Wyoming, Japanese firms unite in quest for coal

Jul 26, 2016

Wyoming, Japanese firms unite in quest for coal

Aiming to develop new export markets for a fuel source hit by declining domestic demand, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead on Monday signed an agreement calling for cooperation between the state and a consortium of Japanese companies in researching clean-coal technology. Mead signed a memorandum ...

Jul 12, 2016

Evacuation order lifted for 10,000 residents of Minamisoma

The government on Tuesday lifted the evacuation order for all but a tiny slice of Minamisoma, Fukushima Prefecture, allowing more than 10,000 people to return to homes that have been off-limits since the 2011 nuclear crisis. The city is now habitable except for one ...