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02/25/2018 04:42 AM
Storms dump rain across U.S. Midwest, kill Kentucky woman
(Reuters) - A band of thunderstorms reaching across the lower Mississippi Valley into Ohio on Saturday killed a Kentucky woman in her home and threatened more flooding in an area that has already seen evacuations because of high water.
02/24/2018 03:44 PM
Germany could impose limited diesel car bans in strategy shift
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's government, which has steadfastly opposed barring heavily-polluting diesel cars from cities, is working on changes to allow driving bans on certain routes on an emergency basis, documents seen by Reuters showed.
02/23/2018 04:47 PM
Who sucks? EU mocks Gove 'green Brexit' talk on plastic straws
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A top European Union official scoffed at Britain's environment minister, the Brexit campaigner Michael Gove, for suggesting leaving the EU will make it easier for London to pass green legislation like banning plastic drinking straws.
02/23/2018 04:16 PM
Trump calls meeting on biofuels policy blamed by bankrupt refiner
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has called a meeting early next week with key senators and Cabinet officials to discuss potential changes to biofuels policy, which is coming under increasing pressure after a Pennsylvania refiner blamed the regulation for its bankruptcy, according to four sources familiar with the matter.
02/23/2018 03:46 PM
U.S. court blocks Trump administration from ending oil, gas waste rule
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. court temporarily blocked the Trump administration from delaying or ending an Obama-era rule aimed at preventing oil and gas leaks during production, according to court documents, marking the fourth time either Congress or the courts have upheld the rule's implementation.