Friday, September 11, 2015

September 11 News Update
Obama Announces Clean Power Plan--Well, Not Exactly Clean…But Less Dirty
Poor nations set high bar on climate pledges
Southern Ocean soaks up more greenhouse gases, limits warming
DEP pumps water overnight after storm overwhelms Staten Island
U.S. court finds EPA was wrong to approve Dow pesticide harmful to bees
More than 100,000 flee floods in Japan
US icebreaker reaches North Pole
Shell leaves climate project it helped set up amid Arctic drilling row
For California, El Niño’s Dark Clouds Could Mean Rain but Also Trouble *
Duke Energy to Pay Fine Over Power Plant Violations *

Seattle schools closed for second day by teachers strike over pay, hours

Unions laud victory for worker rights at North Memorial
Deli Workers Wage Gutsy Fight in 'The Hand That Feeds'
Northern Irish assembly on brink of collapse
New York state OKs $15 minimum wage for fast-food workers
White House warns US government headed for shutdown
'Star Trek' actor George Takei challenges Kim Davis on 'religious freedom'
The grape strike that transformed a nation, 50 years later
Unions file new Wal-Mart labor complaint related to store closure
NLRB Says Food Giant Hassles Union Workers
Union fears RFTA hiring of labor negotiator
Welcoming the Refugees: Has Germany Really Changed?
Canada: Economy the No. 1 issue, but environment a growing concern

Stories from the New York Times will be followed with a *. The Times pay wall policy allows free access to only about ten articles a month.

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