Commuters evacuated from Vancouver's busiest port after landslide
... Vancouver 's port moves C $550 million $437 million worth of cargo a day, ranging from automobiles and consumer goods to commodities. Alternatives include switching commodities to British Columbia 's northern port of Prince Rupert , to the U.S. Pacific Northwest or across the continent to eastern Canada . Port of Vancouver said it expects vessels to anchor longer while they wait for delayed cargo, a situation that usually results in shippers paying a lot of money for the extra wait. The urgency is ...
Updated: 11/17/2021
U.S. regulators recommend co-ordination of power grid outage that killed 100
... natural gas industry to prevent a recurrence of the February freeze that left millions in Texas without power for days. The United States has been beset by several extreme weather events this year, including the February freeze and record heat in the Pacific Northwest this summer. The final report on the February freeze, also known as Winter Storm Uri, was issued by the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission FERC and the North American Electric Reliability Corp NERC on Tuesday. The Texas Electric Reliability ...
Updated: 11/16/2021
KaKaKa Kaiser Permanente strike off after labor deal
... officer at Kaiser Permanente , said the agreement underscores our commitment to our employees by maintaining industry-leading wages and benefits. Bargaining continues with local units representing Kaiser pharmacists in Northern California and the Pacific Northwest , as well as a group of engineers. Kaiser spokesman Steve Shivinsky said that they hope to reach agreements very soon. The alliance said it has more than 35,000 employees in California , 6,300 in Oregon and Washington , 2,100 in Colorado ...
Updated: 11/14/2021
European gas prices rise as Russian pipeline delays supply
... a native village to move. Where did all the public bath rooms go? What it is like to design a space for care, none rising Pacific forces a native village to move. No Airbnb Queen is caught up in platform ’ s New York Feud European gas went up on ... ... their concerns that there won't be enough to meet demand. Goldman Sachs Group believes that Russia will increase flows to Northwest Europe this week. Analysts led by Samantha Dart said that the bank doesn't expect an immediate full normalization of ...
Updated: 11/08/2021
U.S. gas prices hit record high as exports surge
... between exporters and buyers who have enjoyed cheap gas for more than a decade. Some manufacturers and chemical companies have built businesses around low U.S. gas prices. The supply squeeze has resulted in a higher global demand and utility from the Pacific Northwest to New England filed regulatory requests to raise rates for natural gas this winter. The Energy Information Administration estimates that the average U.S. household that relies on natural gas for heating will pay 30% more for the fuel this ...
Updated: 11/08/2021
Biden administration takes steps to address climate change
... needed to address climate change. A February storm in Texas led to severe power outages, 210 deaths and widespread property damage. Wildfires raged in western states. The hot dome in Portland , Oregon caused record temperatures to Seattle and the Pacific Northwest . In August Hurricane Ida struck New Jersey and caused deadly flooding in Louisiana . The actions recommended by the Biden administration reflect a significant shift in the broader discussion about climate change, suggesting that the nation ...
Updated: 10/15/2021
Here's what you can do to take advantage of rising home prices
... spectrum of buyers drive demand for a broad supply of homes, CoreLogic President and CEO Frank Martell said. The trend of strong price gains continues with large amounts capital chasing too few assets indefinitely. Home prices saw the largest boost in a Pacific Northwest metro area, specifically in metros such as Bend , Oregon which saw an annual average home price increase of 37.2% and Twin Falls , Idaho who saw an increase of 35.8%, the report said. Homeowners can take advantage of rising home prices by ...
Updated: 10/14/2021
How long distance ground motion detected during Japan earthquake
... greatly, was observed in northwest Chiba Prefecture and Tokyo 's 23 wards during the strong earthquake whose epicenter was in northwest Chiba Prefecture . The second-period ground motion is divided into four levels of intensity and on Oct. 7 level 2 intensity ... ... forecast that up to 20,000 people would be stuck behind stairs in a megaquake feared to occur in the Nankai Trough area off the Pacific side of western Japan . Particularly in the plains, where all major cities are amplified, vibrations are concentrated....
Updated: 10/09/2021
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