The Environmental Protection Agency plans to “reconsider” portions of a 2015 rule that provides safeguards for communities located near toxic coal ash waste sites, agency administrator Scott Pruitt said Wednesday in a letter to industry officials. The clean water protections that Pruitt now wants to revisit marked the first substantive steps the EPA has taken […]
By Adrian Ash – Gold bullion held $5 below yesterday's late spike to 12-month highs in Asian and London action on Wednesday, trading at $1340 per ounce after a key US Fed policymaker said weak inflation warns against raising...
Political events in the Bay Area Wednesday Coal film: Screening of the film “From the Ashes,” a look at the coal industry and its role in climate change. Film begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Koret Auditorium of the San Francisco Main Library, 100 Larkin St. Show More Summary
Thirty-seven is the new 20, and Oceane Dodin found that out the hard way Wednesday night at Arthur Ashe Stadium against Venus Williams.
DHAKA, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Bangladesh pulled off a fairytale maiden test victory over Australia on Wednesday as cricket witnessed a second triumph for the underdog in as many days with the Ashes protagonists both on the receiving end of surprise losses.
MELBOURNE, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Cricket Australia (CA) has recovered thousands of scalped tickets for the third Ashes test against England in Perth, the governing body said on Wednesday.
Elvis Perkins' acclaimed debut album, Ash Wednesday, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, and in honor of that he'll be playing the album in full at special shows in NYC and Los Angeles that will feature original players from the time.... Continue reading…
By Adrian Ash – Gold prices jumped to 8-week highs versus a rising Dollar on Wednesday as new data showed US wages remain sluggish while President Trump repeated his willingness to use nuclear weapons against North Korea after...
Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra blasted volcanic ash as high as 4.2 kilometers (2.6 miles) on Wednesday, one of its biggest eruptions in the past several months of high activity.
One big reason Duke Energy is trying to make us pay: Dozens of insurance companies say they’re not obligated to help pay for Duke Energy Corp.’s multi-billion dollar coal ash cleanup because the nation’s largest electric company long...Show More Summary
The late Eunice Kennedy Shriver was honored with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs on Wednesday for her legacy of creating and developing the Special Olympics and for being a champion of equality and inclusion. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Try to wrap your mind around this one: As Duke Energy continues a state-ordered cleanup of millions of tons of potentially toxic coal ash, an Ohio company won approval Tuesday to store even more ash imported from India in North Carolina. The...Show More Summary
ESPN is airing the 2017 ESPY’s next Wednesday, July 12, and former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning is set to host. But it’s another QB that could be making a slightly more interesting appearance. Free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick is listed as one of the athletes who will be in attendance. Here’s the complete list: Russell Westbrook, […]
By Adrian Ash – Gold funds ticked higher Wednesday morning as world equity indices slipped for a second day – led by pre-market trading in US tech stocks such as Google – and the Euro retreated from 1-year highs versus the Dollar...
You Mad Rihanna Is With A White Guy? By now youve probably all seen the pics of Rihanna wet humping her mystery man in a swimming pool. And of course everyone noticed that he miiiight be a white guy. This,
By Adrian Ash – Gold prices held near 5-week lows against a falling US Dollar on Wednesday, trading at $1243 per ounce as commodities rallied but world stock markets extended Tuesday's retreat in New York. As Brent crude oil rallied $1 per...
Wahabi, 39, who lives on the ninth floor of the 24-storey Grenfell Tower, said she was awoken by smoke at around 1:00am on Wednesday. "I could see there was ash coming through the window in the living room, which was partially open," she told AFP, sitting outside a local community centre.
Duke Energy seeks hundreds of millions in increased rates to clean up their own mess: The Company is requesting recovery of ash basin closure compliance costs incurred since January 1, 2015, in the approximate amount of $66 million per...Show More Summary
Make deals with municipal power entities first, everybody else will be forced to follow: Duke Energy has taken a first, major step toward billing consumers for its coal ash woes by making cost-share deals with several dozen North Carolina...Show More Summary
Click to enlarge To restore Cook County's tree canopy, which has been decimated by the emerald ash borer in recent years, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District is issuing tree saplings to Cook County schools, local agencies, community...Show More Summary