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GM CEO Plans Meeting With Lawmakers on Plant Cutbacks, Sources Say

GM CEO Plans Meeting With Lawmakers on Plant Cutbacks, Sources SayAmong the lawmakers planning to meet with GM’s Mary Barra are Democratic Senators Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Gary Peters of Michigan, according to the aides who asked not to be identified. Another congressional staffer said Barra planned to meet with representatives states affected by the company’s planned cutbacks, which were announced Monday.



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BMW Fact-Checks Trump On ‘Major New Plant,’ Which Hasn't Been Finalized

BMW Fact-Checks Trump On ‘Major New Plant,’ Which Hasn't Been FinalizedPresident Donald Trump on Thursday attempted to paint General Motors' plant



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Trump criticizes GM for plant closures

Trump criticizes GM for plant closuresPresident Trump says he is “not happy” about plans by General Motors to close several plants and lay off thousands of workers in Ohio, Michigan and Maryland.



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Duke shuts natgas plant due to Florence floods, coal ash leak feared

Duke shuts natgas plant due to Florence floods, coal ash leak feared(Reuters) – Duke Energy Corp said it shut down a North Carolina natural gas plant due to flooding as the deluge of water continued in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which has killed more than 40 people. Duke also said it cannot rule out the possibility that coal ash from another plant is flowing into nearby waters. Water breached the cooling lake dam at Duke’s 625-megawatt natural gas L.V. Sutton plant, causing the company to shut the plant.



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A North Carolina Power Plant Dam Has Been Breached by Florence Floodwaters

A North Carolina Power Plant Dam Has Been Breached by Florence FloodwatersIt's possible that coal ash from an adjacent dump is flowing into the Cape Fear River



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Duke shuts natgas plant due to Florence floods, coal ash leak feared

Duke shuts natgas plant due to Florence floods, coal ash leak fearedDuke also said it cannot rule out the possibility that coal ash from another plant is flowing into nearby waters. Water breached the cooling lake dam at Duke’s 625-megawatt natural gas L.V. Sutton plant, causing the company to shut the plant. Site personnel are supplementing on-site supplies with large stones and other materials, and engineering experts are on their way to the site, Duke said.



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Boeing 787 plant in South Carolina to reopen Sunday after storm-related closure

Boeing 787 plant in South Carolina to reopen Sunday after storm-related closureBoeing Co’s South Carolina plant, where it assembles 787 wide-body jetliners, was set to reopen operations on Sunday night following a lifting of evacuation orders for coastal areas threatened by deadly storm Florence, a Boeing spokesperson said on Sunday. Boeing had suspended operations at the North Charleston plant on Tuesday and flown several 787 Dreamliners from the South Carolina factory across the country to an airport near Boeing’s wide-body plant in Everett, Washington, north of Seattle.



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Boeing shuts 787 plant in South Carolina as hurricane approaches

Boeing shuts 787 plant in South Carolina as hurricane approachesIn advance of workers evacuating the facility, Boeing flew several 787 Dreamliners from the South Carolina factory across the country to an airport near Boeing’s widebody plant in Everett, Washington, north of Seattle, Boeing spokeswoman Libba Holland said. Hurricane Florence grew on Tuesday and was expected to bring days of rain, deadly flooding and power outages lasting weeks after it slams into the U.S. Southeast coast this week. Winds of up to 130 miles per hour (215 km per hour) and massive waves will pound coastal North and South Carolina when Florence makes landfall on Friday, and its rains will take a heavy toll for miles inland, the National Hurricane Center said.



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Toyota says parts plant preparing to resume output after Hokkaido quake

Toyota says parts plant preparing to resume output after Hokkaido quakeToyota Motor Corp <7203.T> said on Monday its transmission factory in northern Japan was preparing to resume production some time during the night shift starting at 8:30 p.m. (1130 GMT), after a powerful quake halted work last week. The shutdown of the transmissions factory in Tomakomai on the island of Hokkaido halted production at 16 of Toyota’s 18 domestic assembly plants on Monday. Toyota said it would decide in the next few hours on production plans for Tuesday.



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EPA Proposes Gutting Obama’s Signature Climate Rule To Lower Power Plant Pollution

EPA Proposes Gutting Obama’s Signature Climate Rule To Lower Power Plant PollutionThe Trump administration proposed its replacement Tuesday to gut a



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