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waves crashing land from coastal storm

September 13, 2018 Newswatch

Florence has been downgraded, but major storm surge expected

Florence, now a Category 2 hurricane, is forecast to unleash extreme storm surge, possibly historic flooding rains, and damaging winds in the Carolinas beginning Thursday.

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under wooden pier during foggy coastal storm

September 12, 2018

East Coast ports brace for Hurricane Florence

More than 1 million people have been ordered to evacuate and ports stayed open extra hours to move product out - but expect them to close beginning Tuesday evening until at least Friday.

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Semi-traveling-alone-on-dark-cloudy-highway

September 12, 2018

Transport 'undoubtedly the big-ticket item in reducing port emissions'

HGVs are commonly identified as the biggest transport polluter, but they had less of an environmental impact than other diesel-fuelled vehicles such as cars and industrial and agricultural equipment.

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US department of commerce building with american flag

September 12, 2018

Trump tariffs spark industry campaign to de-escalate trade war

The groups are launching a campaign of more than $3 million, involving town hall-style events in key congressional districts ahead of the midterm elections, digital advertising and other grassroots outreach to Congress and the administration.

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Port - Container gantry crane

September 12, 2018

Port of Long Beach gets USD 50mn for zero emissions project

The Port of Long Beach has received preliminary approval for a USD 50 million grant from the California Air Resources Board for a sweeping, transformative demonstration of a near-zero and zero-emissions supply chain at the nation’s second-busiest seaport.

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