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Russian subsidiary signs MOU with Chinese firm for development of floating nuclear plants


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  • United Press International

Rusatom Overseas, a subsidiary of Russian utility Rosatom, has signed a memorandum of understanding with China's CNNC New Energy for the development of floating nuclear power plants beginning in 2019.… Read More

FERC: State plans for EPA carbon rules could lead to jurisdiction problems


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State plans for compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed carbon emission rules for power plants could lead to a "jurisdictional train wreck" between the EPA and the Federal Energ… Read More

Why companies should track their nonfinancial impacts



It's time for companies to get serious about measuring their environmental and social footprints, says Michael Meehan, CEO of the Global Reporting Initiative. "Organizations that fail to collect and r… Read More