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Al.com
Luther Strange focusing on farms as Senate campaign heats uphe's the "first senator from Alabama in over 20 years" to sit on the Senate Agr
Al.com / Posted an hour ago
he's the "first senator from Alabama in over 20 years" to sit on the Senate Agriculture Committee. Strange met with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt earlier this month while the two visited a farm in Bibb... Read more
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The Mercury News
When pollution discriminates: Feds to investigate alleged civil rights violations in West Oaklandout of trucks as they enter and exit the Port of Oakland. Now, two federal age
The Mercury News / Posted 2 hours ago
out of trucks as they enter and exit the Port of Oakland. Now, two federal agencies — the Department of Transportation and Environmental Protection Agency — are launching a formal investigation into whether the city and the Port of Oakland are... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Outbreak of toxic Pfiesteria in 1997 hurt many — but boosted Chesapeake cleanupcut $13 million from the program, not eliminate it. Neither the White House, i
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 hours ago
cut $13 million from the program, not eliminate it. Neither the White House, its Office of Management and Budget nor the Environmental Protection Agency responded to requests for comment. In Maryland, the story of Pfiesteria began on the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Officials hope Cooper visit proves fruitfula criminal investigating demand of Chemours, asking for documents on GenX's mar
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 hours ago
a criminal investigating demand of Chemours, asking for documents on GenX's marketing and documents provided to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). The chemical was discovered in raw water... Read more
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The Mercury News
When pollution discriminates: Feds to investigate into civil rights violations in West Oaklandout of trucks as they enter and exit the Port of Oakland. Now, two federal age
The Mercury News / Posted 6 hours ago
out of trucks as they enter and exit the Port of Oakland. Now, two federal agencies — the Department of Transportation and Environmental Protection Agency — are launching a formal investigation into whether the city and the Port of Oakland are... Read more
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The Columbian
Protect citizens, oppose terminalI live in downtown Vancouver, not far from the site of the proposed oil termina
The Columbian / Posted 6 hours ago
I live in downtown Vancouver, not far from the site of the proposed oil terminal. Last year, the Environmental Protection Agency forced Tesoro to install hundreds of millions of dollars of pollution controls in five cities after people there... Read more
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CNBC
How scientists and Google are engaging in a war of the sexes to battle Zikapaths; while Oxitec's GMO mosquitoes are currently being overseen by the FDA, M
CNBC / Posted 7 hours ago
paths; while Oxitec's GMO mosquitoes are currently being overseen by the FDA, MosquitoMate's wolbachia bugs are under Environmental Protection Agency oversight, being characterized as a microbial pesticide. Nimmo said the FDA may consider... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Urbana's Crystal Lake closed after algal bloom spottedcreating perfect conditions for a potentially harmful algal bloom. The bloom w
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
creating perfect conditions for a potentially harmful algal bloom. The bloom was first spotted Monday, and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency collected samples Tuesday. Initial results showed algal toxins in the water, and more testing... Read more
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iafrica.com
Joburg to tackle illegal dumpingToxic waste. Wikicommons/Environmental Protection Agency The City of Johannesb
iafrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Toxic waste. Wikicommons/Environmental Protection Agency The City of Johannesburg says it’s looking for ways to eradicate illegal dumping sites as it costs the municipality more than R150 million to clean them up annually. The municipality on... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Farmers' estimates of herbicide damage top 120,000 acresin Crittenden County. Defendants are Monsanto, BASF and DuPont -- the makers o
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 hours ago
in Crittenden County. Defendants are Monsanto, BASF and DuPont -- the makers of dicamba-based herbicides allowed by the Environmental Protection Agency for in-crop use this season on dicamba-tolerant cotton and soybeans. Monsanto developed the... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Upgrades to Toledo's water treatment plant over budgetwill be a $232,967 increase to the cost for electrical upgrades at the plant, c
The Toledo Blade / Posted 16 hours ago
will be a $232,967 increase to the cost for electrical upgrades at the plant, council’s ordinance states. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, in two reports from 2012, blasted Toledo’s city water treatment plant, warning officials... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Ford truck plant behind massive fish kill in Oldham Countystay out of the water as much as we can, for when something like this happens,”
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 17 hours ago
stay out of the water as much as we can, for when something like this happens,” Hull said. “It’s not good.” The Kentucky Environmental Protection Agency was out on Friday afternoon monitoring the creek to see if there are any changes. A... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Proposed wind farm runs into opposition in Ocean City, CongressHill. The same underlying spending bill that Harris attached his language to wo
Baltimore Sun / Posted 20 hours ago
Hill. The same underlying spending bill that Harris attached his language to would strip more than $500 million from the Environmental Protection Agency, for instance. Climate advocates say the location of the wind farm has been agreed upon for... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Oxford leads local cities, townships in recycling effortsof the economy, she said. But when they enter landfills, they lose all value.
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 20 hours ago
of the economy, she said. But when they enter landfills, they lose all value. Some facts about recycling from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency: How does Butler County compare? While Butler County’s solid waste district has... Read more
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KERA North Texas
A super-simple strategy may be key to fighting climate changeof averting a metric ton of carbon would be $2.60, significantly less than the
KERA North Texas / Posted 22 hours ago
of averting a metric ton of carbon would be $2.60, significantly less than the so-called social cost of carbon, which the Environmental Protection Agency in 2012 assessed at roughly $39. This is the most convincing evidence recorded so far that... Read more
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The Hill
Trump to tap coal lobbyist, industry attorney for top EPA postsPresident Trump is expected to nominate a coal lobbyist and an energy industry
The Hill / Posted 22 hours ago
President Trump is expected to nominate a coal lobbyist and an energy industry attorney for a pair of key posts at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Sources close to the administration said Andrew Wheeler, a Faegre Baker Daniels Consulting... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
NC launches 'investigative demand' on Chemoursto older chemicals and its health risks. The Attorney General’s Office also wan
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 22 hours ago
to older chemicals and its health risks. The Attorney General’s Office also wants any documents provided to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and state regulators regarding GenX in Fayetteville’s wastewater. “When something is... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Lynch wants EPA to run air tests for Weymouth compressorLedger @llambert_ledger BRAINTREE – U.S. Rep Stephen Lynch, D-South Boston, sa
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 23 hours ago
Ledger @llambert_ledger BRAINTREE – U.S. Rep Stephen Lynch, D-South Boston, said Friday that he will ask the federal Environmental Protection Agency to make its own air quality tests in neighborhoods near the North Weymouth site of a... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Reports: Charleston, Mt. Pleasant tap water clear of pesticides, herbicidesproduct from surface water," Saia said. "The CWS total THM level was 12.3 parts
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 23 hours ago
product from surface water," Saia said. "The CWS total THM level was 12.3 parts per billion, far below the DHEC and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulatory limit of 80 ppb locational running average." This is a developing story. Check... Read more
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Business Wire
ePIPE® Team Granted Three Patent Allowances for the Lead (Pb) Reduction and Leak Prevention to Underground Pipespipes. Pipes protected with ePIPE reduce the leaching of toxic lead and copper
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
pipes. Pipes protected with ePIPE reduce the leaching of toxic lead and copper into drinking water to well below U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and World Health Organization (WHO) cut-off levels. Pipes from as small as 1/2'' in... Read more
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Miami New Times
Feds Say FPL Can Store Nuclear Waste Below Miami's Drinking Water Because It's "Not Likely" To Leakbody also ruled that the concentrations of four harmful chemicals FPL wants to
Miami New Times / Posted yesterday
body also ruled that the concentrations of four harmful chemicals FPL wants to flush underground will not exceed current Environmental Protection Agency drinking-water limits. The NRC ruled that " the wastewater is unlikely to migrate to the... Read more
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Miami New Times
Feds Say FPL Can Store Nuclear Waste Below Miami's Drinking Water Because It's "Not Likely" To Leakbody also ruled that the concentrations of four harmful chemicals FPL wants to
Miami New Times / Posted yesterday
body also ruled that the concentrations of four harmful chemicals FPL wants to flush underground will not exceed current Environmental Protection Agency drinking-water limits. The NRC ruled that " the wastewater is unlikely to migrate to the... Read more
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Breitbart
DACA: Seven Facts About Obama’s Amnesty Decreehe could simply allow his fellow real-estate developers to opt-out of IRS audit
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
he could simply allow his fellow real-estate developers to opt-out of IRS audits? Should the President 2026 direct the Environmental Protection Agency to stop enforcing pollution laws in swing-state Ohio? Maybe a future chief executive in 2045... Read more
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Bizjournals
Days after news of layoffs, feds drop Harley-Davidson’s $3M pollution penaltyHarley-Davidson Inc. agreed in August 2016 to pay $15 million to settle the com
Bizjournals / Posted yesterday
Harley-Davidson Inc. agreed in August 2016 to pay $15 million to settle the complaint from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Justice Department that the company manufactured and sold devices that increased... Read more
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Variety
Al Gore at Town Hall: ‘Every Night Is a Nature Hike Through the Book of Revelations’ (Listen)Trump “has surrounded himself with a rogue’s gallery of climate deniers, and th
Variety / Posted yesterday
Trump “has surrounded himself with a rogue’s gallery of climate deniers, and they are doing their best to dismantle the environmental protection agency, seemingly, and anything that promotes good climate policy they seem to be on a search and... Read more
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The Hill
Liberal group files lobbying complaint against PruittA liberal group has lodged a complaint against Environmental Protection Agency
The Hill / Posted yesterday
A liberal group has lodged a complaint against Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt, alleging he violated federal lobbying laws in the run-up to President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate deal. The... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Russian who met Trump Jr. represented intelligence agencyCity and Los Angeles, according to Pew Research. Slideshow: The US before the
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
City and Los Angeles, according to Pew Research. Slideshow: The US before the EPASlideshow: The US before the EPA The Environmental Protection Agency commissioned photos to document the state of the environment when it was formed in 1970. The... Read more
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NBC News
Diesel used to be the cool car. Volkswagen's lawsuit changed all that.analysts believe the automaker could follow up with a similar move in the U.S.
NBC News / Posted yesterday
analysts believe the automaker could follow up with a similar move in the U.S. where it is under investigation by the Environmental Protection Agency. Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz brand previously announced it wouldn’t sell any diesel models in... Read more
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The Hill
Senate panel won’t vote on bill to boost ethanolhappen before then. The bill would have allowed sales of gasoline with 15 perc
The Hill / Posted yesterday
happen before then. The bill would have allowed sales of gasoline with 15 percent ethanol, also known as E15, year-round. Environmental Protection Agency standards currently limit ethanol blends to 10 percent ethanol during the summer months due... Read more
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NBC News
Will Republicans begin to draw a red line on Trump's powers?Choate reports. “Trump has surrounded himself with climate deniers,” Gore said
NBC News / Posted yesterday
Choate reports. “Trump has surrounded himself with climate deniers,” Gore said, “They’re doing their best to dismantle the Environmental Protection Agency and anything that promotes good policies to solve the climate crisis.” Gore met with Trump in... Read more
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Lake County News
Harmful algal bloom discovered in Copsey CreekPortal: California Cyanobacteria and Harmful Algal Bloom (CCHAB) Network: Cal
Lake County News / Posted yesterday
Portal: California Cyanobacteria and Harmful Algal Bloom (CCHAB) Network: California Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program Freshwater HAB webpage: California Department of Public Health: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: CyanoHAB Web... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Trump DOJ gives Harley-Davidson $3 million discount on Obama-era pollution fineIn addition, the company had also produced and commercialized over 12,000 motor
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
In addition, the company had also produced and commercialized over 12,000 motorcycles without certification from the Environmental Protection Agency. Under the agreement with the EPA, Harley-Davidson agreed to halt the selling of the engine... Read more
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11 News Houston
Lawsuits claim Texas loopholes allow illegal air emissionsFORT WORTH, TEXAS - An environmental group has filed five federal lawsuits agai
11 News Houston / Posted yesterday
FORT WORTH, TEXAS - An environmental group has filed five federal lawsuits against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in an attempt to force it to alter Texas air pollution control permits that the group says have loopholes that allow for... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lawmakers take up wild-hog poison usethe environment and to humans is still unclear. After field testing was done o
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
the environment and to humans is still unclear. After field testing was done on Kaput Feral Hog Bait in Texas, the federal Environmental Protection Agency registered the product earlier this year. Soon after, however, a Texas meat supplier that... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
EPA chief hears state viewsU.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt visited with Ar
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt visited with Arkansas Cabinet officials and agriculture representatives Thursday about changes they would like to see made to the nation's definition of protected water bodies. The... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Merrimack test results show levels of PFOAs within guidelinesDistrict’s school buildings contain levels of PFOAs that are within the recomme
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted yesterday
District’s school buildings contain levels of PFOAs that are within the recommended guidelines of both the state and the Environmental Protection Agency. Gov. Chris Sununu eliminated 1,600 state rules and regulation, dealing with banking,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Northampton Borough OKs plans for new apartment buildingproject. In other business, council unanimously approved to publicly advertise
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
project. In other business, council unanimously approved to publicly advertise a Pollution Reduction Plan issued by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection as part of the agencies’... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Bike Cops arrest two in connection with deadly drugby her 6-year-old brother to probation and community service. EPA files lawsui
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
by her 6-year-old brother to probation and community service. EPA files lawsuit against Ohio city2017-07-20T10:28:30ZThe Environmental Protection Agency and the Justice Department have filed a lawsuit against an Ohio city, saying it allowed raw... Read more
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The Columbian
Agencies investigate if military, fires linkedmilitary grade but did not match those used by Oregon’s National Guard. In 201
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
military grade but did not match those used by Oregon’s National Guard. In 2015, the U.S. Department of Interior, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Oregon’s Department of Fish and Wildlife all warned of potential wildfire risk from flare... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Senator McCain faces uphill battle in fight against aggressive cancerby her 6-year-old brother to probation and community service. EPA files lawsui
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
by her 6-year-old brother to probation and community service. EPA files lawsuit against Ohio city2017-07-20T10:28:30ZThe Environmental Protection Agency and the Justice Department have filed a lawsuit against an Ohio city, saying it allowed raw... Read more
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First Coast News
Algae on Doctors Lake had worrisome toxin levels, tests showfrom the lake’s center. Three of the five results were higher than a draft sta
First Coast News / Posted yesterday
from the lake’s center. Three of the five results were higher than a draft standard – four micrograms per liter –the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency developed in December to be a safe cutoff level for a type of toxin called microcystins... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Algae on Doctors Lake had worrisome toxin levels, tests showfrom the lake’s center. Three of the five results were higher than a draft sta
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
from the lake’s center. Three of the five results were higher than a draft standard – four micrograms per liter –the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency developed in December to be a safe cutoff level for a type of toxin called microcystins... Read more
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Raw Story
White House deregulation push clears out hundreds of proposed rulesrelated to energy production and environmental protection it plans to rescind,
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
related to energy production and environmental protection it plans to rescind, review or delay across three agencies – the Environmental Protection Agency and the Interior and Energy Departments. Trump had identified several of the regulations as... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
DOJ seeks to waive Harley-Davidson air-pollution punishmentHarley-Davidson declined to comment on the settlement change, referring questio
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted yesterday
Harley-Davidson declined to comment on the settlement change, referring questions back to the Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency. Harley-Davidson executives met with President Donald Trump in February to discuss his push... Read more
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The New Canaan News
DOJ seeks to waive Harley-Davidson air-pollution punishmentHarley-Davidson declined to comment on the settlement change, referring questio
The New Canaan News / Posted yesterday
Harley-Davidson declined to comment on the settlement change, referring questions back to the Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency. Harley-Davidson executives met with President Donald Trump in February to discuss his push... Read more
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Connecticut Post
DOJ seeks to waive Harley-Davidson air-pollution punishmentHarley-Davidson declined to comment on the settlement change, referring questio
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
Harley-Davidson declined to comment on the settlement change, referring questions back to the Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency. Harley-Davidson executives met with President Donald Trump in February to discuss his push... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Lawsuits Claim Texas Loopholes Allow Illegal Air EmissionsAn environmental group is attempting to force the U.S. Environmental Protection
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
An environmental group is attempting to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to tighten Texas air pollution control permits that it says have loopholes that allow for illegal emissions, according to five federal lawsuits filed against the... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
DOJ seeks to waive Harley Davidson air-pollution punishmentHarley-Davidson declined to comment on the settlement change, referring questio
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
Harley-Davidson declined to comment on the settlement change, referring questions back to the Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency. Harley-Davidson executives met with President Donald Trump in February to discuss his push... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
DOJ seeks to waive Harley-Davidson air-pollution punishmentHarley-Davidson declined to comment on the settlement change, referring questio
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
Harley-Davidson declined to comment on the settlement change, referring questions back to the Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency. Harley-Davidson executives met with President Donald Trump in February to discuss his push... Read more
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DW
Volkswagen faces new California fine over 'Dieselgate' |some consumers were still waiting to know what would happen to their cars, and
DW / Posted yesterday
some consumers were still waiting to know what would happen to their cars, and that her organization would work with the US Environmental Protection Agency to see if some vehicles can be retrofitted. VW agreed to buy back hundreds of thousands of... Read more
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