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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

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16 Jul 2018

India ministry urges duty on Chinese solar cells, modules

NEW DELHI India's trade ministry on Monday recommended imposing a 25 percent duty on imports of solar cells and modules from China for one year to try to counter what it sees as a threat to domestic solar equipment manufacturing.

05 Jul 2018

Indian court denies Vedanta's interim request to reopen copper smelter -lawyer

NEW DELHI, July 5 India's environmental court did not allow Vedanta Ltd to reopen its copper smelter in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, a lawyer representing the state said on Thursday after a hearing on the matter.

03 Jul 2018

Vedanta seeks to stop Tamil Nadu state's interference with copper smelter

CHENNAI Vedanta Ltd has sought a permanent injunction against the Tamil Nadu state government from interfering with the operations of its copper smelter, according to a petition filed with the country's environmental court.

20 Jun 2018

Vedanta says acid leak severe at south Indian copper smelter

THOOTHUKUDI, India Vedanta Ltd said on Wednesday a sulphuric acid leak from a tank at its southern Indian copper smelter was severe and inaction could lead to serious environmental consequences.

20 Jun 2018

Vedanta says acid leak severe at south Indian copper smelter

THOOTHUKUDI, India, June 20 Vedanta Ltd said on Wednesday a sulphuric acid leak from a tank at its southern Indian copper smelter was severe and inaction could lead to serious environmental consequences.

10 Jun 2018

Police arresting Indian smelter protesters based on evidence - state minister

CHENNAI Indian police are only arresting people involved in protests against a copper smelter owned by Vedanta Resources where there is videographed evidence of them indulging in "anti-social" activities, a senior state minister told Reuters.

03 Jun 2018

Exclusive - After deadly Indian smelter protests, arrests stoke tension

THOOTHUKUDI, India Eleven days after police in southern India fired on protesters seeking the shutdown of a copper smelter owned by London-listed Vedanta , killing 13, residents say people suspected of involvement in the demonstrations are being targeted in a wave of arrests.

30 May 2018

Copper prices to rise for Indian manufacturers after Vedanta smelter closure

MUMBAI/THOOTHUKUDI, India Indian electrical goods manufacturers will have to rely more on imported copper and are bracing for a rise in costs, after the government in the southern state of Tamil Nadu this week ordered the permanent closure of Vedanta's copper smelter there.

29 May 2018

No Warning - Witnesses describe how Indian police shot and killed smelter protesters

THOOTHUKUDI, India Police in the port city of Thoothukudi in southern India gave no warning last Tuesday before firing with live ammunition on protesters seeking the closure of a copper smelter owned by London-listed Vedanta Resources Plc, according to 16 witnesses interviewed by Reuters.

28 May 2018

India closes Vedanta copper smelter permanently after bloody protest

THOOTHUKUDI, India An Indian state on Monday ordered the permanent closure of a copper smelter controlled by London-listed Vedanta Resources after 13 people protesting to demand its shutdown on environmental concerns were killed last week.

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