Biden administration leans on Tesla for guidance in renewable fuel policy reform

Biden administration leans on Tesla for guidance in renewable fuel policy reform

June 23 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden rarely mentions electric car maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) in public. But privately his administration has leaned on the company to help craft a new policy to allow electric vehicles (EVs) to benefit from the nation’s lucrative renewable fuel subsidies, according to emails reviewed by Reuters. The Biden … Read more

Bayer at ‘end of rope’ in Roundup cases, St. Louis attorney says | Local Business

Bayer at ‘end of rope’ in Roundup cases, St.  Louis attorney says |  Local Business

WASHINGTON – The US Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a bid by biotech giant Bayer to end thousands of lawsuits alleging its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer, likely costing the company billions of dollars in settlements. The decision is another key defeat for Bayer. Together, the setbacks are expected to eliminate a legal standstill in unresolved … Read more

Movie chimp whose owners said was dead is actually alive, living in Florida | Law and order

Movie chimp whose owners said was dead is actually alive, living in Florida |  Law and order

ST. LOUIS – Tonka, whose caretakers swore under oath that the chimpanzee had died of heart problems last year, is now at a Florida primate sanctuary – alive. Last weekend, authorities removed the former movie chimp from a cage in the basement of his caretaker’s home in Sunrise Beach, Missouri, near Lake of the Ozarks. … Read more

Former Virginia Tech football player Isimemen Etute found not guilty in beating death of Blacksburg man | Crime News

Former Virginia Tech football player Isimemen Etute found not guilty in beating death of Blacksburg man |  Crime News

CHRISTIANSBURG-Former Virginia Tech football player Isimemen Etute was found not guilty Friday in the beating death of Jerry Paul Smith following a three-day trial in Montgomery County Circuit Court. Etute had faced a sentence of five to 40 years if convicted of second-degree murder. The jury began deliberations at 3 pm and returned with the … Read more