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West Odessans worry about proposed plant


By Corey Paul, The Odessa American    West Odessa residents who live near a planned “Concrete Batch Plant” at 4217 N. Moss Ave. will meet tonight to discuss concerns ranging from emissions to dust from truck traffic. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is still considering a permit for the facility filed in January by Cementos Ready-Mix LLC. The plant would ...

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BP says can act as bridge between Russia and West


LONDON (Reuters) – BP <BP.L> will use its presence in Russia to help enhance relations between Moscow and the West, Chief Executive Bob Dudley said on Thursday as he restated his company’s commitment to the country. Russia and the West are in a stand-off over Ukraine that is reminiscent of the Cold War. In the last few days, tensions have ...

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Environmentalists in Anchorage rally against Arctic drilling

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Environmentalists rallied Monday against oil drilling in the Arctic, gathering at an Anchorage park near a climate change conference President Barack Obama was scheduled to attend later in the day. A few hundred people attended the two-hour rally, waving signs with such messages as “There is no plan B” and “We are making our earth sick.” ...

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