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Company plans new tech for mine near Ketchikan

...described as salt-like particles."Rare earths are the petroleum of the 21st century," McKenzie said, quoting a Chinese government official, "'Saudi Arabia has oil; China has rare earths.'" Alaska does as well, and the Bokan project site...
Oil plunge is threat and boon to global economies

...that will complicate the government's efforts to end Japan's deflation.China and emerging Asian economiesThe Chinese government adjusts retail prices in line with the global market. As a result, Beijing has cut prices repeatedly this year...
Strong quake kills 381 in southern China province

...oversee quake relief, Xinhua said.U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon offered "his condolences to the Chinese Government and the families of those killed," according to a statement from his office. The statement said the U.N. is...
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Murkowski questions China's shellfish ban

...banned the import of oysters, clams, mussels and scallops from Alaska and the Pacific Northwest in December. The Chinese government said it discovered paralytic shellfish poisoning in geoducks harvested in the Middle Gravina Island area of southeast...
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Chinese ban of US shellfish to continue

...Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, or AQSIQ.More information is needed before the Chinese government will consider lifting the import ban, perhaps keeping it in effect for a localized region, according to the letter...
China bans shellfish imports from US West Coast

...months-long shutdown.The Chinese government imposed the ban after discovering...public radio reported.The Chinese government says the ban that started last...Administration will negotiate with the Chinese government on an agreement to reopen the...
Encroaching sea already a threat in Caribbean nations

...Adrian George is one of the coastal residents preparing to move into an inland apartment complex built by the Chinese government following the devastation left by Hurricane Ivan."I'm now ready to move up to the hills," George said in...
Begich wants geoduck import ban lifted

...the product was "well within" acceptable limits and didn't pose any public health threat.Begich urged the Chinese government to work with Alaska, federal seafood inspectors and the Food and Drug Administration to address questions over...
FBI: Chinese Consulate fire set intentionally San Francisco was ignited at the front of the building, leading to an arson investigation and calls from the Chinese government for better protection of diplomats in the U.S.The blaze on Wednesday night was not being investigated as an...
Tests show Puget Sound geoduck clams safe to eat

...have forwarded the state's test results to the Chinese government, agency spokeswoman Connie Barclay said in an's director of seafood inspection sent the Chinese government a letter in December, urging China to allow imports...


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