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Without General Electric at Fairfield, Things Could Change for the Residents

Without General Electric at Fairfield, Things Could Change for the Residents Last week, General Electric said that it was moving its headquarters from Fairfield, Connecticut to Boston. The company said it will also move some of its employees. The coastal town's residents are now pondering over what this shift means for this town. People in this part will lose one of the biggest corporations in the world.

Porter Ranch Gas Leak Still Not Under Control; State of Emergency Declared by California Governor

Porter Ranch Gas Leak Still Not Under Control; State of Emergency Declared by California GovernorNatural gas is still spewing out through leaks into the air, in the Porter Ranch neighbourhood making residents sick and forcing many to evacuate their homes. Methane, the most potent green house gas has been coming out of the leak since October.

Medupi Boss Quits to Pursue Other Opportunities

Medupi Boss Quits to Pursue Other OpportunitiesOn Sunday, Chris Yelland the energy analyst expressed concern regarding the resignation of project director Roman Crookes, at Medupi power station.

Yelland said that Crookes' departure 'obviously raises concerns about the institutional memory within Eskom as the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) main contractor'.

Environmental Protection Agency Thinking of Taking Over Burnsville Dump Site

Environmental Protection Agency Thinking of Taking Over Burnsville Dump SiteThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is said to be considering taking over Freeway Landfill, the closed landfill site in Burnsville after the State of Minnesota and the owner of the site failed to reach an agreement plan for a cleanup before its deadline lapsed.

Signal Peak Energy, the Montana Coal Mine, Laid Off 58 Workers Citing Poor Market Conditions

Signal Peak Energy, the Montana Coal Mine, Laid Off 58 Workers Citing Poor Market ConditionsOn Wednesday, Signal Peak Energy, a Montana coal mine announced that it laid off several workers and is trimming production due to the industry wide slowdown. The drop in demand has impacted the biggest coal-producing region of the U. S just like it has done to other regions in various countries.

Slow Demand and Increased Output Weigh on Oil prices

Slow Demand and Increased Output Weigh on Oil pricesThere is no respite for crude futures and once again on Tuesday it came under pressure due to slow demand and high level of global production. These worries have already pulled down the prices by two-thirds in one year.

January U. S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) futures were trading at $36.75 a barrel around midday. That's six cents down from the closing price on Monday.

Fuel Problem Blamed for Flight Delays at Connecticut’s Bradley International Airport

Fuel Problem Blamed for Flight Delays at Connecticut’s Bradley International AirportFlight delays during winters are common due to weather related issues like fog but this time at the Connecticut airport the story was something different. It was all due to lack of fuel at the right time.

Flight delays at the Bradley International Airport in Connecticut are being blamed at shortage of fuel caused by delayed delivery.

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