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Founder Nicola Trevor Melton faces a new federal fraud charge

US Nikola CEO and founder Trevor Melton speaks during the presentation of his new all-electric battery and hydrogen fuel cell truck in partnership with CNH Industrial, at an event in Turin, Italy on December 2, 2019. Massimo Pinca | Reuters The founder of electric truck startup Nikola Motors, who has already been indicted on multiple …

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West Texas farmers and ranchers fear worst drought and heat near records in 2011

Subscribe to the daily newsletter The Brief, which keeps readers up to date with the most important Texas news. RALLS Lloyd Arthur can run his hand through the soil on his cotton farm and see what kind of year he’s going to have. His dry, cracked field makes him believe this might be a repeat …

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Five animals that almost became extinct

If there is one thing that is historically true about humans, it is that we don’t pay much attention to anything outside of ourselves – animals, the environment, and even each other a lot of the time. So the fact that we are currently heading towards a large-scale environmental catastrophe is not surprising. But while …

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Sandstorm parts of the Middle East sound the alarm | Climate news

An unprecedented wave of sandstorms has hit parts of the region, with experts blaming climate change and poor government regulations. A sandstorm blanketed parts of the Middle East, including Iraq, Syria and Iran, sending hundreds of people to hospitals and disrupting flights in some places. From Riyadh to Tehran, the bright orange skies and thick …

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Biden announces standards for electric car charging stations

US President Joe Biden announced the release of 1 million barrels of oil per day for the next six months from the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve, as part of the administration’s efforts to lower gasoline prices, during remarks in the South Courtroom of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House in Washington, March …

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Iberdrola establishes a company focused on recycling wind turbine blades

Wind turbine blades were photographed on location in Denmark. The question of what to do with the blades when they are not needed is a problem for the industry. Jonathanvelskov Photography | istock | Getty Images Spanish energy company Iberdrola jointly founded a company that will recycle components used in renewable energy facilities, including wind …

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New York Cryptocurrency Mining Bill: Interview with Senator Anna Kellys

Bitcoin offices in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 11, 2022. Umit Turhan Coskun/NoorPhoto via Getty Images New York State Assemblyman Anna Kellys is fed up with all the apprehension about the bill she wrote — and sponsored — to impose a two-year ban on certain types of new crypto-miners in the state. The fate of the …

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Cruz gets the green light for a commercial motorized vehicle in San Francisco

Kyle Vogt, Co-Founder, President, and CTO of Cruise Automation Inc. , standing next to the driverless electric shuttle Cruise Origin during its unveiling event in San Francisco, California, US, on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Cruise, which is majority-owned by General Motors, has secured the final license it …

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