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M&S chair and ex-Tory MP attacks ‘pointless’ EU proposals over NI protocol

AOL 17 May 2022
It has to be in a certain typeface ... Mr Norman became chairman of M&S in 2017 after serving as a Conservative MP in Tunbridge Wells and as shadow environment secretary in 2000. The Foreign Secretary will on Tuesday declare her intention to bring forward legislation which rips up parts of the UK’s post-Brexit trade deal on Northern Ireland ... .

National View: Carbon tax needed for energy independence

Duluth News Tribune 17 May 2022
As the war in Ukraine continues, energy independence has become a priority among Western countries that struggled to cut ties with Russia. Despite our status as a net-energy exporter, the U.S. still relies on Russia for nearly 8% of oil imports ... a carbon tax ... ADVERTISEMENT ... Robert M. Summers is a former secretary of the environment in Maryland. .

1 in 7 people globally at high risk of heat-related illnesses due to lack of access to cooling

The Times of India 17 May 2022
BATHINDA ... Tracking Sustainable Cooling for All 2022, launched at ... Damilola Ogunbiyi, CEO and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for SEforALL, said. “Cooling is a make-or-break issue for the Sustainable Development Goals and the environment ... Inger Andersen, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), said ... .

Digitalisation interventions driving public sector growth

B & FT Online 17 May 2022
Mahamudu Bawumia has said ... Bawumia ... Dr ... Environmental Regulator of the Year went to National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)-Kenya ... Mrs ... Mamo, EBS DG – National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) Kenya. Executive Secretary to the Vice President of Ghana, Augustine Blay, was awarded for Outstanding Contribution to Ghana’s Digitisation.

Jharkhand mining secretary Pooja Singhal sent to four-day ED remand

The Telegraph India 16 May 2022
Those involved in corruption will be identified soon and action will be initiated against them, Choubey the union minister of state for consumer affairs, food, public distribution and environment told reporters here ... Jharkhand suspends mining secretary.

Md. candidate joins union to oppose hospital closure; GOP candidates get endorsements

Herald Mail 16 May 2022
Labor Secretary and ... Larry Hogan announced his appointment of Horacio Tablada as secretary of the Maryland Department of the Environment last week ... Hogan for his confidence and for the appointment as secretary of the Department of the Environment," Tablada said in a news release.

Blinken discusses global food insecurity stemming from Ukraine war with French counterpart

Beijing News 16 May 2022
Secretary Blinken highlighted the Global ... The US Secretary of State, accompanied by Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Jose Fernandez, will also meet with business and civil society stakeholders to hear their views on the TTC's past and future work.

Mayor says clean air zone will not charge – if government agrees

The Business Desk 16 May 2022
The region’s mayor has written to the Environment Secretary reiterating the city-region’s call for an investment-led, non-charging Clean Air Plan ... “That is why I’ve written to the Environment Secretary reiterating our call for an investment-led, non-charging Clean Air Plan ...

Conservationists call for law enforcement to end poaching, snaring in Cambodia 16 May 2022
Secretary of state and spokesman of the Ministry of Environment Neth Pheaktra appealed to all people to stop consuming wild meat and all other wildlife products ... The statement was released after the Ministry of Environment and partners organized a "zero-snaring" campaign in northwestern Preah Vihear province.

Minister pressed to stop Kinahan gang ‘sportswashing’ events

The Times/The Sunday Times 16 May 2022
The justice secretary has been urged to make Scotland a “hostile environment for organised crime” after claims that an international cartel continues to operate despite global sanctions.

‘Rust’ producers plan to complete the movie after sheriff’s investigation concludes

Finger Lakes Times 16 May 2022
Last month, the New Mexico Environment Department’s Occupational Health and ... New Mexico Environment Cabinet Secretary James Kenney said managers “demonstrated plain indifference” to employee safety and claimed they knew gun safety protocol was not being followed yet refused to act.

Finland, Sweden inch closer to seeking NATO membership

TDT News 16 May 2022
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Sunday the process for Finland and Sweden to join could be very quick ... “We’re now facing a fundamentally changed security environment in Europe.”. NATO’s secretary-general, meanwhile, sought to highlight Russian setbacks, which he said may portend a victory for Ukraine.

Studying and Implementing Xi Jinping Thought on Diplomacy in a Deep-going Way and Opening up New Horizons in China's External Work

People Daily 16 May 2022
In the face of new characteristics of the international situation and new features of China’s external environment, General Secretary Xi Jinping has put forward a series of important new thoughts, propositions and initiatives, providing a guide to action for steering the major ...

After the Pandemic Hit Nursing Homes Hard, California Lawmakers Push to Tighten Licensing Rules

Muskogee Phoenix 16 May 2022
1, 2011, through March 31, 2022, according to records filed with the California secretary of state’s office. The bill fails to consider the state’s “complex regulatory environments” and would create “extensive” disclosure requirements on ownership applications that “in many cases ...

A noble initiative: the Tullahan rehab project

Manila Standard 15 May 2022
SMC is an active partner of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in the latter’s Adopt-an-Estero Program ... It was on March 14, 2019 when former DENR Secretary Roy A ... SMC’s river dredging and clean-up initiative has been lauded by DENR as Acting Secretary Jim O.

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