A father and son were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of starting a massive California wildfire that destroyed many homes and forced tens of thousands of people to flee Lake Tahoe communities earlier this year, authorities said.
Justice Department lawyers on Friday began the process of reversing a Trump-era approval of a Southern California water pipeline, calling the approval process rushed.
Although limited, Exxon’s announcement is significant as it’s the first tangible commitment the company has made to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, compared to major European oil and gas companies, which set more tangible targets, said Artem Abramov, head of shale research at Rystad Energy...MORE
The libertarian political advocacy group Americans for Prosperity, which is backed by billionaire industrialist Charles Koch, has been rocked by an alleged extramarital affair involving a departing leader, as well as an exodus of key network donors while the organization undergoes major changes.
As has become standard for legislative mandates passed by Congress, this measure is disturbingly short on details. What we do know is that the “safety” device must “passively monitor the performance of a driver of a motor vehicle to accurately identify whether that driver may be impaired.”Everything about this mandatory measure should set off red flares.
... moments ago New York City announced it will require residents to be fully vaccinated to access indoor dining, entertainment and fitness – a stricter rule than the current requirement for people to have received at least one dose.
And yes, the new rule also means that kids age 5-11 will also be required to have at least one shot to enter restaurants, de Blasio said...MORE
Italy is rolling out its ‘Super Green Pass’ today, barring the unvaccinated from a variety of events and amenities, even if they have a negative COVID test.
Unvaccinated individuals are now barred from eating indoors at restaurants, attending sports events, concerts, theatres, and other public events, regardless of whether or not they have tested negative for the Chinese Coronavirus, reports Italian newspaper Il Giornale...MORE
Hospital systems in Massachusetts have started firing workers who refused to comply with coronavirus vaccine mandates.