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BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold a high-level meeting on Sunday to discuss whether to require the car industry to carry out costly hardware upgrades for older diesel vehicles to reduce inner-city pollution, government sources said. FILE PHOTO: Traffic signs which ban diesel cars are installed by workers at the Max-Brauer Allee
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BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed a proposal to require hardware retrofits of older diesel vehicles’ exhaust systems to reduce pollution, Spiegel magazine reported, as a deadline for a government decision nears. FILE PHOTO: Traffic signs which ban diesel cars are installed by workers at the Max-Brauer Allee in downtown Hamburg, Germany
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BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed a proposal to require hardware retrofits of older diesel vehicles’ exhaust systems to reduce pollution, Spiegel magazine reported, as a deadline for a government decision nears. FILE PHOTO: Traffic signs which ban diesel cars are installed by workers at the Max-Brauer Allee in downtown Hamburg, Germany
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – When Reuters photographer Lucas Jackson headed to Greenland in June, he traveled with a heavy, oversized rolling bag containing a crucial piece of equipment to document climate change. An iceberg floats in a fjord near the town of Tasiilaq, Greenland, June 18, 2018. New NASA data on water temperature, depth and
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published new data detailing how it drastically expanded a biofuels waiver program for oil refiners since President Donald Trump’s administration took office, responding to pressure from the corn lobby to boost transparency over the opaque program. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) gave 29 waivers exempting small oil refineries from a requirement to blend biofuels into gasoline and diesel last year, higher than in previous years, according to agency data released on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler addresses staff at
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may release new data on Thursday related to its program to exempt small refineries from annual biofuels blending requirements, according to four sources familiar with the plans. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler addresses staff at EPA headquarters in Washington, U.S., July
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