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More than 118,000 homes and businesses in Florida and Georgia were still without power on Friday in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, power companies said. In total, more than 3.3 million customers lost power from Florida to New York after Michael struck the Florida Panhandle on Oct. 10 as a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 155 miles per hour (250 kph). . . more
Proposals made by Brazil's far-right presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro present a serious threat to the country's environment that could lead deforestation "to explode," a group of non-government organizations said on Friday. . . more
The Trump administration wants pollution limits on ship fuels that a United Nations maritime agency will implement in 2020 to be phased in to protect consumers from any price spikes in heating and trucking fuels, a White House spokesman said on Friday. . . more
President Donald Trump on Friday threw his support behind speeding up water projects for agriculture and hydropower in the arid U.S. West, a move aimed to help build support for Republicans in tight congressional races in next month's midterm elections. . . more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday it has withdrawn a regulation proposed in the last days of the Obama administration that aimed to tighten health and safety compliance rules for uranium miners. . . more
Earlier this year, the world's two biggest lithium producers publicly celebrated new deals with Chile's government that will allow them to vastly increase output of the ultralight battery metal from the Atacama, the world's driest desert. . . more
Divers off the Indian Ocean island of Reunion have been warned: Give the whales some space or expect a fin for your troubles. . . more
Crunchy and tasty, yes, but could carrots also strengthen cement and cut carbon dioxide emissions for the building industry? . . more
German industrial conglomerate Thyssenkrupp has declared force majeure as the Rhine's extremely low water levels are disrupting the delivery of raw materials to its Duisburg plant, the company said on Friday. . . more
Britain should bring forward a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans by eight years to 2032 to help the country reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, a parliamentary committee said on Friday. . . more
A Japanese maker of earthquake shock absorbers said on Friday that at least 70 buildings across the country may have used its products for which quality data was falsified and that nearly 1,000 are suspected of having done so. . . more
Germany's transport minister said on Friday that carmakers have not yet submitted retrofit kits for manipulated diesel cars for which his administration could grant approval. . . more
China's environment ministry on Friday called out officials in a northwestern coal producing zone for lacking the "will" to fight pollution, the latest region to come under scrutiny in Beijing's war on smog. . . more
A city in China's No. 2 steelmaking province Jiangsu plans to cut output of steel, coke and other raw materials in winter, as part of its efforts to improve air quality, state-owned media reported on Friday. . . more
Norwegian Air will adopt new technologies from Sweden's Avtech which will cut CO2 emissions by 16,000 tonnes per year - or a reduction of 5,000 tonnes of fuel, the budget airliner said in a press release on Friday. . . more


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