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U.S. regulators to approve fix for more than 300,000 VW diesels: sources

WASHINGTON The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board will approve later on Thursday a fix for more than 300,000 older Volkswagen AG diesel cars, two people briefed on the matter said.

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EU postpones decision on biodiesel anti-dumping duties

BRUSSELS The European Union postponed a vote on Thursday designed to set its response to Argentina's successful World Trade Organization challenge to EU anti-dumping duties on biodiesel imports, sources familiar with the planned vote said.

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Japanese companies plan hydrogen supply chain project

TOKYO A consortium of Japanese companies plans to launch what it says is world's first hydrogen supply chain demonstration project, part of the country's goal of becoming a "hydrogen society".

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Wildfires prompt 10,000 evacuations on French Riviera

MARSEILLE Firefighters evacuated thousands of campers and local residents after a wildfire broke out on France's tourist-thronged Riviera coast overnight. | Video

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GE, Invenergy build wind farm in Oklahoma, biggest in the U.S.

Power development company Invenergy LLC and General Electric Co on Wednesday announced plans to build the largest wind farm in the United States in Oklahoma, part of a $4.5 billion project to provide electricity to 1.1 million utility customers in the region.

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