Thursday, June 24, 2021

Tag: Chile

Chile passes single-use plastic regulation that will reduce 23,000 tons of...

"This law is ambitious, but at the same time it's realistic for where Chile stands regarding waste generation and its technical capabilities to make these changes possible."

Plastics industry loses legal bid against Chile’s landmark bag ban

Chile's Constitutional Court ratified a bill that bans plastic bags across the country after rejecting an appeal from the plastics industry.

All of Chile’s bishops offer resignations amid sex abuse scandal

They asked forgiveness for the pain that they have caused and the “omissions” committed.

Plastic bags banned in over 100 coastal areas of Chile

This move is a huge milestone and victory for Chile.

Chile Producing So Much Solar Energy It’s Giving Electricity Away for...

With so much clean power available, the price of solar has cost absolutely nothing for certain regions in recent months.

Head of Chile Chapter of Transparency International Resigns After Named in...

Delaveau resigned hours after Chile’s tax authority announced it would begin launching investigations into Chileans mentioned in the Panama Papers

Chileans Boycott Supermarkets to Fight Corruption

After the latest corruption scandal, thousands of Chileans joined a boycott against three supermarket companies accused of collusion.

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As Arizona wraps up hand count of 2020 ballots, new questions about accuracy arise

The state Senate’s contractors created 15 subtotals. Outside auditors examined 10,341.

3D printing assisting with the rise of geothermal plants

President Biden plans on expanding all renewable energy sectors, including geothermal plants, as part of his Build Back Better policy.

Former deputies plead guilty to defrauding taxpayers

“Their actions do not represent the values of this organization and absolutely do not reflect upon the contributions and sacrifices of the men and women who have courageously served our country as members of our armed forces.”

Biden has a chance to oversee biggest river restoration project in US history

Removing four dams would promote salmon recovery, clean energy, agriculture and Indigenous rights.

Democrats urge Biden to continue pause of student loan payments

“The scheduled resumption of student loan payments in October could create a significant drag on our economic recovery.”