Environment

DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) – The death toll from the typhoon that struck Vietnam at the weekend has risen to at least 49, the government said on Monday. People ride motorcycles along flooded road after typhoon Damrey hits Vietnam in Hue city, Vietnam November 5, 2017. REUTERS/Kham After Typhoon Damrey’s winds tore off roofs, felled trees
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BLUFF, Utah (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s announcement last week that he intends to reduce the size of two national monuments covering millions of acres of Utah wilderness has stoked local divisions over land use, with all sides anticipating a protracted battle over the move. A man walks over a natural bridge at Butler Wash
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Beijing issued its first orange smog alert ahead of winter on Friday, forecasting heavy air pollution over the next four days, the second-highest alert in China’s four-tier emergency response system. FILE PHOTO: An Air China passenger aircraft flies amid heavy smog over the suburb of Beijing, China, January 2, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan group in the U.S. House of Representatives has called on the Environmental Protection Agency to recognize “the significant pitfalls and costs” of renewable fuel standards in its future rulemaking and enact “well-rounded” biofuel policies. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks during an interview for Reuters at his office in
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CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. farmers have overwhelmed state governments with thousands of complaints about crop damage linked to new versions of weed killers, threatening future sales by manufacturers Monsanto Co (MON.N) and BASF SE (BASFn.DE). FILE PHOTO: Monsanto’s research farm is pictured near Carman, Manitoba, Canada on August 3, 2017. REUTERS/Zachary Prong/File Photo Monsanto is
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