Shocked residents return to Irma-ravaged Florida Keys

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (Reuters) – Evacuees from Hurricane Irma were early on Wednesday returning to the Florida Keys, where sunrise will give them a first glimpse of devastation that has left countless homes and businesses in ruins.


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South Dakota regulators say they could revoke Keystone permit after spill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – South Dakota regulators said on Tuesday they could revoke TransCanada Corp’s permit to operate the Keystone crude oil pipeline in the state if an initial probe into last week’s spill finds the company violated its license. Reuters: Environment

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.4 strikes near New Caledonia: USGS

(Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck in the Pacific Ocean, 74 kilometers (46 miles) east of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said on Sunday. Reuters: Environment

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Governments keep global climate deal on track despite U.S. pullout

BONN, Germany (Reuters) – Almost 200 nations kept a 2015 global agreement to tackle climate change on track on Saturday after marathon talks overshadowed by U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out. Reuters: Environment