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North Dakota Petroleum Council Vice President Kari Cutting told an interim legislative committee on Wednesday that the new rules range from changes in air quality standards to additional animals being listed as endangered species.
Toyota, under ambitious environmental targets, is aiming to sell hardly any regular gasoline vehicles by 2050, only hybrids and fuel cells, to radically reduce emissions.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration reports the three states have had 85 percent of the increase in U.S. natural gas production since January 2012.
The Advocate reports the money was included in BP’s record settlement of more than $20 billion finalized last week between the federal government and five Gulf Coast states involved in the sprawling litigation.
Iran’s parliament voted Tuesday to support implementing a landmark nuclear deal struck with world powers despite hard-line attempts to derail the bill, suggesting the historic accord will be carried out.
A Chinese court has sentenced a former senior executive of a state oil company to 20 years in prison after finding him guilty of corruption.
The Federal Railroad Administration said the broken rail resulted from a crack that had expanded. The problem was missed by CSX Corp. and a contractor on inspections in December 2014 and last January, said Sarah Feinberg, the FRA’s acting chief.
Barring any surprises, the timeline would allow payments to be made to victims of the disaster by year’s end, said Robert Keach, the bankruptcy trustee. About $83 million is being set aside to settle wrongful death claims.
Williams Partners said an explosion and fire erupted at about 11 a.m. Thursday and injured four contractors who were doing maintenance at the facility at the time of the explosion.