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Tesla Is Not !@#$ing Around With Fires Anymore

Tesla Is Not !@#$ing Around With Fires Anymore

By Gregory Fink The risk of Tesla’s Model S sedan catching fire has been reduced to “virtually zero,” wrote Tesla CEO Elon Musk in a blog post Friday. Thanks to a titanium shield sandwiched between a “rounded, hollow” aluminum bar and a “shallow angle, solid” […]

Federal Appeals Court Rules In Favor Of Meat Labels

Federal Appeals Court Rules In Favor Of Meat Labels

By Shadee Ashtari WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court is allowing labels on meat products that say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered. Government rules took effect last year that require labels on steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat that include […]

Duke Shareholders Call On Company's Board For Coal Ash Spill Investigation

Duke Shareholders Call On Company's Board For Coal Ash Spill Investigation

By Brianna Elliott

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy shareholders called on the company’s board on Thursday to launch an independent investigation into issues surrounding a massive coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of a North Carolina river in toxic sludge.

A letter sent to Duke’s board of directors by a coalition of more than 20 large institutional investors says their confidence has been shaken by the Feb. 2 spill into the Dan River. The letter also expresses concern about an ongoing federal criminal probe and what the investors characterize as the company’s inadequate response to the environmental disaster. The letter comes as …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green