday, September 13, a video went viral of Trevor Noah talking about the recent vaccine term announced by President Joe Biden. …

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Former president of state ethics committee convicted of embezzlement

BOSTON – Former State House Ethics Committee Chairman and 22-year state representative David Nangle has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for unlawful embezzlement of campaign funds and failure to report income, among other crimes. The U.S. Attorney’s Office said on Wednesday that the 60-year-old was also ordered to …

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Missoula police arrest man after downtown shooting

Just before 2 a.m. on Wednesday, officers from the Missoula Police Department heard gunshots in the city center. Police Information Officer Lydia Arnold explains. “Grason Lamb is in custody after a downtown shooting,” Arnold said. “Missoula police officers who were in the city center around 1:55 am on September 8, …

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Merz mocks the election platform

Days after chancellor candidate Armin Laschet made a major contribution to climate policy, an open conflict erupted in the Union over the way forward towards greenhouse gas neutrality. Laschet’s shadow economy minister Friedrich Merz (both CDU) clearly distanced himself from an important aspect of the electoral platform and attacked … …

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Murphy rejects NJ parents’ requests for distance learning option

As tens of thousands of parents ask for the ability to start the school year remotely, Gov. Phil Murphy reiterates that won’t happen. Despite the continued spread of the COVID Delta variant and every county in New Jersey now listed as having a high transmission rate, Murphy insists all K-12 …

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Stagecoach calls for an overhaul of transport policy as part of the carbon neutral roadmap

Transport group Stagecoach unveiled a new roadmap to become a carbon neutral company by 2050, while also calling on the UK government to set “conflicting policies” associated with the transport sector and the need to achieve zero net emissions. Stagecoach has already invested £ 1bn in 7,000 low carbon vehicles …

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Three Buffalo Bills are REALLY impressive in the preseason so far

The Buffalo Bills are in the middle of the 2021 preseason, having had no preseason games a year ago. The Bills faced the Chicago Bears on Saturday afternoon at Soldier Field and again, many starters missed the field, including quarterback Josh Allen and star receiver Stefon Diggs. There are players …

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In Afghanistan, the lines between aid and government programs are blurred

As the United States withdraws from Afghanistan, we are forced to face difficult questions about the future of those who remain. Many took comfort in knowing that some humanitarian organizations were allowed to continue operations in the countryside. However, even if the Taliban are to be believed, there is significant …

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the environmental impacts of the development of Chebacco Hill will be assessed

The potential environmental impacts of the proposed village at Chebacco Hill were in the foreground during a public presentation to Hamilton Planning Council. The concerns were not only the construction of buildings and the installation of related infrastructure, but also the potential impacts on adjacent lands, both public and private. …

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Michigan woman thinks she is adopting a dog, ends up with a hyena

Imagine the excitement of getting ready and ready to adopt this puppy you’ve got your eyes on. Come on, I know you know that feeling I’m talking about. That’s what a Detroit native felt while looking for a new dog. Only she didn’t really get what she thought she had. …

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PRIMO WATER: CN / Management’s discussion and analysis of the financial position and operating results (Form 10-Q)

This Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations is intended to further the reader's understanding of the consolidated financial condition and results of operations of our Company. It should be read in conjunction with the financial statements included in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q and …

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Building rules against climate change in the EU: a fair game?

The European Commission (EC) presented its long-awaited proposal for a regulation on a carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) on July 14. This will force importers to pay for the integrated greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of covered goods imported into the European Union. Union. CBAM is part of the ‘Fit for …

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Amgen to Create 355 Jobs at New Wake County Biofabrication Plant

CN News. Photos: Frank and Kay Whatley Company plans to invest $ 550 million in Holly Springs, NC Pioneering biotech company Amgen Inc. will build a new biologics manufacturing plant in Holly Springs, North Carolina, creating 355 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced on August 3, 2021. The company intends to …

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Spat in Cedar Rapids mayoral race was preventable

A case involving Mayor Brad Hart, CSPS and mayoral candidate Amara Andrews made headlines last weekend. It gave us a glimpse of the tensions resulting from a competitive mayoral race that are sure to grab headlines as the campaign draws closer to fall. Andrews was to be a special guest …

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Should the IRS be getting more money to find the money?

July 24, 2021 WASHINGTON DC WHAT IS THE largest financial entity in the United States? The Federal Reserve sets the pace for global financial markets with its interest rate decisions. JP Morgan, a bank, has a balance sheet of $ 3.7 billion. Some argue that the United States Mint could …

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Charlotte Pipe and Foundry keeps its promises to its employees

Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company is a fifth generation family business that has been in existence for 120 years. She also tries to treat her employees like family. “We have a long tradition and a long tradition of caring for our associates,” said Charlotte Pipe vice president of marketing Bradford …

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Planning for an ‘uncertain’ future, Cambridge unveils climate resilience plan | New

The City of Cambridge has published a report on the effects of climate change on the city and long-term recommendations for climate resilience. the Resilient Cambridge Plan, a 70-page document detailing the historical effects of climate change on the Cambridge area and offering suggestions for increasing resilience and preparedness for …

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Philly Police made sure to defend freedom of speech for white supremacists

Notice Police allowed the Patriot Front hate group to harass Philadelphians without much interference. Compare that to their treatment of Black Lives Matter protesters, and the double standard is infuriating. Get a compelling long read and must-have lifestyle tips delivered to your inbox every Sunday morning – perfect with a …

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Reviews | Biden Executive Order Restores US Antitrust

President Biden signed an executive order on Friday aimed at curbing corporate dominance, strengthening business competition and giving consumers and workers more choice and power. The order includes 72 initiatives with a wide variety of topics – net neutrality and cheaper hearing aids, closer scrutiny of Big Techs, and a …

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GOP-led voter suppression implemented step by step, just like Jim Crow

Across the country, Republican lawmakers are using straw man arguments over voter fraud to impose increasing restrictions on access to the ballot box. In response, President Joe Biden and others criticized the changes as “Non-American”, rhetorically downplaying the violence of voter suppression that has actually been central to US history. …

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G20 High Level Tax Symposium on Tax Policy and Climate Change

Ministers discussed tax policy and climate change The challenge of climate change is at the heart of the G20 2021 agenda, focused on People, Planet and Prosperity. Climate change is a major threat to our people. Urgent collective action is needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions with the goal of …

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The Climate Action Plan is moving forward | New

With the overarching goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and reintroducing localized circular economies firmly in sight, the Telluride Ecology Commission embarked on a broad quest last September to update the Action Plan. Telluride 2014 Climate Plan (PAC). At Wednesday’s Zoom meeting –– the commission attended, officials from the Town …

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Should discrimination against Trump supporters be illegal?

American conservatives have become obsessed with the cultural stigma they face in elite institutions, both from old enemies, like universities and Hollywood, and new ones, like K-12 schools and even some companies (“capital awakened”). Eric Kaufmann, professor and member of the right-wing Manhattan Institute, wants to do something. Conservatives must …

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US and India have a lot of work to do on digital cooperation | Business and Economy News

New Delhi, India – It’s a drama that unfolds worthy of a Bollywood film. In February, Twitter deleted hundreds of accounts that posted continued farmer protests against three farm laws passed in India last year, only to restore some after a massive public backlash. Twitter said the accounts were deleted …

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Take advantage of the EU carbon tax

After a period of notice, a draft EU carbon border tariff was finally announced. To avoid getting caught up in trade disputes, the EU does not mention the word “tariff”, but rather uses the term “carbon border adjustment mechanism”. Although it is a bit long, it clearly states the purpose …

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