Day: August 13, 2018

Facing $17B in Fire Damages, PG&E CEO Blames Climate Change

It was California’s biggest glow yet. In late Jul and August, wildfires ravaged an area north of San Francisco distant bigger than New York City, destroying some-more than 100 homes and injuring dual glow fighters. It’s only one in a unreasonable of fast-spreading blazes that have killed during slightest...

California Jury Backs Man Claiming Roundup Weed Killer Caused Cancer

A San Francisco jury has systematic agribusiness hulk Monsanto to compensate $289 million to a former propagandize groundskeeper failing of cancer, observant a company’s renouned Roundup weed torpedo contributed to his disease. Dewayne Johnson’s lawsuit was a initial of thousands of cases filed in state and sovereign courts alleging...

New Highway Safety Laws in Louisiana Target DWIs, Driving During Floods

Louisiana’s Highway Safety Commission is touting new laws that harden DWI supplies and emanate new penalties to branch dangerous pushing during floods. The laws, upheld during this year’s unchanging legislative session, took outcome Aug. 1. Anyone convicted of pushing while inebriated and subjected to a blood, exhale or urine...

Feds: Missouri Farmworkers Kept in Inhumane Conditions

A Florida association kept some-more than 100 proxy farmworkers in “inhumane” and “unsanitary” operative conditions while not profitable them what they were due as they harvested watermelons in southeast Missouri, according to sovereign labor officials. The U.S. Labor Department released a rough claim opposite Marin J Corp. of Avon...

Burns & Wilcox Relocates Milwaukee Office with Plans to Expand

Wholesale word attorney and underwriting manager Burns Wilcox, North America’s leading, has changed a Milwaukee, Wisconsin, bureau to a new plcae amid enlargement plans. The association pronounced a vital pierce facilitates expansion expectations and demonstrates Burns Wilcox’s loyalty to recruiting top-tier talent into a word industry. The bureau specializes...

Church Van Crashes in Missouri; 3 Dead, 10 Injured

Three teenagers from Kansas were killed and 10 other people were harmed Friday after a church outpost streamer for an tour crashed in southwestern Missouri. The mutilate happened around 10:40 a.m. on Missouri Route 13, 5 miles north of Bolivar. Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. John Lueckenhoff pronounced those...

4 Oklahoma Counties Declared Disaster Areas Due to Drought

Gov. Mary Fallin’s bureau says 4 counties in northeastern Oklahoma have been designated disaster areas since of drought, creation farmers and ranchers authorised for sovereign assistance. Fallin’s bureau pronounced Friday that U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue told Fallin of a designation, that creates farmers and ranchers in adjoining...

Hawaii’s Big Island to Seek $550M for Volcano Disaster Recovery

Big Island Mayor Harry Kim is formulation to ask a Hawaii Legislature for $550 million for disaster liberation following a effects of a Kilauea volcano eruption. Kim pronounced he discussed a unpractical devise with Gov. David Ige final week, and Hawaii County officials are scheming a package for a...

Seattle Airplane Theft Shows Potential Dangers from Airline Workers

The burglary of an dull craft by an airline workman who achieved dangerous loops before crashing into a remote island in Washington’s Puget Sound illustrated what aviation experts have prolonged known: One of a biggest intensity perils for blurb atmosphere transport is airline or airfield employees causing mayhem. “The...

BNSF Acknowledges Iowa Derailment Was Flood Related

BNSF Railway has concurred that flooding played a purpose in a derailment that loosed thousands of gallons of oil into northwest Iowa floodwaters. Railroad orator Andy Williams wouldn’t contend either a sight operative knew or should have famous about washed-out marks mentioned in a rough sovereign news expelled Thursday....