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Honeywell unit probed in toxic gas leak in Illinois

- The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said it has begun a special inspection at Honeywell Metropolis Works in Illinois to assess a uranium hexafluoride leak that occurred during maintenance activity on Saturday evening.

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Obama to unveil tougher climate change plan

02 Aug 2015

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will unveil on Monday the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants, kicking off what is expected to be a tumultuous legal battle between federal environmental regulators and the coal industry.

Factbox: Obama's Clean Power Plan faces tough legal scrutiny

02 Aug 2015

WASHINGTON - The final version of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan, which aims to curb carbon emissions from power plants, is scheduled for release on Monday. The long-term fate of the measure depends on its ability to withstand the inevitable legal challenges from states and industries opposed to it.

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What changes to expect from Obama's final Clean Power Plan

02 Aug 2015

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will unveil as soon as Monday the final version of a sweeping - and controversial - regulation to cut carbon emissions from the electricity sector.

U.S. nuclear operators try to save plants with carbon emission rule

31 Jul 2015

WASHINGTON - The U.S. nuclear industry has made a last-minute push to urge the Obama administration to protect the country's 100 nuclear units in its forthcoming carbon rule and prevent the early retirement of several plants.

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Chevron profit tumbles 90 percent, misses estimates; shares drop

31 Jul 2015

- Second-quarter profit at oil producer Chevron Corp tumbled 90 percent, missing analysts' expectations, amid weakness in oil prices .

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