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Exxon about to shut down French Fos refinery due to strike

FX Empire 01 Jul 2022
PARIS (Reuters) -Exxon Mobil said on Friday it had started preparations to gradually shut down operations at its Fos refinery plant in southern France because of a strike launched by unions ... “We have started preparations to gradually shut down the plant in the coming days.
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ELEVENTH HOUR: Mangrove restoration as a nature-based solution to climate change

Manila Bulletin 01 Jul 2022
Student volunteers take part in planting mangrove saplings and immerse themselves in the monthly restoration activity of Oceanus Conservation at Barangay Looc, Salay, Northern Mindanao ... The local community in Barangay Aringay, La Union works hand in hand to restore this abandoned fishpond by mound planting mangrove saplings.
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GM Subsystems avoids strike, reaches tentative agreement with UAW

Finger Lakes Times 01 Jul 2022
The United Auto Workers union has reached a tentative agreement with GM Subsystems LLC, avoiding a strike at GM Michigan plants by the subsidiary employees, according to a letter sent out by UAW leadership Thursday morning.
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NE Portland glass recycler Owens-Brockway will continue operating, install pollution controls

The Oregonian 01 Jul 2022
The state in June reduced the penalty to $662,000, of which $529,000 will go to the nonprofit Friends of Trees for planting trees in the neighborhood ... A neighborhood environmental group cheered the news, saying it was pleased that the company would made environmental upgrades and continue to operate the plant, preserving union jobs.
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DEC denies air permit renewal for Greenidge Generation

Finger Lakes Times 01 Jul 2022
Kathy Hochul to sign a two-year cryptocurrency mining moratorium at former fossil fuel power plants ... Davis said he may have to tell the plant’s eight to 30 union workers that “working-class families don’t rate as high as some of the wealthy families that live on the lake.”.
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France bans veggie 'steaks,' 'sausages'

One India 01 Jul 2022
Paris, Jul 01. France will become the first European Union country to ban the use of words like "steak" and "sausage" from being applied to plant-based food, according to an official decree published on Thursday. The ban, which was originally agreed ... .
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Around the World briefs

News-Press Now 01 Jul 2022
Some other European Union countries are turning back to coal as a replacement for reduced deliveries of Russian natural gas, threatening climate goals in Europe ... Coal-fired power plants generate almost 50% of total Czech electricity output ... The African Union special envoy, former ...
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Charlotte's Web Full Spectrum "Original Formula" CBD Validated in UK Food Standards Agency Novel Foods ...

Capital Press 01 Jul 2022
Novel Foods are ingredients which have not been widely consumed by people in the UK or European Union (EU) before May 1997. This includes cannabidiol ("CBD") and other consumable derivatives of the hemp plant, including whole-plant hemp extract ... in the hemp plant as well as CBD.
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Brazil Volkswagen workers approve agreement for $193 mln investment

Reuters 30 Jun 2022
... workers at its Taubate plant, in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo, approved on Wednesday an agreement allowing an investment of 1 billion reais ($192.97 million) for the production of a new model starting in 2025, the local metalworkers' union said in a statement.
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Brazil Volkswagen workers approve agreement for $193 million investment

FX Empire 30 Jun 2022
SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Volkswagen Group workers at its Taubate plant, in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo, approved on Wednesday an agreement allowing an investment of 1 billion reais ($192.97 million) for the production of a new model starting in 2025, the local metalworkers’ union said in a statement.
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Numsa says Eskom wage offer has not been rejected

Independent online (SA) 30 Jun 2022
The striking unions at Eskom, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) have hit out at media reports that claim they have rejected Eskom’s latest proposal of a 7% wage increase ... The union did not further state if the wage offer would be accepted or not.
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LatAm CSP pioneer kicks off new renewables platform in Chile

Renewables Now 30 Jun 2022
The new entity also manages the 690-MW Likana Solar CSP project, the 600-MW Pampa Union PV project, and more than 40 MW of run-of-river hydroelectric power plants, added EIG. “These plants, combined with our Likana Solar and Pampa Union projects now under development, will ...
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Major power outages in South Africa amid workers’ strike

Anadolu Agency 30 Jun 2022
The firm said the continued staff absenteeism has made it impossible for them to do routine maintenance at some plants ... The utility which mostly uses coal to generate electricity has aging power plants and most of them need maintenance. Wage talks between Eskom and trade unions ...
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Changes at Granite City Works would cost about 1,000 jobs

The Telegraph - Alton 30 Jun 2022
Steel is considering the sale of the iron-making side of its Granite City Works facility would mean the closure of much of the steel-processing side of the plant and the elimination of about 1,000 jobs starting in 2024 ... The local represents about 1,400 union workers at the plant and as well as 500 more at other local companies.
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Hungary looks to extend lifespan of Paks nuclear plant -minister

Reuters 30 Jun 2022
BUDAPEST, June 30 (Reuters) - Hungary plans to extend the lifetime of the Paks nuclear power plant and will make assessments about costs and feasibility next month, Technology and Industry Minister Laszlo Palkovics told Inforadio late on Wednesday ... "But this is a closed issue, as everyone who has a nuclear plant does this.".

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