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  • Japan nuclear plant gets safety OK, key step toward restarts

    Japan nuclear plant gets safety OK, key step toward restarts
    TOKYO (Reuters) - A nuclear plant in southern Japan cleared an initial safety hurdle on Wednesday which could make it the first nuclear facility to restart under tough new safety regulations after the industry was idled by the 2011 Fukushima disaster....
  • Bangladesh charges 18 over garment factory collapse

    DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh's anti-corruption agency filed charges on Wednesday against 18 people accused of breaching regulations over the construction of a building that collapsed last year killing more than 1,130 people. The April 2013 collapse of...
  • Indian states seek easier land sales in reform challenge for Modi

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian states eager to kick-start major infrastructure projects have proposed radical changes to land acquisition laws that are blamed for stalling billions of dollars' worth of roads, railways, ports and power installations....
  • VW to build new crossover in Tennessee

    VW to build new crossover in Tennessee
    (Reuters) - Volkswagen will spend $900 million to build a mid-sized SUV at its U.S. plant in Tennessee, nearly doubling the factory's workforce, in an effort to revitalise sales in the world's second-largest auto market. VW said on Monday it had chosen...
  • VW to spend $900 million on U.S. SUV, creating 2,000 jobs

    VW to spend $900 million on U.S. SUV, creating 2,000 jobs
    Volkswagen plans to expand its Chattanooga, Tenn., factory and start production of a seven-passenger sport-utility vehicle at the plant. The project will create about 2,000 jobs in the United States and an investment of about $900 million, including...
  • Tesla tax break for building battery factory buried in aerospace bill

    Tesla tax break for building battery factory buried in aerospace bill
    Gov. Jerry Brown has quietly approved a potential property tax break for electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. in hopes of enticing the high-tech, Palo Alto company to build a giant battery factory in California. The potential savings is buried in...
  • The long journey of 'local' seafood to your plate

    The long journey of 'local' seafood to your plate
    Another glorious Golden State summer is upon us. San Joaquin Valley peaches are at their height and rolling in to farmers markets from Silver Lake to Mar Vista. Alice Waters' foragers are plucking Napa zucchini blossoms for the chefs at Berkeley's Chez...
  • Nuclear expansion right move for the climate, world

    In the 1970s, scientists discovered that chemicals called chlorofluorocarbons were being spewed into the atmosphere. To their shock, they found that the chemicals — then common in refrigerators, air conditioners and hair sprays — were...
  • Power plants coming to electricity-hungry region

    Power plants coming to electricity-hungry region
    Developers haven't built a new power plant of any significance in Maryland for over a decade — one reason the state imports more electricity than almost any other in the country, racking up extra charges for consumers. But change is coming. Two...
  • Duke Energy plans meeting to tout its future power plant

    Duke Energy plans meeting to tout its future power plant
    The future of Central Florida's biggest electric utility depends greatly on a proposed power plant that Duke Energy will unveil Thursday during an open house 90 miles from Orlando. While construction is to start in less than two years, much about the...
  • BMW is the US auto industry's leading exporter

     
    Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing, Crossover, BMW, Luxury Which automaker do you think ships the most cars out of North America, one of the Detroit Three or perhaps one of the Japanese automakers? Nope. It turns out the BMW's Spartanburg, SC, factory is...