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

Environment — Earth Report

Trump’s Alaska drilling study slammed The Trump administration failed to adequately consider oil spills, climate change and the welfare of polar bears in its expedited study of proposed drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, according to comments published by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The unusually harsh criticism from federal wildlife regulators could […] via Environment — Earth Report Continue reading Environment — Earth Report

Chinese leader visits Monaco amid European 5G tech worries — Financial Post

PARIS — Chinese President Xi Jinping has found one country in Europe that isn’t worried about China’s growing global clout or its ambitions to dominate the future of technology: Monaco. Xi visited the tiny Mediterranean principality Sunday as part of a European tour that is clouded by mixed feelings about how to engage with China […] via Chinese leader visits Monaco amid European 5G tech worries — Financial Post Continue reading Chinese leader visits Monaco amid European 5G tech worries — Financial Post

EPA bans consumer use of deadly paint stripper, in rare step — Financial Post

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday banned consumer use of a popular but deadly paint stripper but stopped short of also banning commercial use of the product by tradespeople. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler signed the rule, which will bar manufacture and import of the stripper methylene chloride for consumer use, in a private… via EPA bans consumer use of deadly paint stripper, in rare step — Financial Post Continue reading EPA bans consumer use of deadly paint stripper, in rare step — Financial Post