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Staten Island Advance
Contractor forced to pay $364K for cheating immigrant workers out of wagesLatino and South Asian immigrant workers out of prevailing wages and benefits f
Contractor forced to pay $364K for cheating immigrant workers out of wages
Staten Island Advance / Posted 2 days ago
Latino and South Asian immigrant workers out of prevailing wages and benefits for their work installing a new roof at the Port Richmond Water Pollution Control Plant in 2010 and 2011. "My office has no tolerance for city contractors who cheat... Read more
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BC Local News
Surrey believes biofuels facility change will solve its stink problemcaused by thousands of tonnes of rotting food scraps awaiting recycling. A sta
Surrey believes biofuels facility change will solve its stink problem
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
caused by thousands of tonnes of rotting food scraps awaiting recycling. A state-of-the-art, fully enclosed processing plant is being built in Port Kells which will seal in obnoxious smells and stop odour from drifting into the... Read more
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NBC New York
Brooklyn Roofer Cheated Immigrant Workers: City ComptrollerInc. underpaid 24 Latino and South Asian employees who worked in 2010 and 2011
Brooklyn Roofer Cheated Immigrant Workers: City Comptroller
NBC New York / Posted 6 days ago
Inc. underpaid 24 Latino and South Asian employees who worked in 2010 and 2011 on the installation of a new roof at the Port Richmond Water and Pollution Control Plant, said Comptroller Scott Stringer. Beacon falsified payroll records to show... Read more
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Philly.com
No fiction: Pulp trade boosts port jobstissue, Pampers or Luvs diaper, it just might have come from wood pulp shipped
No fiction: Pulp trade boosts port jobs
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
tissue, Pampers or Luvs diaper, it just might have come from wood pulp shipped through the Tioga Marine Terminal in Port Richmond. Fibria Celulose, the world's largest producer of eucalyptus pulp, sends 360,000 tons of pulp a year from... Read more
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The Mercury News
Solar installer treks from rooftop to the red carpetSAN JOSE -- Eddie Wiltz set out to learn a trade at a Richmond job training cla
Solar installer treks from rooftop to the red carpet
The Mercury News / Posted 20 days ago
SAN JOSE -- Eddie Wiltz set out to learn a trade at a Richmond job training class in 2009. Six years later, he was posing for pictures on a red carpet at the Los Angeles Film Festival. In between, Wiltz, 25, landed a job as a solar panel installer... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Solar installer treks from rooftop to the red carpetSAN JOSE -- Eddie Wiltz set out to learn a trade at a Richmond job training cla
Solar installer treks from rooftop to the red carpet
Silicon Valley / Posted 20 days ago
SAN JOSE -- Eddie Wiltz set out to learn a trade at a Richmond job training class in 2009. Six years later, he was posing for pictures on a red carpet at the Los Angeles Film Festival. In between, Wiltz, 25, landed a job as a solar panel installer... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Largest Civil Disobedience in History of the Environmental Movement Begins Todaynear Chicago; fracking in the Mountain West with an event outside Denver; "bomb
Largest Civil Disobedience in History of the Environmental Movement Begins Today
Op-Ed News / Posted 21 days ago
near Chicago; fracking in the Mountain West with an event outside Denver; "bomb trains" carrying fracked oil and gas to a port in Albany, New York; Shell's devastating refinery pollution north of Seattle; action around offshore drilling in the... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
A Global Wave of Actions to Break Free from Fossil Fuels Beginsnear Chicago; fracking in the Mountain West with an event outside Denver; ‘bomb
A Global Wave of Actions to Break Free from Fossil Fuels Begins
CommonDreams.org / Posted 22 days ago
near Chicago; fracking in the Mountain West with an event outside Denver; ‘bomb trains’ carrying fracked oil and gas to a port in Albany, NY; Shell’s devastating refinery pollution north of Seattle; action around offshore drilling in the Arctic,... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Afro Celt Sound System's Complete Guide To Creating The Perfect Home Recording Studiohas been making music for twenty years, recording with the legendary likes of S
Afro Celt Sound System's Complete Guide To Creating The Perfect Home Recording Studio
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 22 days ago
has been making music for twenty years, recording with the legendary likes of Sinead O’Connor, Peter Gabriel, and Robert Plant. Afro Celt Sound System's latest offering, The Source, is set for release at the end of April. Recorded by the band’s... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
40 years after strangling girlfriend, killer gets new shot at freedomSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — On May 15, 1976, 14-year-old Port Richmond resident Susan
40 years after strangling girlfriend, killer gets new shot at freedom
Staten Island Advance / Posted 26 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — On May 15, 1976, 14-year-old Port Richmond resident Susan Jacobson was strangled to death and dumped inside an empty oil barrel at an old shipyard. Her corpse remained there until it was recovered 22 months later. Her... Read more
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The New Yorker
Saving America from Plastic Bagshanded out flyers in favor of recycling and a plan for zero waste, and against
Saving America from Plastic Bags
The New Yorker / Posted 28 days ago
handed out flyers in favor of recycling and a plan for zero waste, and against climate change and a liquefied-natural-gas port proposed for Long Island Sound. Clipboards with petitions circulated. A screening of the anti-bag documentary “Bag It,”... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Port makes bid to purchase Sherwin Alumina propertyThe Port of Corpus Christi has put in a bid to buy the property of Sherwin Alum
Port makes bid to purchase Sherwin Alumina property
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 1 months ago
The Port of Corpus Christi has put in a bid to buy the property of Sherwin Alumina Co., now wrestling with bankruptcy and a nearly two-year-long labor dispute, federal court records show. The nation's fifth-largest port has offered a bid totaling... Read more

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