Oil and Gas Companies Depend on Tax Subsidies and Job Creation Myths to Survive

Janine Jackson: The U.S. socioeconomic status quo that enriches so few and neglects so many can only be sustained by — not to put too fine a point on it — myth: You have to tell the same story so repeatedly and forcefully that people will question what’s before their eyes. There are many myths, […]

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Is the Corporate Data Center Disappearing?

The rise of the cloud has seen Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and others build mega-data centers the likes of which the world has never seen. These tech behemoths custom-built many of their facilities to include revolutionary cooling configurations, massive compute resources, and the ability to store endless amount of data. To make them greener, they added […]

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Essential California Week in Review: Newsom recall vote set for September

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It is Saturday, July 3. Newsletter The stories shaping California Get up to speed with our Essential California newsletter, sent six days a week. Enter email address Sign Me Up You may occasionally receive promotional content from the Los Angeles Times. Here’s a look at the […]

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As Running Water Finally Reaches Eastern Navajo Communities, It Brings New Hope

Get essential education news and commentary delivered straight to your inbox. Sign up here for The 74’s daily newsletter. For a while, Chee Smith Jr. thought he was going to have to send his father to die among strangers. His family lives at Whitehorse Lake, a Navajo chapter where, until a few years ago, roughly […]

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Continued electricity outages cripple health services – Pajhwok Afghan News

KABUL (Pajhwok): Electricity outages due to destruction of power pylons have not only raised concerns among people and created issues in different sectors, but also crippled health services, which even lead to the death of Covid-19 patients. Recently, the destruction of imported power pylons in different parts of the country has resulted in decreased supply […]

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Meatpackers Got Lots of Support to Stay Open During COVID-19 Pandemic | Main

Two of Pennsylvania’s largest meatpackers say support from the community and government officials has been crucial to keeping their businesses open throughout the pandemic. “We did have some real help there. Otherwise we’d have probably got shut down like in other states,” said Scott Sechler, owner of Bell & Evans, a premium chicken company based […]

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Officials break ground on new SterRx facility | News

PLATTSBURGH — Local officials broke ground Tuesday on a new 60,000-square-foot warehouse/distribution facility that will be leased by Murnane Building Contractors to pharmaceutical company SterRx LLC. Mirroring the increase in sales since the company’s last fiscal year, SterRx’s new primary distribution center will more than double its physical footprint. “Our growth has just hit this […]

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BARMM opens another Covid-19 facility in Maguindanao

NEW ISOLATION FACILITY. BARMM health and public works officials inaugurate a 100-bed Covid-19 isolation facility in Buluan, Maguindanao on Friday (July 2, 2021). With the new facility, the BARMM has eight facility projects across the region, two of which are under construction. (Photo courtesy of MOH-BARMM) COTABATO CITY – Maguindanao has a new 100-bed isolation […]

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You can plan a trip again to see the state Capitol — it’s open again (with some

The state Capitol and Capitol Annex buildings are now open to the public after a shutdown ‘state of emergency’ issued in March. Visitors and tourists are now welcome, though there are some new security measures in place. The doors leading to the tunnel between the Capitol and the Annex, as well as the one between […]

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Cruser: The crisis in Virginia mental health | Columnists

Our state mental hospitals are full and the pandemic has brought an already stressed system to a crisis point. The impact of overcrowding at Virginia’s nine state psychiatric hospitals has renewed calls for the state to build more hospitals. The lack of an inpatient bed means some adults and children in crisis are waiting indefinitely […]

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Indian Railways is transforming Habibganj station with modern features. See

The railway station is designed and built as per green building parameters in maximum use of natural light, better ventilation, use of recyclable materials, use of recycled water, tapping of solar power, rainwater harvesting environmental friendly construction. Sustainable building design has been adopted and who climate conscious approach ensuring minimum harm to the environment, while […]

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Restaurant closures, inspections in San Bernardino County, June 24-July 1 – San

Here are the restaurants and other food facilities that San Bernardino County health inspectors temporarily shut down because of imminent health hazards between June 24 and July 1, 2021. If no reopening date is mentioned, the agency had not listed that facility as reopened as of this publication. Fortified Body, inside LA Fitness, 14485 Pipeline […]

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Ransomware attack hits 200 or more US companies | National News

Kurtis Minder, CEO of cyber reconnaissance company GroupSense, says many hacking victims have no choice but to pay ransoms, despite government guidance. A ransomware attack paralyzed the networks of at least 200 U.S. companies on Friday, according to a cybersecurity researcher whose company was responding to the incident. The REvil gang, a major Russian-speaking ransomware […]

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Waterfront Botanical Gardens unveils new $3.5 million educational facility

The Waterfront Botanical Gardens has unveiled its latest expansion that will allow visitors to explore and learn about all kinds of plants.Friday was the grand opening of the new $3.5 million Ellen T. Leslie classroom. Before her death in 2019, she gave $5 million to the Botanical Gardens.Officials said the 6,000-square-feet building includes a greenhouse, […]

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All About Hudson Kitchen, a Food Incubator in Kearny

When Jesse McBride started his meal delivery business mademeals almost five years ago, kitchen space was one of the biggest challenges. He went through different commercial kitchens, but there were “always some trade-offs.” One of them, a once-prominent Brooklyn facility called Pilotwork, even shut out of the blue one day, leaving hundreds of operators, Jesse […]

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Neenah, Inc. announces closure of Appleton paper mill facility | WFRV Local 5

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – Neenah, Inc. announced on Friday it will be making several changes to its business, one of which includes closing its Appleton facility by the end of the third quarter of 2021. Outagamie Co. to resume in-person services at public facilities, masks required “Closing a facility is always a difficult decision and […]

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Unlike Miami, Brevard and Volusia counties do not recertify older condos

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – When most buildings in Miami-Dade and Broward counties reach 40 years of age, building owners are required to seek recertification from the local government by hiring an engineer or architect to verify their building is structurally sound. Similar requirements to recertify older buildings do not exist in most other parts of […]

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State Capitol open to visitors with some added security measures | News

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – For the first time since Gov. Andy Beshear issued his COVID-19 state of emergency executive order in March 2020, Thursday saw visitors and tourists allowed inside the state Capitol and Capitol Annex buildings. There are some new security measures that have been implemented with the reopening.                                        The doors leading to […]

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Blood donations needed to shore up supplies, amid national shortage | Health

The pandemic has caused a nationwide blood shortage, according to the American Red Cross, and that’s affecting blood product availability across America, including North Dakota. Behind the shortage are a combination of factors. Donations were down during 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Many people who had delayed medical treatment during that time are now […]

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Bill To Legalize Safe Consumption Sites For Drugs Heads To Rhode Island

The White House on Friday declined to condemn a U.S. Olympics panel for suspending a famed sprinter over a positive test for marijuana, adding another level of frustration for advocates who have sharply criticized the administration for firing its own staffers over cannabis use. Sha’Carri Richardson, known as the fastest woman in America, was set […]

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Can Solar Backlash Keep A Good Panel Down?

Dear EarthTalk: Has there been any backlash against the installation of rooftop solar panels or the development of big solar farms across the U.S.? —B. Jackson, Longmeadow, MA  Incentives like the Solar Investment Tax Credit and increased affordability in the cost of solar panel installation over the past decade have given renewable solar energy the […]

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Health Care Providers Must Comply With OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standards by

On June 10, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its long-awaited COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). A notable feature of the ETS, in addition to the timing of its issuance over a year into the pandemic, is that it applies only to employers providing health care services or health care support services and not […]

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Weiberg Says Facility Upgrades for Wrestling, Softball, Track

STILLWATER — Of the many things Mike Holder did well as Oklahoma State’s athletic director, transforming the school’s athletic facilities will likely forever be at the top of his legacy list. Football, Tennis, soccer and baseball all saw major facility upgrades during Holder’s tenure, and new OSU AD Chad Weiberg said the work isn’t quite […]

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Is the future green for the construction industry? | Facilities Management

VINCI Facilities has been awarded an estimated £1.1 billion contract to provide facilities management services to Ministry of Defence (MoD) for its Built Estate across the South East of England. The total contract is for a seven-year term, with an option to extend for three additional years. The deal includes £423m for the core contract and a potential […]

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Filthy conditions, suicide attempts emerge border minor facility | U.S. News

Overcrowded migrant border facilities for children raise alarm By Emily Wood, Christian Post Reporter | Friday, July 02, 2021 Young unaccompanied migrants wait for their turn at the secondary processing station in the Department of Homeland Security holding facility on March 30, 2021 in Donna, Texas. The Donna location is the main detention center for […]

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China’s Ambitious Space Programs Raise Red Flags

China’s Ambitious Space Programs Raise Red Flags Long March 5 rocket Wiki Commons photo China is making progress with several space-related initiatives that are becoming a growing concern for the United States and its allies.Pentagon officials have grown increasingly worried in recent years about the vulnerability of spacecraft to anti-satellite weapons as Beijing’s space programs […]

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Critical goods industries face existential ransomware decisions

Amid a recent wave of malicious activity from nation-states and criminal actors, key industrial sectors are at heightened risk of ransomware, as supply chain constraints add enormous pressure to provide essential components, agricultural products, medical supplies and other goods. Sierra Wireless, a Richmond, Canada-based provider of IoT devices, was the target of a March 20 […]

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The US Emergency Lighting Market was valued at USD 1,485.26

New York, July 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “United States Emergency Lighting Market – Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 – 2026)” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p06101242/?utm_source=GNW ? – An emergency lighting system is one of the most critical safety systems in a building. It makes it possible to stop […]

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