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Israel drops plastic tax despite environmental gains

JERUSALEM, Jan 29 (Reuters) – Israel’s new hard-right government said on Sunday it had dropped a year-old tax that had significantly reduced the consumption of single-use plastic plates and utensils.The decision, in apparent defiance of […]

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U.S. EPA administrator contemplating stepping down – sources

Jan 26 (Reuters) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan is considering stepping down, according to four sources familiar with the matter.Regan has been thinking seriously about departing and has been exploring options outside […]

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Economy

Labor Sec’y Walsh: I Disagree with Fed that More Unemployment ‘Might Be Good,’ I Want ‘More Money’ in the Economy

During an interview aired on Thursday’s edition of Comedy Central’s “Daily Show,” Labor Secretary Marty Walsh stated that while “the Fed has said, at some point, having a little bit of unemployment might be good,” […]

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Lufthansa staff call for an end to cost-cutting amid airport chaos

Planes of German air carrier Lufthansa are parked at Frankfurt airport in Frankfurt, Germany, June 2, 2020. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterBERLIN, July 6 (Reuters) – Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) staff have […]

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Hertz adds Tesla’s Model Y to its EV fleet

Model Y cars are pictured during the opening ceremony of the new Tesla Gigafactory for electric cars in Gruenheide, Germany, March 22, 2022. Patrick Pleul/Pool via REUTERSRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterMarch 23 […]

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U.S. boosts EV purchases, but faces supply chain hurdles

WASHINGTON, Oct 20 (Reuters) – The U.S. government has significantly boosted purchases of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles but faces supply chain hurdles, the White House said, as it looks to meet President Joe Biden’s aggressive zero-emission purchasing goals.Federal agencies quintupled purchases [...]

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