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.
Natural 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.
On 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'.
The 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.
On 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.
There 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.
Flight 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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