U.S. revises cost justification of mercury rule for coal plants — Financial Post

The Trump administration revised the cost-benefit analysis for an Obama-era rule that forced coal-fired power plants to cut their mercury emissions, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler said on Thursday. Read More U.S. revises cost justification of mercury rule for coal plants — Financial Post Continue reading U.S. revises cost justification of mercury rule for coal plants — Financial Post

Timex Is Making Watches in America Again, and Here’s the First One — TONY88

Timex watches are up there with the Ford Mustang and Budweiser beer as quintessentially American products. Even folks outside the watch world are familiar with the once-popular slogan “Takes a licking and keeps on ticking.” The company is based in Middlebury, CT, and they’ve been around the area since 1854. In a way, they’ve transcended […] via Timex Is Making Watches in America Again, and Here’s the First One — TONY88 Continue reading Timex Is Making Watches in America Again, and Here’s the First One — TONY88

Trump EPA declines to tighten soot pollution standards — Financial Post

The Trump administration on Tuesday said it rejected a recommendation from staff scientists at the Environmental Protection Agency to tighten air quality regulations governing soot pollution, arguing the current standards are adequate to protect human health. Read More Trump EPA declines to tighten soot pollution standards — Financial Post Continue reading Trump EPA declines to tighten soot pollution standards — Financial Post

New York, California sue to block Trump administration from revoking higher auto emissions standards waiver — WPIX 11 New York

California and New York filed a lawsuit Friday to try to block the Trump administration from revoking the states’ authority to set their own vehicle emission standards. Earlier this week, President Donald Trump announced he was revoking the authority for California, saying in a tweet that it would “produce far less expensive cars for the… New York, California sue to block Trump administration from revoking higher auto emissions standards waiver — WPIX 11 New York Continue reading New York, California sue to block Trump administration from revoking higher auto emissions standards waiver — WPIX 11 New York

Wall Street drops after China cancels trip to Montana farmland — Financial Post

Wall Street dropped on Friday, and also finished the week lower, after a Chinese agriculture delegation canceled a planned visit to Montana, dampening optimism about U.S.-China trade talks. Read More Wall Street drops after China cancels trip to Montana farmland — Financial Post Continue reading Wall Street drops after China cancels trip to Montana farmland — Financial Post

Exclusive: Pentagon races to track U.S. rare earths output amid China trade dispute — Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog

(Reuters) – The Pentagon is rapidly assessing the United States’ rare earths capability in a race to secure stable supply of the specialized material amid the country’s trade conflict with China, which controls the rare earths industry, according to a government document seen by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Heavy mining equipment haul ore at the Mountain […] via Exclusive: Pentagon races to track U.S. rare earths output amid China trade dispute — Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog Continue reading Exclusive: Pentagon races to track U.S. rare earths output amid China trade dispute — Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog

Trade call between U.S., Chinese officials was constructive -White House — Financial Post

WASHINGTON — U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators held a constructive phone call on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said. Read More via Trade call between U.S., Chinese officials was constructive -White House — Financial Post Continue reading Trade call between U.S., Chinese officials was constructive -White House — Financial Post

Hard-hit Turkish assets hinge on election, Trump-Erdogan meeting — Financial Post

ANKARA/ISTANBUL — Investors could snap up sold-off Turkish assets or dump them with force depending on the outcome of Sunday’s re-run election in Istanbul and, days later, a high-stakes meeting between President Tayyip Erdogan and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump. Read More via Hard-hit Turkish assets hinge on election, Trump-Erdogan meeting — Financial Post Continue reading Hard-hit Turkish assets hinge on election, Trump-Erdogan meeting — Financial Post

‘We are doing the heavy lifting’: Mexico pushing forward with NAFTA ratification despite Trump tariff threat — Financial Post

Mexico’s ambassador to Canada says his country is pushing forward with the ratification of the new NAFTA despite ongoing threats from U.S. President Donald Trump to slap tariffs on Mexican goods. Read More via ‘We are doing the heavy lifting’: Mexico pushing forward with NAFTA ratification despite Trump tariff threat — Financial Post Continue reading ‘We are doing the heavy lifting’: Mexico pushing forward with NAFTA ratification despite Trump tariff threat — Financial Post