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Shell to axe 6,500 jobs, cut spending to cope with lower oil prices

LONDON - Royal Dutch Shell is to axe 6,500 jobs this year and step up spending cuts to deal with an extended period of lower oil prices which contributed to a 37 percent drop in the oil and gas group's second-quarter profits.

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Oregon 'kayaktivists' to protest Shell Arctic oil search

28 Jul 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. - Protesters began gathering in a riverside park in Portland Tuesday evening, planning to drop kayaks in the water to protest Wednesday's scheduled launch of a ship to be used by Royal Dutch Shell for Arctic oil exploration.

Conservation group finds haze, ozone problems at U.S. national parks

28 Jul 2015

LOS ANGELES - A conservation group found 36 U.S. national parks had moderate or worse levels of ozone pollution in a report card released on Tuesday, with four parks in California receiving the worst grades for health effects.

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U.S. appeals court upholds bulk of Obama air pollution rule

28 Jul 2015

WASHINGTON - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday mostly upheld a major federal environmental regulation requiring some states to limit pollution that contributes to unhealthy air in neighboring states.

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U.S. private sector vows to ante up on climate finance

27 Jul 2015

WASHINGTON - Some of the biggest U.S. corporate names on Monday offered their support - and billions of dollars in green financing pledges - to buttress the Obama administration's quest for a global agreement on combating climate change.

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Norfolk South profit dented by lower coal and fuel surcharges

27 Jul 2015

CHICAGO - U.S. railroad Norfolk Southern Corp on Monday reported a lower quarterly net profit as coal freight shipments and fuel surcharge revenue fell, and said coal would continue to weigh on results this year.

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