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Obama Administration Floats South Carolina Wind Energy Projects

November 25, 2015 | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is considering developing four offshore areas.

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VW To Offer Quick Fix For Diesel Engines In Europe

November 25, 2015 11:36 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

VW says it will take less than an hour to bring 1.6 and 2.0 liter turbodiesel engines into compliance.


Photos Of The Day: Indoor Ocean Provides Turbulent Testing Waters

November 25, 2015 10:26 am | by Katie Mohr, Associate Editor | Comments

The pool can simulate waves of more than 100 feet and winds of over 200 miles per hour.


Toxic Wastewater From Collapsed Brazilian Dam Reaches Ocean

November 25, 2015 10:01 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

After 16 days, the toxic mud completed a more than 300-mile course journey to the Atlantic.


Democrats Offer Bill To Overhaul Food Labels

November 25, 2015 9:35 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The act would create a nutrition label for the front of food products.


US Officials Signal Move Toward Embracing Self-Driving Cars

November 25, 2015 9:24 am | by Justin Pritchard, The Associated Press | Comments

Currently, self-driving cars need to have someone behind the wheel, ready to take over.


Michigan, Fiat Chrysler Reach Deal On Tax Credits

November 24, 2015 5:16 pm | by David Eggert, The Associated Press | Comments

FCA will have to spend an additional $1B on Michigan facilities over 15 years to qualify for $1.9B in business tax credits.


Report: Crude Prices Hindering African Oil Projects

November 24, 2015 3:16 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The price slump sparked a sharp reversal of fortunes for Africa's oil industry.


Alcoa To Keep Smelting Plant Open After NY Offers Incentives

November 24, 2015 12:18 pm | by David Klepper, The Associated Press | Comments

Under the terms of the agreement, the plant will remain open for at least 3 1/2 years. 


Blue Origin Successfully Lands Reusable Rocket

November 24, 2015 11:36 am | by Megan Crouse, Real-Time Digital Reporter | Comments

Blue Origin is the first private space company to launch, fly and land a reusable space vehicle.


Obama Administration, Trade Group To Convene Smart Fabrics Conference

November 24, 2015 11:15 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The technology could have broad implications for a wide range of consumers.


Oil-Rich Alberta Unveils Carbon Tax, Emissions Cap

November 24, 2015 11:06 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

Oil industry leaders were initially supportive of the proposal.


Photos Of The Day: A Swooping Robotically Fabricated Room

November 24, 2015 10:39 am | by Katie Mohr, Associate Editor | Comments

The building was created with 230 unique, robotically milled wooden panels.


Elon Musk Seeks To Expand Tesla’s Autonomous Driving Program

November 24, 2015 10:25 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The company is expanding its autopilot program staff "to achieve generalized full autonomy."


US To Cancel Oil Drilling Lease On Land Sacred To Tribes

November 24, 2015 10:19 am | by Matthew Brown, The Associated Press | Comments

Tribal leaders said such a move would make up for the government issuing the lease without consulting the tribes.


German Investigation Of VW Expands To Include Tax Evasion

November 24, 2015 10:04 am | by David Rising, The Associated Press | Comments

The focus of the investigation is on tax breaks VW received for producing low-polluting cars.


First Japanese Rocket With Commercial Payload Launched

November 24, 2015 9:47 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

It is carrying a broadcast and telecommunications satellite for Canadian company Telesat.


Nestle Confirms Labor Abuse Among Its Thai Seafood Suppliers

November 24, 2015 9:36 am | by Martha Mendoza, AP National Writer | Comments

Nestle SA launched the investigation in December 2014.


Ford Workers Narrowly Approve New Contract With UAW

November 23, 2015 2:35 pm | by Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer | Comments

The agreement covers 53,000 U.S. hourly workers at 22 plants.


Chemours To Sell Texas Chemical Plant To Dow

November 23, 2015 12:25 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The plant produces aniline, which is used in the production of rubber, dyes, pigments, fibers and pharmaceuticals.


Study Links Common Pesticide To Poorer Apple Crops

November 23, 2015 12:20 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

Scientists said that pollinators contribute nearly $500 billion annually to the global agricultural economy.



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