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Chinese, Canadian firms sign nuclear deals


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Two separate nuclear cooperation agreements were signed by Canada's SNC-Lavalin with China National Nuclear. The deals include the construction of reactors, power generation and mining in China and ot… Read More

ACC: Merkley should focus on CSIA instead of PBT bill


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A new bill from Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., would require the EPA to more quickly phase out a class of chemicals called PBTs, which include lead, mercury and brominated flame retardants. The American C… Read More

RFA to promote ethanol at Sturgis Motorcycle Rally



The Renewable Fuels Association will be at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota Aug. 4 to 7, educating motorcyclists about ethanol. Among its promotions will be free E10 offered during "Free F… Read More