Thursday, February 4, 2016

February 4 News Update

NGOs sound alarm on heavy fuel oil used in Arctic
NGOs sound alarm on heavy fuel in Arctic
Assessing the Paris COP and building on the outcome
US electricity industry's use of coal fell to historic low in 2015 as plants closed
Porter Ranch gas leak begins taking big toll on small business

Flint water crisis: Michigan officials ignored EPA warnings about toxicity
Many Flint Residents, Desperate to Leave, See No Escape *
As Grilling Over Flint Water Begins, Partisan Divisions Surface *

Members of the Chicago Teachers Union rally for a fair
      contract (Bob Simpson | SW)
Rahm declares war on Chicago teachers
Chicago schools announce cuts after union rejects offer

Fast Food Strikers March on Iowa’s Republican Debate

Freedom Library hosts Black History Month programs
Unions to discuss racial justice in Minneapolis

Zika sparks Brazil debate over abortion, access to contraception
Former QB Stabler had CTE brain disease
Trumka: TPP Is a New Low
Israel demolishes EU-funded Palestinian buildings
Union for Jackson County jail guards takes hit from two crooked leaders
Students seek dismissal of Missouri State diversity official
Labor union files complaint against Brown-Forman
20,000 workers to protest layoffs and low wages
Paris Transport Staff Will Strike Thursday To Support Goodyear Workers
CP Rail propane cars collide near Edmonton in 3rd 'remote control' accident
Workers at Crown Royal plant vote in favour of strike
Worth Trillions, Bad Loans Haunt Global Economy *
Walmart Sues Puerto Rico, Claiming an Unfair and Onerous Tax Burden *

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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