UK rolls out red carpet for China's Xi on contentious visit

...steel-making capacity to disappear in the face of blatant Chinese dumping."China also is set to build a new nuclear power plant in southwest England, and the two governments have signed deals giving Chinese money greater access to London's financial...
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My Turn: Fukushima radiation in Pacific reaches West Coast

...article noted that "The planet's oceans already contain vast amounts of radiation, as the world's 435 nuclear power plants routinely pump radioactive water into Earth's oceans, albeit less dangerous isotopes than cesium."Fifty million...
Split decision in water reservation case

...strip-mining 300 million metric tons of coal over 25 years. Most of the coal would be shipped to Asia for burning in power plants.The water reservation applications were made in 2009. The department had been ordered by a court to adjudicate them...
State's only coal mine to halt exports the global market, as well as the strength of the U.S. dollar, has created less demand and a drop in price for Alaska coal," Brown said.The Usibelli mine also supplies coal to seven coal-fired power plants in Interior Alaska.
Meetings with Chinese leader bring agreement

...Bill Gates, entered into an agreement with China National Nuclear Corp. to work together on next-generation nuclear power plant technology."The world does need a lot more energy and it needs reliable energy with zero CO2," Gates, the former...
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Juneau's Hidden History: Historic power plants 1916 as an 8,000-kilowatt power plant. The Alaska Juneau Gold Mining...Company constructed the Sheep Creek Power Plant. It was possible to generate 2...the power grid. We entered the power plant and stood in awe. It looks almost...
Bush: Tax code overhaul will boost the economy

...from his proposal. The company makes cooling equipment for scores of businesses, from poultry processors to nuclear power plants. Bush said the tax code is "full of special favors, carve-outs, phase-outs and subsidies - that you pay for...
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Lobsters shifting north; ocean warming blamed

...along with continued fishing, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission said in a summary of the report.At a power plant in Long Island Sound, for example, there were more than 75 days with a recorded average water temperature above 68...
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Alaska Editorial: An important presidential visit warming, hence the president's visit. Earlier this summer, he imposed unprecedented pollution limits on power plants across the country. This week 15 states petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Washington, D.C., Circuit...
Officials: 2,500 gallons of diesel spilled into Sitka Sound

...that about 2,500 gallons of diesel fuel leaked into Sitka Sound following the discovery of a leak at the city's power plant.The Daily Sitka Sentinel reported 30,000 gallons of diesel spilled from a storage tank into a backup containment...


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