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Trump declines to set U.S. uranium production quotas

13 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump declined to issue quotas for domestic uranium production late on Friday and instead ordered a 90-day governmental review, a decision praised by U.S. nuclear power generators who fear curbs on fuel imports would boost costs.

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change - scientists

12 Jul 2019

NEW ORLEANS/WASHINGTON Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate change, scientists said on Friday.

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists

12 Jul 2019

NEW ORLEANS/WASHINGTON Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate change, scientists said on Friday.

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change - scientists

12 Jul 2019

NEW ORLEANS/WASHINGTON, July 12 Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate change, scientists said on Friday.

Intruders jump fence at U.S. nuclear reactor that uses bomb-grade fuel

11 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON Two people jumped a security fence at a GE Hitachi research reactor near San Francisco, the U.S. nuclear power regulator said on Thursday, raising concerns over a plant that is one of the few in the country that uses highly enriched uranium, a material that could be used to make an atomic bomb.

UPDATE 2-Intruders jump fence at U.S. nuclear reactor that uses bomb-grade fuel

11 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON, July 11 Two people jumped a security fence at a GE Hitachi research reactor near San Francisco, the U.S. nuclear power regulator said on Thursday, raising concerns over a plant that is one of the few in the country that uses highly enriched uranium, a material that could be used to make an atomic bomb.

Intruders jump fence at U.S. nuclear reactor with bomb-grade fuel

11 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON, July 11 Two people jumped a security fence at a GE Hitachi research reactor near San Francisco, the U.S. nuclear power regulator said on Thursday, raising concerns over a plant that is one of the few in the country that uses highly enriched uranium, a material that could be used to make an atomic bomb.

Aggressive U.S. energy policy tests ties with European allies

10 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS For the administration of President Donald Trump, a policy of "energy dominance" means reducing dependence on imported oil and promoting exports to boost the national economy and Washington's political influence overseas.

Chevron Phillips, Qatar Petroleum sign $8 billion petrochemical deal

09 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON Chevron Phillips Chemical and Qatar Petroleum signed an agreement on Tuesday to develop an $8 billion petrochemical plant along the U.S. Gulf Coast, the second pact between the companies to build such plants in the last few weeks.

Chevron Phillips, Qatar Petroleum sign $8 bln petrochemical deal

09 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON, July 9 Chevron Phillips Chemical and Qatar Petroleum signed an agreement on Tuesday to develop an $8 billion petrochemical plant along the U.S. Gulf Coast, the second pact between the companies to build such plants in the last few weeks.

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